Short holidays and local tourism saved the day for Mid-Autumn Festival travel in China. Photo: EPA-EFE
Short holidays and local tourism saved the day for Mid-Autumn Festival travel in China. Photo: EPA-EFE

China’s Covid-hit tourism market saved from Mid-Autumn Festival doldrums by short trips and local travel

  • Revenue over the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday was not drastically below pre-pandemic levels even amid official recommendations against travel, official data shows
  • While local tourism saved the day in big cities like Beijing, travel agencies, airlines and railway services that rely on longer trips did not fare as well

Short holidays and local tourism saved the day for Mid-Autumn Festival travel in China. Photo: EPA-EFE
Short holidays and local tourism saved the day for Mid-Autumn Festival travel in China. Photo: EPA-EFE
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