Hundreds of thousands of Chinese travelers were packing airports, train and bus stations as they headed home for Lunar New Year celebrations.
Officials expect that Chinese travelers will make almost 3 billion trips during the holiday travel rush that starts January 13 and runs through February 21. These trips include intercity flights, trains and local bus rides to villages for China’s 1.4 billion people.
Each year, it represents the world’s largest seasonal migration of people as families reunite for China’s most important traditional holiday. Also known as Spring Festival, it falls on January 28 this year.
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