Hohhot reports holiday tourism revenue of 785m yuan
A glorious expanse of green is currently to be seen in the Chilechuan Grassland in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia [Photo/people.com.cn]
Hohhot -- capital city of North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region -- recently recorded a strong performance in its tourism industry, with revenue generated by the sector during the combined National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holiday coming in at 785 million yuan ($117 million), according to a report in the Hohhot Daily.
During the eight-day break, tourists made 2.04 million trips to the city.
Of these, 72.27 percent were from Inner Mongolia and 27.68 percent were from places outside the autonomous region.
Breaking down the modes of transport, self-guided tours accounted for 53.64 percent of the total, self-driving tours for 37.27 percent, tour groups for 3.18 percent and business tours accounted for 5.91 percent.
The lush green Daqing Mountain loctaed in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia [Photo/provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Hohhot Baita International Airport handled 293,720 passengers, with an average daily passenger throughput of 36,715 -- equating to 87.1 percent of the same period last year.
On a city-by-city basis, the data showed that the highest daily volumes of inbound and outbound passengers at the airport came from Guangzhou, Zhengzhou, Hangzhou, Qingdao and Xi'an.
Inner Mongolian cities including Chifeng, Tongliao, Hailaar and Xiliinhot also contributed to the highest daily volumes.