Consumers in China are looking to use the newly added two days to next year's Labor Day holiday by going on a trip, according to Trip.com's soaring data traffic.
Travel ticket searches on Trip.Com surged by nearly fourfold in an hour after China's cabinet yesterday said that the Labor Day holiday will be extended to five days, starting on May 1, 2020, state-backed The Paper reported.
The new holiday will bring significant benefits, especially to the long-haul travel market, according to the Shanghai-based travel agency, formerly known as Ctrip. Within 12 hours, online searches for both domestic and overseas travel bookings had exploded, it added.
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