Stuck in China, consumers are spending millions for luxury goods in Hainan; Chinese tourists favor private, short-distance trips.
The secondary sale values ixigo at $470 million.
Domestic tourism revenues have reached 389.061 billion yuan ($60.32 billion), which is 59.9 percent of the pre-pandemic level.
The rise in pet ownership has also fueled demand for services tailored toward animals.
Sales at nine duty-free shops in the southern island province of Hainan totaled nearly $252.3 million from Oct. 1 to 6.
Revenue of about RMB 389 billion (USD 60.3 billion) was generated over the holiday, roughly 60% of that in 2019.
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Zhoumo Jiudian said it holds “large quantities of evidence” to back up its claims.
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