A tourism rebound is expected in May as a survey revealed people's intention to travel within the country, with May the most chosen month.
The survey by China Tourism Academy and Trip.com released on Friday covered nearly 15,000 people from over 100 cities. Over 85 percent are aged between 18 and 45 years old.
Among the respondents, 20 percent said safety measures by travel operators would be the biggest impetus, followed by holiday arrangements (19 percent) and discounts on tour prices (18 percent).
If the coronavirus is totally under control, 43 percent of interviewees said they would travel in the first half of this year, with 16 percent choosing May, followed by June, July, and August (15 percent each).
Over 90 percent said they would choose domestic tours, with short and medium distances the most favored (43 percent). Forty-four percent said they would choose independent travel.
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