Chinese went on 726 million domestic person-trips and 7 million outbound trips in the Golden Week holiday of 2018 (1-7 Oct). They altogether spent 650 billion yuan (US$93.65 bn) on traveling. Both the average daily sales of retail, food & beverage, and the domestic person-trips dropped. Travelers spent less on outbound travels. Only 19% of outbound […]
Total sales of retail and food & beverage enterprises in China amounted to 1.4 trillion yuan (US$202.16 bn). The average daily sales increased by 9.5% year-on-year during the week-long (October 1-7) National Day holiday in 2018, according to the Ministry of Commerce.
China’s domestic tourism received a total of 726 million person-trips, an increase of 9.43% year-on-year during the National Day Holiday 2018 (hereinafter referred to as Golden Week). That brought about 599.08 billion yuan (US$86.5 bn) in revenue, up by 9.04% over the previous year, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Southeast Asia received the most Chinese tourists during this year’s National Day holiday according to a recent report by WeChat.
The National Day holiday in China is the last holiday of the year and the longest one with 7 days starting on 1 October. China Railway is about to receive 110 million person trips during this year’s National Day holiday, an increase of 11.3% compared with 2015.
WeChat’s urban heat map function was formally launched on September 25. WeChat users could check real-time traffic of attractions in China and get alerts for crowded places to help with travel planning. As China is investing more in tourism, this feature could be helpful to avoid visiting crowded places during holidays.
With the policy of “internet +” in China today, a large number of consumers tend to research the hotel information through online search engines, book or reserve hotels in OTA and hotel official websites, and share the experience in the social networking platforms. Chinese consumers’ demands are showed on the Internet; therefore internet data become […]
According to a report by the Chinese online tourism website (tao.117go.com), as high as 61% of Chinese tourists have ordered air tickets and hotels in advance for over 10 days tour, by combining Mid-autumn Festival and Chinese National Day holiday together.
Estimated by China Tourism Academy, China would accept 3.76 billion person trips in 2014 with total revenue of RMB3.3 trillion (US$0.53 trillion). With the overwhelming development of mobile internet as well as improvement of social media, scenic attraction social media accounts will have more influence. On Weibo, there are already large number of travelers interacting with […]
It is estimated that during China National Day’s golden week starting on Oct 1, tourism market is expected to see 480 million person-trips in 2014 with an increase of 13% YoY and total revenue will reach RMB270 billion ($43.96 billion) with an increase of 20% YoY according to China Tourism Academy’s latest research. In addition, the research […]