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Hubei receives 26.658 million visitors during the Chinese New Year holiday
source: hubei.gov.cn     2018-02-26


Hubei Province welcomed 26.658 million visitors during the 2018 Chinese New Year holiday (February 15-21, 2018), an increase of 20.5 percent year on year, according to official data.

Tourism revenue in the province reached 29.03 billion yuan, up 28.6 percent, according to the Hubei Tourism Development Commission.

Winter tourism products were hot among tourists. According to statistics, the hot springs in Xianning City received an average of 20,000 visitors a day, and the four Shennongjia ski resorts received 20,700 visits during the weeklong holiday.

On February 20th (5th day of the first lunar month), the religious sites in Wuhan welcomed more than 500,000 tourists in just one day.

This year, foreign tourists have seen strong growth in Hubei. During this period, Wuhan Datang International Travel Service Co., Ltd. guided 42 groups (746 people in total) from South Asia, while CITS Yichang welcomed 1,089 foreign tourists, hiting a new record since 2008. (hubei.gov.cn) 
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