China's Qingming holidays drive tourism surge with initiatives boosting inbound travel
04/02/2024|12:34:53 PM|Global Times

The upcoming Qingming Festival holidays, which fall from Thursday to Saturday, are driving a notable peak for the travel industry, with spring blossom tours attracting domestic tourists while initiatives draw significant numbers of international visitors to the country.

The National Immigration Administration anticipates about 1.78 million passenger trips daily to be made through ports nationwide during the festival, also known as Tomb-Sweeping Day, which would be a surge of 74.5 percent year-on-year.

Recently implemented support policies have greatly facilitated foreign tourists' entry into China, ranging from visa exemptions to the ease of using online and card payments.

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