China’s tourism industry is recovering after the pandemic, but with new trends such as “Go Near” and “Go by Car,” Airbnb said on Thursday.
China is seeing a “steady recovery drumbeat” in domestic travel, with a survey showing more than 70 percent of Chinese people wanting to travel at least once a year when restrictions are fully lifted, the accommodation service provider said.
Its business in China started to rebound last month. On the Airbnb China site, 72 of the top 100 cities with the most month-to-date nights saw more than 100 percent growth in May, with data from May 10-19 compared with April 10-19. In terms of nights booked, cities including Changsha, Chongqing, Chengdu, Hangzhou and markets such as Sanya, Huzhou and Qingdao have shown a robust full recovery or even outperformed the same period last year, according to Airbnb.
Read more at Shanghai Daily.