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China sees domestic tourism boom as Covid-19 fears ease

People in China are flocking to sites across the country in large numbers as the authorities look to boost the domestic tourism industry in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.While the authorities had urged people not to make unnecessary journeys during the Lunar New Year holiday because of an outbreak in the north of the country, there are no such concerns over the five-day Labour Day holiday that started on Saturday.One tourism analyst predicted that there would be an “explosive” rise in…People in China are flocking to sites across the country in large numbers as the authorities look to boost the domestic tourism industry in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.While the authorities had urged people not to make unnecessary journeys during the Lunar New Year holiday because of an outbreak in the north of the country, there are no such concerns over the five-day Labour Day holiday that started on Saturday.One tourism analyst predicted that there would be an “explosive” rise in…Read MoreSouth China Morning Post