Tourists take a selfie in front of the Tiananmen Gate in Beijing. China is loosening up nationwide travel restrictions after months of lockdown over the coronavirus crisis. Photo: EPA-EFETourists take a selfie in front of the Tiananmen Gate in Beijing. China is loosening up nationwide travel restrictions after months of lockdown over the coronavirus crisis. Photo: EPA-EFE
Tourists take a selfie in front of the Tiananmen Gate in Beijing. China is loosening up nationwide travel restrictions after months of lockdown over the coronavirus crisis. Photo: EPA-EFE

China cautiously opens up domestic tourism to unleash pent up spending power and bolster the sagging economy

  • China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism says travel agencies can now operate group tours across provincial borders and has lifted the capacity of tourist attractions
  • Shares of mainland travel companies get a boost, with many surging by the daily 10 per cent limit

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic: All stories
Tourists take a selfie in front of the Tiananmen Gate in Beijing. China is loosening up nationwide travel restrictions after months of lockdown over the coronavirus crisis. Photo: EPA-EFETourists take a selfie in front of the Tiananmen Gate in Beijing. China is loosening up nationwide travel restrictions after months of lockdown over the coronavirus crisis. Photo: EPA-EFE
Tourists take a selfie in front of the Tiananmen Gate in Beijing. China is loosening up nationwide travel restrictions after months of lockdown over the coronavirus crisis. Photo: EPA-EFE
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