Posted On 2016/03/13 By In China Domestic, China Inbound, News, China Outbound, Holidays With 679 Views

Spring Festival Tourism Revenue up 16.3 %

China’s tourism revenue surged during the Spring Festival holiday, the National Tourism Administration said on Sunday.

Tourism revenue reached 365.1 billion yuan (55.7 billion U.S. dollars), up 16.3 percent year on year, according to the administration.

The number of tourists during the seven-day holiday topped 302 million across the country, up 15.6 percent.

Overseas travel became more popular, with outbound group travel tourists hitting 8.56 million, up 3 percent from the same period last year, according to statistical data from domestic airlines.

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Article: Xinhua / Image: Peter Dunne

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Glenda (a California native who began her hospitality and tourism career in Hawaii) has been in the travel and tourism industry for over 25 years and is currently a marketing consultant with the California Travel and Tourism Commission. Glenda’s experience in travel trade training and development was pivotal to the success of opening new tourism offices in Brazil, China, Mexico, Australia, and Korea. In her tenure at the CTTC, Glenda organized sales missions, travel trade and media events worldwide.

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