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China to see increased domestic tourism in 2021

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Feb 23, 2021 (China Knowledge) - According to the China Tourism Academy’s estimates, a total of 4.1 bln domestic tourist trips will be made in China in 2021, an increase of 42% compared to 2020. China is forecasted to gain a revenue of RMB 3.3 trln from domestic tourism in 2021, a 48% increase YoY.

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, there were approximately 2.88bln domestic tourist trips in 2020, down 52.1% YoY. However, passion for travel has been slowly increasing, with the Spring Festival holiday between Feb 11 and 17 see tourist numbers exceeding levels the 2019 Spring Festival.

In addition, tourists are also expressing higher levels of satisfaction with their trips due to new innovations that were implemented to improve service quality at tourist attractions.

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