China's Qingming Holiday records 112 million domestic tourists this year
04/09/2019|9:23:14 AM|YiCaiGlobal

Data published by China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism showed that 112 million residents opted to travel during the Qingming holiday, a long weekend that began on April 5. The figure was up 10.9% on the year and boosted tourism revenue generated during the festival by 13.7% to CNY47.9 billion (USD7.1 billion).

Short-distance trips made up more than 60% of all journeys. 

Visitors at museums, art galleries, libraries, science and tech museums and historical and cultural districts made up 54.3%, 32.4%, 38.3%, 37.2% and 42.9% of all tourists.

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