Tourism income in Anhui Province for the past week-long holiday was recorded 5.03 billion yuan, up 59 percent from last year, with total 13.47 million travelers received, a year-on-year increase of 37.9 percent.
Twelve prefecture-level cities including capital city of Hefei, Huangshan, Anqing, Huaibei, and Xuancheng saw tourists volume of over half a million during Spring Festival holiday. Nine cities such as Hefei, Suzhou, Bengbu and Bozhou experienced tourism revenue surge of above 20 percent.
79 scenic spots under monitor received 4.4 million visitors from Jan.22 to 28, generating ticket income of 72 million yuan, up 11.54 percent from last year.
(By Zha Xuan)