Coupons can give a shot in the arm of tourism
09/09/2022|2:38:36 PM|China Daily

Chinese people are looking forward to the three-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday starting from Saturday and the Golden Week National Day holiday from Oct 1. But sporadic COVID-19 outbreaks have forced several local governments to implement strict prevention and control measures, dealing a big blow to the already distraught tourism sector.

Many local governments have issued cultural tourism consumption coupons, which will not only lift the tourism sector's output value but also increase the supply of related industrial products, thereby stimulating the cultural tourism industry.

The cultural tourism consumption coupons issued this year are large in scale, part of a targeted plan, and cover a wide range of products and services.

Apart from issuing cultural tourism consumption coupons and gas coupons through three online platforms, Ctrip, Meituan, and Tongcheng, Yunnan province is also distributing them through Yunnan Tour app, Yunnan Tour applet, and Tour Yunnan with One Phone and the Yunnan Tour's official WeChat account.

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