China sees 96 mln domestic tourist trips during Dragon Boat Festival holiday
 updatetime:2019-06-10 16:07:04   Views:0 Source:Xinhua

China saw a total of 95.98 million domestic tourist trips made during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday, up 7.7 percent from the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

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Passengers have their tickets checked at Anqing Railway Station, east China's Anhui Province, June 9, 2019. Sunday witnessed a travel rush as the Dragon Boat Festival holiday came to an end. [Photo: Xinhua/Jiang Sheng]

Tourism revenue reached 39.33 billion yuan (about 5.7 billion U.S. dollars) during the holiday which lasts from Friday to Sunday, up 8.6 percent year-on-year, according to the ministry.

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Passengers wait to board a train at the Tianjin West Railway Station in north China's Tianjin, June 9, 2019. Sunday witnessed a travel rush as the Dragon Boat Festival holiday came to an end. [Photo: Xinhua/Yang Baosen]

Various activities staged across China to celebrate this year's Cultural and Natural Heritage Day, which fell on Saturday, also attracted a large number of tourists, according to the ministry.

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Passengers have their tickets checked at the Tianjin West Railway Station in north China's Tianjin, June 9, 2019. Sunday witnessed a travel rush as the Dragon Boat Festival holiday came to an end. [Photo: Xinhua/Yang Baosen]

Trips to coastal cities surged during the holiday, said the ministry.


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