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

Topic |   Golden Week
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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