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China sees 96 mln domestic tourist trips during Dragon Boat Festival holiday

Updated: 2019-06-10 10:11:37

( Xinhua )

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China saw a total of 95.98 million domestic tourist trips made during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday, up 7.7 percent from the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

Tourism revenue reached 39.33 billion yuan (about $5.7 billion) during the holiday which lasts from Friday to Sunday, up 8.6 percent year-on-year, according to the ministry.

Various activities staged across China to celebrate this year's Cultural and Natural Heritage Day, which fell on Saturday, also attracted a large number of tourists, according to the ministry.

Trips to coastal cities surged during the holiday, said the ministry.

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