Beijing will become the most popular tourism destination during the Chinese traditional holiday Mid-Autumn Festival as the Universal Beijing Resort plans to officially open for visitors on Sept 20, ThePaper reported on Thursday.
The search volume for flight to Beijing surpassed 11 times in 30 minutes compare to the same period of last week as the resort announced its opening, said the online news outlet, citing the online platform Qunar.
Beijing has maintained its lead as the most popular tourism destination for days with its search popularity far ahead of other cities, according to the online travel booking platform Ctrip.
On Sept 6, the number of people booking travel products in Beijing during the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday via Ctrip increased 8 times compared with August 20. Moreover, the average one-way passenger price in and out of Beijing was RMB 877 by Sept 6, up about 20 percent from last year, said the Ctrip.
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