Hohhot reports holiday tourism revenue of 151m yuan
A picture captures the landscape of Daqing Mountain in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia. Great efforts have been taken in Hohhot to restore its natural environment in recent years. [Photo by Le Yan/for chinadaily.com.cn]
Hohhot in North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region recently recorded a strong performance in terms of its tourism industry, with revenue generated by the sector during the combined New Year's Day holiday coming in at 151 million yuan ($23.39 million), according to local media reports.
Over the three-day break, tourists made 433,700 trips to the city.
Most tourists coming to the city chose short tours of the local area, with stops at major tourist attractions such as Daqing Mountain and Dazhao Temple.
To maintain a safe and orderly environment for tourists, the city introduced extra security patrols and inspections at key tourist attractions, with special arrangements initiated to ensure that adequate numbers of officials were on duty to handle complaints over the holiday period, as well as strengthened epidemic prevention and control measures.