Where do Chongqing people prefer to travel in Sichuan？
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- May 19 is the tenth “China Tourism Day”, and Sichuan Province and Chongqing Municipality simultaneously launched the “Bashu Cultural Tourism Corridor Self-guided Tour” Activity. More than one hundred tourist attractions in Chongqing and Sichuan provided 600,000 free tickets respectively, bringing benefits to Sichuan and Chongqing tourists. Then what are the favorite tourist destinations in Sichuan for Chongqing people? Where do Sichuan people prefer to travel in Chongqing?
Chengdu-Chongqing tourism is more active
Since 2020, despite being affected by the (COVID-19 epidemic, tourism between Chengdu and Chongqing will be more active than cities like Guangzhou and Shenzhen, Shanghai and Hangzhou, which are also close to each other. According to data from Qunar.com, the train ticket sales from Chengdu to Chongqing have recovered to 40% of the same period last year, and the ticket sales from Chongqing to Chengdu have returned to nearly 50% of the same period of last year. The booking volume from Guangzhou to Shenzhen only recovered to 20% of the same period of last year, and the booking volume from Shanghai to Hangzhou returned to 25%.
What if the tourism data is expanded from Chengdu to the whole Sichuan? The reporter got a set of data from Ctrip Travel: from May 1 to 15 this year, the air ticket sales from Chongqing to Sichuan increased by 86% compared with the same period in April this year (the same below), and the air ticket sales from Sichuan to Chongqing increased by 30%. In terms of accommodation, hotel accommodation from Chongqing to Sichuan increased by 34%, and hotel accommodation from Sichuan to Chongqing increased by 30%. It can be seen that with the effective control of the epidemic, tourism exchange in Sichuan and Chongqing is resuming.
Chongqing people love to visit Zigong Dinosaur Lantern Festival of Sichuan Province
In terms of popular tourist attractions, Ctrip data shows that in 2019, the top 10 major tourist destinations or tourist destinations for travelers from Chongqing to Sichuan are: Zigong International Dinosaur Lantern Festival, Leshan Giant Buddha, Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Chunxi Road, Emei Mountain, Dujiangyan Scenic Area, Chengdu Haichang Polar Ocean Park, Xiling Snow Mountain, Daocheng Yading, and Qingcheng Mountain. And the top 10 major tourist attractions or tourist destinations for Sichuan travelers to Chongqing are: Locajoy Theme Park, Yangtze River Cableway, Black Valley Scenic Area, Wulong Tianshengsanqiao, Dazu Rock Carvings, Dream Ordovician Scenic Area, Chongqing Wildlife World, Chongqing Happy Valley, Chongqing Two River’s Cruise, Wulong Tiankengdifeng National Geopark.
The data from Qunar.com also shows that Chongqing people not only like the hot tourist attractions around Chengdu, but also the scenic spots such as Jianyang Sancha Lake and Chongzhou Jiezi Ancient Town in Chengdu and Chongqing, which are less popular in China.
From the perspective of tourism routes, according to the data of qunari.com, Wulong Tianshengsanqiao and Longshui Gorge One-day Tour, the Dream Ordovician One-day Trip, the Three Gorges Four-day and Three Night Round Tour on the Yangtze River have become the most popular group tour projects for Sichuan people in Chongqing. Jiuzhaigou Huanglong Route, Dujiangyan and Qingcheng Mountain One-day Tour, Emei Mountain and Leshan Route are the most popular tours and routes for Chongqing people in Sichuan. (Translated by Luo Juan, Fathom Language Limited)