China News Service, September 27, Shan Gangxin, deputy director of the Resource Development Department of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, said on the 27th that the Ministry of Culture and Tourism has accelerated the implementation of the time-sharing reservation system for 5A scenic spots. As of now, except for some open ticket-free scenic spots, Among the 280 5A-level scenic spots in the country, 264 scenic spots have established and implemented a time-sharing reservation system, accounting for about 94% of the total number of 5A-level scenic spots.
On the 27th, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism held a regular press conference for the third quarter of 2020. Shan Gangxin introduced the situation of the resumption of culture and tourism and the cultural and tourism market during the National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival.
Regarding the resumption of work and production and business in tourist attractions, resorts, and rural tourism, Shan Gangxin stated that the Ministry of Culture and Tourism has done a solid job in epidemic prevention and control, actively and steadily promoted the resumption of work and production and business in the field of resource development, and assisted in the "six stability." "Six Guarantees" work.
Judging from the current situation, the industry resumed its development and showed a positive trend.
In terms of tourist attractions, according to estimates, in the second quarter, the number of tourists in A-level tourist attractions across the country increased by 158.7% month-on-month; revenue increased by 131.7% month-on-month.
In the third quarter, the number of tourists received by national A-level tourist attractions reached about 70% of the same period last year, and some local tourist attractions 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 across the country increased by 247.7% month-on-month; revenue rose by 144.6%.
From July to August, all tourist resorts nationwide were reopened, and the number of receptions and income returned to about 90% of 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 visits and total income of rural tourism 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.
Shan Gangxin pointed out that from the above data, it can be seen that the resumption of work and production, whether in tourist attractions, tourist resorts or rural tourism, is progressing in an orderly manner, and certain positive results have been achieved.
In the next step, we will take multiple measures and continue to increase efforts to further help the market to recover and revitalize.
Regarding the supply of products in the National Day Mid-Autumn Festival culture and tourism market, Shan Gang’s new introduction:
The first is to focus on orderly opening and booking tours for tourist attractions under the premise of overall planning for epidemic prevention and control.
In addition to regular appointments, speed up the implementation of the time-sharing appointment system in 5A scenic spots. As of now, in addition to some open ticket-free scenic spots, 264 scenic spots in the country’s 280 5A-level tourist attractions have established and implemented the time-sharing appointment system, accounting for 5A. About 94% of the total number of scenic spots.
"Booking tours, staggered tours" is becoming an important guideline for scenic spots to strengthen scientific management, enhance tourist experience, and promote high-quality development.
The second is to focus on boosting confidence and publicity for rural tourism.
Recently, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism held a national rural tourism and homestay work meeting, and held an on-site work meeting in Yuzhong County, Lanzhou, Gansu. Together with the National Development and Reform Commission, it announced the second batch of 680 national rural tourism key villages. .
At present, the total number of key rural tourism villages in the country has reached 1,000, becoming the main force in cultivating high-quality brands and leading the upgrading of rural tourism in various regions.
Recently, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism has launched 300 national rural tourism boutique routes to the society. It is expected that rural tourism may usher in a new wave of small tourism peaks during the "Double Festival" period.
The third is to focus on product supply and consumption guidance for vacation and leisure travel.
Currently, the demand for outdoor leisure and vacation tourism is growing.
Self-driving tours and RV tours have the advantages of small gathering and large space, and more and more tourists choose this way of travel.
Based on the relevant data, the proportion of self-driving trips during the National Day and 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 tours.
Recently, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the General Administration of Sports jointly launched 19 national holiday sports tourism routes including the Beijing Expo Run, Qiandao Lake Sports and Leisure Tour, etc., and will jointly release the "China Road" Top Ten Self-driving tour classic routes and road books.
"The National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holiday is coming soon. Here, we also remind everyone once again to make travel reservations and travel safely under the premise of preventing and controlling the epidemic." Shan Gangxin said.