Chinese people made 2.36 billion domestic trips in the first half of 2021, up by 153% from the same period in 2020, a report said Friday.
Domestic tourism revenue stood at RMB 1.95 trillion (about USD 301 billion) during this period, up by 208% year on year, said the report released by the China Tourism Academy (CTA).
The country’s tourism industry welcomed a fast recovery in the first half of 2021. Domestic trips and tourism revenue had recovered to about 77% and 70%, respectively, of the level of the first half of 2019.
The report expects the country to receive about 2.6 billion domestic trips and 2.24 trillion yuan in tourism revenue for the second half of 2021, or 88% and 76%, respectively, of the level of the same period of 2019.
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