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Xiamen rakes in RMB 2.549 billion during 8-day holiday

Updated: 10 Oct 2017
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The coastal city received over 2.12 million domestic and overseas visitors during the eight-day holiday, generating tourism revenue of RMB 2.549 billion.

The top three most popular attractions out of the 31 monitored scenic spots in Xiamen during the eight-day holiday were as follows:
 

Scenic Spots

Total visitors

(million)

Year-on-year Increase

(percent)

Zengcuoan

0.862

25

Gulangnyu Island

0.378

215.2

Nanputuo Temple

0.285

34.36


New popular attractions in Xiamen during the eight-day holiday

> Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center
The center became a new popular attraction after the 9th BRICS Summit this year.
> Water show and light show at Bailuzhou Park

Hotel room occupancy

In 2006, Xiamen had 110,000 hotel rooms with 170,000 beds. Since then, the total number of hotel rooms has increased to 125,000 and nearly 200,000 beds.

Average hotel room occupancy rates reached 45.3 percent during the holiday, nearly equal to last year.
 
Transportation

By rail
A total of 856,000 tourists reached Xiamen via railway, up by 49.93 percent year-on-year.

By air
Xiamen airport received 297,000 passengers, up by 9.97 percent

By waterway
A total of 47,600 passengers reached Xiamen by water, up by 6.52 year-on-year.

By road
A total of 849,200 vehicles (private vehicles and minibuses) entered Xiamen during the first 7 days, up by 7.64 percent year-on-year.
 
SOURCE: WOX Team
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