China's Qingming Festival fuels tourism rebound, one-day trip bookings surge five-fold
04/04/2023|5:34:01 PM|Global Times

China's tourism sector continued its strong rebound, with bookings for one-day trips during the Qingming Festival, which falls on Wednesday this year, jumping by over five-fold, data from domestic online travel agencies showed.

As of Sunday, bookings for trips during the one-day holiday surged more than five-fold, with the Palace Museum in Beijing, Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province and Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Southwest China's Sichuan Province among the top destinations, according to data that domestic online travel agency sent to the Global Times on Tuesday.

On the platform, car rental bookings had increased more than 10 times, representing a week-on-week increase of over 150%.

Since March, bookings for spring trips in local and nearby cities have begun to rise, and overall bookings have exceeded the same period in 2019, domestic travel agency Lvmama told the Global Times on Tuesday.

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