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Hubei receives 46.2 million visits during the 2017 National Day holiday
source: hubei.gov.cn     2017-10-11

 

Photo shows the last day of the National Day holiday 2017 in a railway station in Wuhan, capital city of central China's Hubei. 

During the just-ended National Day holiday (October 1-8), Hubei received 46.2 million visitors and attracted tourist income of 34.56 billion yuan, an increase of 28 percent and 34 percent, respectively, revealed the Hubei Tourism Development Commission.

According to statistics, the famous tourist sites are always the preferred places for tourists. In the eight days, ten national 5A-level tourism areas in the province totally received 2.52 million visitors, generating ticket income of about 280 million yuan, among which, the East Lake Tourism Area saw the largest tourist arrivals, up to 758,200 people.

The high-speed rail network helped tourists from the country's 24 major cities travel to Hubei in just half a day. Wuhan, Yichang, Jingzhou, Xiangyang and Huanggang were the five favorite destinations for tourists.

(hubei.gov.cn by Ruan Xinqi)

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