Visitors crowd onto a narrow alley in Zhujiajiao Water Town on the outskirts of Shanghai. Photo: Bloomberg Visitors crowd onto a narrow alley in Zhujiajiao Water Town on the outskirts of Shanghai. Photo: Bloomberg
Visitors crowd onto a narrow alley in Zhujiajiao Water Town on the outskirts of Shanghai. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s ‘golden week’ gains added lustre as millions make up for lost time after coronavirus outbreak

  • Millions are using the extended National Day break to enjoy a ‘belated lunar new year’ after the Covid-19 pandemic wrecked their plans for the earlier festival
  • Consumer spending is starting to bounce back, with tourist revenues reaching US$46bn halfway through the break

Topic |   Golden Week
Visitors crowd onto a narrow alley in Zhujiajiao Water Town on the outskirts of Shanghai. Photo: Bloomberg Visitors crowd onto a narrow alley in Zhujiajiao Water Town on the outskirts of Shanghai. Photo: Bloomberg
Visitors crowd onto a narrow alley in Zhujiajiao Water Town on the outskirts of Shanghai. Photo: Bloomberg
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