The ‘golden week’ holiday is traditionally one of China’s busiest times for travel. Photo: EPA-EFE
The ‘golden week’ holiday is traditionally one of China’s busiest times for travel. Photo: EPA-EFE

China’s coronavirus curbs and consumer fears mean ‘golden week’ travel unlikely to return to pre-pandemic levels this year

  • The seven-day ‘golden week’ holiday is traditionally one of its busiest times for travel and is closely watched as a barometer of consumer demand
  • Chinese travel booking site LY.com says it is only expecting some 650 million trips, about 80 per cent of the number made for the same period in 2019

The ‘golden week’ holiday is traditionally one of China’s busiest times for travel. Photo: EPA-EFE
The ‘golden week’ holiday is traditionally one of China’s busiest times for travel. Photo: EPA-EFE
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