Tourism, consumption recover during May Day holiday | Updated: 2020-05-07 13:54
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A family enjoys leisure time at a park in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong province, on May 4, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

People started going out, travel resumed and consumption bounced back during the May Day holiday all over China.

The five-day holiday, running from Friday to Tuesday, saw 115 million trips, generating 47.56 billion yuan ($6.74 billion) revenue for travel operators, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

In addition to tourism, catering and retailing were among the key sectors that recorded recovery during this year's holiday, an indication of the country's unabated economic vitality and flourishing consumption market.

Many new forms of entertainment, including online concerts, were held to help Chinese people to spend time during the holiday.

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