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China sees more trips made during Dragon Boat Festival holiday

Updated: Jun 19,2018 2:16 PM     Xinhua

BEIJING — Chinese tourists made 89 million domestic trips during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday, up 7.9 percent year-on-year, official data showed.

According to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the country’s tourism industry raked in 36 billion yuan ($5.6 billion) in revenue during the holiday that ended on June 18.

Traditional events and countryside tours are among the top choices for tourists. Outbound tourists to Russia also increased due to the ongoing FIFA World Cup.