China reports 115 million domestic tourists in a five-day holiday
05/06/2020|11:26:10 PM|ChinaTravelNews

China recorded 115 million domestic tourists for the Labor Day holiday from May 1-5, generating a domestic travel revenue of RMB 47.56 billion (USD 5.7 billion), according to data from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. 

Data from the Ministry of Transport show that China's railways carried 22.89 million passengers from April 30 to May 3, while 2.53 million air passengers were recorded during the time. 

For the first four day of the holiday period (May 1-4), the Chinese tourists made 104 million domestic trips and created a tourism receipt of RMB 43.23 billion (USD 6 billion).

On May 1, 8,498 A-rated tourist attractions nationwide reopened for business, representing 70% of the country's total attractions. These attractions only operated with 30% of their capacity, restricting visitor number to lower the health risk for the tourists. (Translated by Jerry)