Over 34 million people visited Chongqing during National Day holiday
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- Tourism of this year's National Day holiday in Chongqing is still booming. According to the data released by the Chongqing Tourism Development Committee on October 7, during the National Day holiday, Chongqing welcomed a total of 34.969 million domestic and foreign tourists, and accounted a total tourism revenue of 14.127 billion yuan, up 13.8% and 28.4% from last year respectively.
Urban tourism receives a half of tourists
Hongyadong became the “hottest”
During the National Day holiday, Chongqing's urban tourism can be described as extremely hot. The major shopping districts and scenic areas in the main urban areas, especially Hongyadong, Ciqikou and Yangtze River Cableways, attracted a large number of tourists to visit; moreover, situations where scenic areas implement restriction on people inflow and traffic control as well as all tickets sold-out are seen.
Hongyadong Scenic Area in the National Day holiday is very popular.
According to the estimate, during the National Day holiday, the Chongqing metropolitan area received 17,595,300 visitors, accounting for 50.4% of the total number of tourists received by the city; the tourism income was 5.538 billion yuan, accounting for 39.2% of the city's total tourism revenue. The top five scenic areas in urban tourism are: Hongyadong, Geleshan Martyrs Cemetery, Ciqikou Ancient Town, Guanyinqiao Commercial Circle Metropolitan Tourist Area, and Landmark Riverside Danzishi Old Street. Among them, Hongyadong received 796,700 tourists, up 184.5% from last year.
Spending the National Day holiday in Chongqing is still the first choice for Chongqing people.
Look at the night views and enjoy the snacks and style of the Ba people... Hongyadong is a must-see attraction for tourists from other places. During the holiday, there are so many people at the entrance to the scenic area, on the Qiansimen Bridge, on the roads, and by the river.
Chongqing has reduced the ticket prices of 8 5A-level scenic areas and 4 municipal-administered 4A-level scenic areas since October 1, and scenic areas have increased its popularity due to the reduction in ticket prices. Among them, the Yangtze River Cableway Scenic Area received 137,400 tourists, Youyang Taohuayuan received 190,300 tourists, and Qianjiang Zhuoshui Ancient Town Scenic Area received 235,000 visitors.
Local special events attracted tourists. (Photo provided by Landmark Riverside Danzishi Old Street)
More than 120 events
Dense festive atmosphere
Landmark Riverside Danzishi Old Street Gonglve Festival, Geleshan International Slow City Happy Farm "Bumper" Theme Activities, Yunyang 10th Zhang Fei Temple Fair... During the holiday, districts and counties of Chongqing launched more than 120 colorful tourism events. The events not only created a strong festive atmosphere, but also attracted tourists to visit and enjoy. In addition, during the National Day holiday, Chongqing rural tourism, hot spring tourism and red tourism reception are still gratifying.
Landmark Riverside Danzishi Old Street Gonglve Festival. (Photo provided by Landmark Riverside Danzishi Old Street)
(Translated by Yang Lifu, Fathom Language Limited)