Beijing sees strong tourism rebound during May Day holiday Travel


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Beijing's tourism rebound came as the COVID-19 situation continues to improve across China and nationwide mass vaccination drive gains steam.[Photo/Xinhua] Beijing has seen a robust recovery in tourism as it received more than 8.4 million tourists during the five-day May Day holiday that ended Wednesday, local authorities said. The figure marks an 81.9-percent surge over the same period last year and is 98.4 percent of the pre-pandemic level in 2019, according to the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism. The Chinese capital's tourism sector raked in around 9.3 billion yuan (about $1.44 billion) during the holiday, an increase of...