Hohhot reports holiday tourism revenue of 213m yuan
Decorations are placed along Dazhao Pedestrian Street, as well as at major scenic spots, plazas, and along main roads in Hohhot city, in celebration of Spring Festival, the most important festival in China, which this year fell on Feb 12. [Photo/VCG]
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 Spring Festival holiday period coming in at 213 million yuan ($32.99 million), according to local media reports.
Over the seven-day break, tourists made 422,800 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 strengthened epidemic prevention and control measures and introduced extra security patrols and inspections at key tourist attractions, with special arrangements put in place to ensure that adequate numbers of officials were on duty to handle complaints over the holiday period.