client, Beijing, September 27th (Reporter Li Jinlei) What is the current situation of the resumption of work and production in the tourism industry?

What are the characteristics of the National Day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday travel?

How to prevent and control the epidemic and ensure the safety of tourists?

  On September 27, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism held a regular press conference for the third quarter of 2020 to introduce the situation of the resumption of culture and tourism and the cultural and tourism market during the National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival.

On September 26, 2020, Beijing Qianmen Street was full of tourists.

Photo by Chinanews reporter Li Jinlei

The number of tourists to A-level scenic spots in the third quarter reached 70% in the same period last year

  Shan Gangxin, deputy director of the Resource Development Department of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, said at a press conference that, judging from the current situation, the industry has resumed development and showed a positive trend.

  In terms of tourist attractions, according to estimates, in the second quarter, the number of visitors to A-level tourist attractions across the country increased by 158.7% month-on-month; tourism revenue increased by 131.7% month-on-month.

In the third quarter, the overall number of tourists received by national A-level tourist attractions reached about 70% of the same period last year, and some local scenic spots have reached the level of the same period last year.

  In terms of tourist resorts, according to estimates, in the second quarter, the number of tourists received in tourist resorts nationwide increased by 247.7% from the previous month; total revenue rose by 144.6% from the previous month.

From July to August, all tourist resorts across the country resumed opening, and the number of visitors and income returned to around 90% last year.

  In terms of rural tourism, according to estimates, in the second quarter, the number of tourists received by rural tourism across the country increased by 106.3% month-on-month; total revenue increased by 148.8% month-on-month.

From July to August, the number of rural tourism receptions and total income in the country have recovered to more than 90% of the same period of the previous year, and the number of employees basically reached the level of the same period last year.

  Li Jian, deputy director of the Marketing Management Department of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, revealed that as of mid-September, the resumption rate of travel agencies across the country has reached 75.72%, and the group travel business has recovered to about 40% of the same period last year; online travel business orders have increased significantly, and the unit price of products Gradually restored, the overall business has recovered to about 40% in the same period last year; the business of star-rated hotels has resumed faster, with 9,421 restaurants resuming operations, with a resumption rate of 91%.

  "From the above data, it can be seen that the resumption of work and production in tourist attractions, tourist resorts, rural tourism, etc., has proceeded in an orderly manner, and has achieved certain positive results. In the next step, we will take multiple measures and continue to increase work efforts to further assist The market resumes revitalization." Shan Gang said.

The picture shows the entrance ceremony of the ancient city of Kashgar, a 5A tourist attraction in China, is held every day.

Photo by Zhang Huan

264 5A scenic spots implement time-sharing appointments

  Shan Gangxin said that for tourist attractions, under the premise of coordinating epidemic prevention and control, focus on orderly opening and booking tours.

Accelerate the implementation of the time-sharing reservation system for 5A scenic spots. As of now, with the exception of some open ticket-free scenic spots, 264 scenic spots have established and implemented the time-sharing reservation system among the 280 5A-level tourist attractions across the country, accounting for about 94% of the total .

  "We expect that rural tourism will usher in a small peak of tourism in the'Double Festival'." Shan Gangxin said that recently, we have concentrated on launching 300 national rural tourism boutique routes to the society to provide tourists with a view of the mountains and sights. See the water, a good place to remember homesickness.

  For example, Gansu's "Yellow River Long Thousand Year Old Town Tour", Shandong's "Family Yimeng Red Humanistic Tour", Hubei's "Idyllic Poetry and Painting Harvest Picking Tour" and so on. Boutique homestays represented by the "Drunk Beauty Road" in Yanqing, Beijing, scenic drives represented by the "Xanadu Resort" in Changde, Hunan, and pastoral leisure types represented by the "Most Beautiful Pastoral Village" in Wuyuan, Jiangxi. Kind of type.

  Shan Gangxin pointed out that based on the judgment of relevant data, the proportion of self-driving travel during the National Day Mid-Autumn Festival is expected to reach more than 60%. Qinghai, Xinjiang, Tibet, Inner Mongolia, Yunnan and other places have become hot destinations for self-driving travel.

Data map: Harbin Wuhuashan Autumn Appreciation Festival kicks off.

Lu Pinshe

The scenic spot should prevent the occurrence of instantaneous gathering of people

  "This year's National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival are superimposed, and the holiday is as long as 8 days. On the one hand, tourists are willing to travel and the market is expected to recover; on the other hand, the risks of epidemic prevention and control and safe production are also high." Li Jian said .

  In terms of epidemic prevention and control, Li Jian requested that the string of epidemic prevention and control should always be tightened, strengthen supervision and guidance of cultural and tourist sites that have resumed business activities, and guide tourist attractions, star-rated hotels, travel agencies, etc. to improve and normalize epidemic prevention and control Measures.

Guide A-level tourist attractions to improve the ticket reservation management system and promote the normalization of "limited, reservation, and peak shifts".

  In terms of travel safety, Li Jian pointed out that he should guide A-level tourist attractions to strengthen the management of key nodes such as entrances and exits, health code scanning areas, and important tourist spots, and do a good job in tourist guidance and control to prevent instantaneous gathering of people.

  At the same time, focus on self-inspection of sightseeing cars, ropeways, cable cars, amusement and other facilities and equipment, and resolutely stop operation and use if safety requirements are not met.

Guide travel agencies and online travel companies to select qualified suppliers and partners, sign standardized contracts with tourists, and encourage tourists to purchase accident insurance.

Guide tourist hotels to implement food safety management systems to ensure food safety.

  In addition, strengthen the guidance of safety prompts.

Multi-channel and multi-form security reminders are issued to remind tourists not to enter undeveloped or unopened uninhabited islands, protected areas, reservoirs, canyons, beaches and other areas without authorization.