4.1 billion tourist trips are expected to take place within China during the year 2021, an increase of 42% from 2020, according to the Chinese Academy of Tourism.
Under the effect of the Covid-19 epidemic, China recorded around 2.88 billion domestic tourist trips in 2020, down 52.1% on an annual basis, said the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. .
However, the need for Chinese women to travel has gradually returned from the positive effects of the fight against Covid-19 throughout China. Thus, during the holidays from February 11 to 17 of the Spring Festival, the tourism industry recorded positive figures.
The number of tourists traveling to and from major tourist destinations in China, such as Guangdong, Henan, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Chongqing and Beijing has almost exceeded the levels seen during the Spring Festival in 2019.
In 2020, tourists expressed higher levels of satisfaction with their travels, as more scientific, technological and cultural innovations were implemented to improve the quality of services at China’s tourist sites, according to the report.