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Lhasa received 180 mln yuan in tourism revenue during Spring Festival
update:February 09,2017
Feb. 9, 2017 -- According to Lhasa Tourism Bureau, Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, has a smooth running in its tourism industry during the Spring Festival holiday. The occupancy level of hotels and restaurants increases greatly on average. Statistics show that Lhasa has received over 209,534 tourists from home and abroad by Feb 2, generating 180 million yuan in tourism revenue.
Compared with last year, Lhasa's tourism industry goes well. The number of tourists climbs higher. The self-driving tour has become a mainstream trend among tourists this year. With the safety of tourism market, the passenger flow increases substantially. Lhasa has received over 209,534 tourists from Jan 27 to Feb 2, making the total tourism revenue of 180 million yuan. The number of tourists in one-day tour amounted to 113,765.
In recent years, thanks to the continuous dissemination of “the city of sunlight” and “winter tour to Tibet”, Lhasa's winter tourism booms. In the first three days of Spring Festival holiday, with the joint effort of whole city, Lhasa’s tourism market develops rationally in various ways.
During the Spring Festival, Lhasa's tourism products are various, gradually becoming popular. Many tourists spending the Spring Festival in Tibet are enchanted by fascinating plateau scenery in winter. Experiencing local unique costumes is also a good choice for tourists. Most of tourists enjoy Lhasa's special custom during the Spring Festival and its unique charm.
By: Zhu Shan
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