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More than 710 million travel in China on National Day trips

October 13, 2017

BEIJING - China witnessed more than 710 million tourist trips during the eight-day National Day and Mid-Autumn holidays, ringing up to about RMB 590 billion (US$88.68 billion) in tourism income, according to the National Tourism Administration. 

The State newsagency, Xinhua, reported that the National Day holiday, one of China's two Golden Weeks, saw a surge in tourist revenue along with passenger flows. This year the holiday was extended by one day as the Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Cake Festival, fell on October4.