Published on : Monday, December 24, 2018
During the winter, tourism generated revenue of about 330 billion yuan or 47.9 billion U.S. dollars according to a report released by the Data Center of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Sunday. It was a 22 percent year on year.
The report forecast that the number of tourists will reach 340 million in the 2021-2022 winter, generating a revenue of about 680 billion yuan. As per the data so far, investment of about 540 billion yuan was made in the 2017-2018 winter.
The report was released on the sideline of the ongoing third Jilin Ice and Snow Tourism Industry Expo and 22nd Changchun Ice and Snow Tourism Festival, held in northeast China’s Jilin Province.
Ever since Beijing won its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in 2015, winter tourism in China has been booming.
in as local governments of Beijing and the provinces of Hebei, Jilin and Heilongjiang have unveiled policies to promote winter tourism. Local governments of Beijing and the provinces of Hebei, Jilin and Heilongjiang have unveiled policies to promote winter tourism.