Huge crowds were seen at popular tourist spots in China’s major cities over the first four days of the ‘golden week’ holiday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Huge crowds were seen at popular tourist spots in China’s major cities over the first four days of the ‘golden week’ holiday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Golden Week

China holiday spending improves from May, but still a third below last year’s ‘golden week’

  • China reported tourism revenue of 312 billion yuan (US$45.9 billion) over the first half of the ‘golden week’ holiday, a drop of 31 per cent from last year
  • Although consumer spending has recovered from the height of the coronavirus, weak consumption continues to plague the world’s second biggest economy

Huge crowds were seen at popular tourist spots in China’s major cities over the first four days of the ‘golden week’ holiday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Huge crowds were seen at popular tourist spots in China’s major cities over the first four days of the ‘golden week’ holiday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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