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Hubei receives over 16 million visits during 2018 Qingming Festival holiday

Source: hubei.gov.cn 04/08/2018 03:04:46

Wuhan Railway Station, April 7, 2018. (photo by Chen Duan /Hubei Daily)

Hubei Province received a total of 16.2415 million visitors during the three-day holiday of Qingming ( April 5-7, 2018), an increase of 18.3 percent year on year, and tourism income rose by 19.5 percent to 9.644 billion yuan, according to official data.

Wuhan, capital of Hubei Province, received 4.2218 million visitors, totaling 1.328 billion yuan in tourism income, up 10.48 percent and 23.42 percent, respectively.

The flowers are eagerly sought by most of the sightseers. During the Qingming Festival, a series of activities focusing on flowers were organized around the province: the azaleas festival in Yunwu Mulan Mountain in Huangpi, the tulip exhibition in Caidian, the peony exhibition in Jingzhou, etc. attracting an influx of visitors from the province as well the neighboring provinces.(en.hubei.gov.cn)