Shoppers and pedestrians walk through Shanghai during the just-ended “golden week” holiday. Photo: Bloomberg
Shoppers and pedestrians walk through Shanghai during the just-ended “golden week” holiday. Photo: Bloomberg
Golden Week

China’s ‘golden week’ travel spending down 40 per cent from pre-pandemic level, and worse than last year’s

  • Local outbreaks of the coronavirus Delta variant across the country scared many consumers into staying home or not travelling as far
  • Total number of trips was also down compared with last year’s holiday period, and they plunged by 30 per cent compared with 2019

Shoppers and pedestrians walk through Shanghai during the just-ended “golden week” holiday. Photo: Bloomberg
Shoppers and pedestrians walk through Shanghai during the just-ended “golden week” holiday. Photo: Bloomberg
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