China News Agency, Xi'an, January 23 (Yang Yingqi) According to the data of many scenic spots in Shaanxi, the cultural tourism market in the province continued to heat up on the first day of the Spring Festival. At the same time, due to the "blowout" growth of tourists, some scenic spots in Xi'an Said that it will take temporary flow-limiting measures, and called on Xi'an citizens to travel off-peak so that foreign tourists can feel the charm of the ancient capital.
The Spring Festival holiday has always been the peak time for Chinese people to travel.
In Shaanxi, which is rich in cultural and tourism resources, the "west gravity" of Spring Festival tourism in 2023 will double.
Earlier this month, Ctrip released the "2023 Spring Festival Tourism Market Forecast Report", which showed that as of January 5, the number of travel orders booked for the 2023 Spring Festival holiday to Shaanxi increased by 342% year-on-year, and the number of orders destined for Xi'an increased by 375% year-on-year .
On the 23rd, the Xi'an Datang Everbright City Scenic Spot issued an announcement stating that according to the recent traffic flow of the scenic spot, in order to ensure the safety of tourists and travel experience, the performance time of the block performances in the scenic spot and the water dance light and shadow show in the North Square of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda have been temporarily adjusted.
Xi'an Datang Furong Garden Scenic Area stated that the scenic spot has a maximum daily carrying capacity of 60,000 passengers, and ticket sales will be stopped if the maximum carrying capacity is exceeded, and temporary flow-limiting measures will be taken when the instantaneous passenger flow reaches 20,000.
On the same day, the Xi'an City Wall Scenic Area stated that the daily traffic limit is 70,000 people, and will take temporary flow-limiting measures when the scenic area exceeds 20,000 people.
Since the opening of the Xi’an City Wall New Year Lantern Festival a few days ago, the number of tourists in this scenic spot has doubled, and it has become more and more difficult to find a ticket.
In addition, the reporter checked on the official website of Qinshihuang Mausoleum Museum and found that the tickets for the 24th and 25th were sold out.
"I finally had the opportunity to travel to Xi'an, but found that the tickets for the City Wall Lantern Festival have been sold out. Do friends in Shaanxi recommend any other attractions?" , Valuable niche attractions to play.
It is worth mentioning that while many scenic spots in Xi'an issued temporary flow-limiting measures, they also called on Xi'an citizens to travel off-peak.
Officials in Xi'an stated that they should "prioritize foreign tourists who come from afar to experience the cultural charm of the thousand-year-old capital."
According to the monitoring data of the Xi'an traffic police department, on the evening of the 22nd, the number of passengers entering the Qujiang New District in Xi'an exceeded 400,000.
In order to improve the traffic efficiency of the road network around the core scenic spot of Qujiang New District, the traffic police department of Xi'an will implement emergency traffic control measures for the roads in the area under its jurisdiction in accordance with laws and regulations.
According to industry insiders, many factors such as policy optimization and a good sense of cultural tourism experience have contributed to the strong recovery of Shaanxi's cultural tourism market this year.
According to Shaanxi official predictions, the number of tourists will continue to increase from the second day to the fifth day of the first month of the lunar calendar. The major scenic spots in the province will continue to do a good job of reception and response, and pay attention to the monitoring and diversion of passenger flow.