A crowd gathers on the promenade on the Bund in Shanghai to celebrate Labour Day on May 1, 2020. Photo: AFP A crowd gathers on the promenade on the Bund in Shanghai to celebrate Labour Day on May 1, 2020. Photo: AFP
A crowd gathers on the promenade on the Bund in Shanghai to celebrate Labour Day on May 1, 2020. Photo: AFP

Chinese domestic tourism gets a Labour Day holiday boost as ‘revenge travellers’ throw off the shackles of coronavirus lockdown

  • Domestic tourism revenue almost quadrupled from April’s Ching Ming Festival as people who had been cooped up at home took a much-needed trip
  • This year’s Labour Day travellers stayed closer to home amid travel restrictions, shunning traditional favourites like Kunming

Topic |   Tourism
A crowd gathers on the promenade on the Bund in Shanghai to celebrate Labour Day on May 1, 2020. Photo: AFP A crowd gathers on the promenade on the Bund in Shanghai to celebrate Labour Day on May 1, 2020. Photo: AFP
A crowd gathers on the promenade on the Bund in Shanghai to celebrate Labour Day on May 1, 2020. Photo: AFP
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