According to figures just released from the China Tourism Academy more than 700 million people are expected to travel during China’s upcoming Golden Week, 1st to 8th of October. More than 60% of Chinese mainland residents plan to go on vacation compared to 50% last year. It is also predicted that 6 out of 10 tourists plan to stay within China.
According to Ctrip, the top three destinations within China are expected to be Beijing and the southern provinces of Yunnan and Hainan. This year, Haikou, capital of Hainan, has experienced the greatest annual increase in bookings — 35%.