China sees 515 million domestic tourist trips during holiday

Source: Xinhua| 2021-10-07 23:39:21|Editor: huaxia

People visit a food street during the week-long National Day holiday in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Oct. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

BEIJING, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- China saw a total of 515 million domestic tourist trips made during the seven-day National Day holiday, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

The figure was 70.1 percent of trips made during the same period before the COVID-19 epidemic, said the ministry.

Tourism revenue reached 389.06 billion yuan (about 60.38 billion U.S. dollars), a recovery of 59.9 percent of the revenue gained in the same period before the epidemic, the ministry said.

China celebrates its National Day on Oct. 1.

KEY WORDS: China,National Day holiday,Tourism