China sees 160m domestic tourist trips during May Day holiday
China saw a total of 160 million domestic tourist trips during the five-day May Day holiday, down 30.2 percent from last year, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Wednesday.
Tourism revenue reached 64.68 billion yuan, down 42.9 percent from last year, according to the ministry.
The ministry said people's desire for travel remains high despite the epidemic, as many chose to embark on short-distance tours in or near their homes. Camping trips and homestays saw a boom thanks to the surge, according to the ministry.