Beijing’s tourist attractions received more than 6.8 million visitors during the first three days of the National Day holiday, which represents a 60 percent increase from last year, bringing a sharp increase in tourism revenue, officials said. local authorities.
During the period, the Chinese capital’s main scenic areas recorded total revenue of more than 418 million yuan ($58 million), an annual increase of 25 percent, according to the Municipal Department of Culture and Tourism.
In total, 100 key companies monitored by the Municipal Commerce Department, including department stores, supermarkets, specialty stores and companies in the catering and e-commerce sectors, reported a total sales volume of 3.83 billion yuan, an increase of 18% compared to last year, according to the most recent data released by the department.
Local authorities worked together to boost the holiday economy by organizing various performances and other cultural activities and launching attractive tourist routes.
This year’s Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holiday began on September 29th and will continue until October 6th. It is the longest public holiday in the second half of the year in China, and is also known as “golden week”.