Sino-Singapore Jingwei Client, June 12th (Wan Keyi) Today (12th), the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday was officially opened.

How's the traffic situation this holiday?

Which places are popular destinations for travel?

Will the epidemic affect normal travel?

A reporter from Sino-Singapore Jingwei will sort it out for you.

The number of tourists on the Dragon Boat Festival may reach 100 million

  The Ctrip report pointed out that the domestic tourism market continued to improve during the Dragon Boat Festival, and residents still had a strong willingness to travel.

  Fang Zeqian, an industry analyst at Ctrip Research Institute, said that although the epidemic has spread sporadically in many places across the country recently, the domestic epidemic has been well prevented and controlled, and consumers' enthusiasm for travel remains unabated. Judging from the current registration situation, the number of tourists during the Dragon Boat Festival holiday this year is expected to resume to 2019. At the same period of the year, the number of tourists this holiday is expected to reach 100 million.

  In terms of travel form, according to Cheng Chaogong, the chief researcher of Tongcheng Research Institute, during the Dragon Boat Festival every year, short- and medium-distance travel is the main market demand.

Data from Ctrip also confirms this view: At present, nearly 50% of tourists sign up for tours within 300 kilometers; over 60% of tourists choose to travel within the province.

  In addition, a report from shows that compared with this year’s May 1st holiday, air tickets on some popular routes during the Dragon Boat Festival are nearly 20%-30% cheaper. Some tourists also take advantage of the Dragon Boat Festival holiday to choose long-distance travel across the province.

  Regarding railways, the China-Singapore Jingwei reporter inquired on the railway platform 12306 and found that the tickets for Beijing-Qingdao, Nanjing-Wuhan, Chengdu-Chongqing and other directions are very popular. Among them, there are only a few high-speed trains departing from Beijing to Qingdao before 13:00 on the 12th. normal seat.

  Screenshot source: Railway 12306 platform

High-speed is not free, pay attention to roads that are easily blocked

  The China-Singapore Jingwei reporter learned that during the Dragon Boat Festival this year, the national highway network will not implement the free pass policy for small passenger cars.

According to the road traffic safety warning for the Dragon Boat Festival issued by the Ministry of Public Security, it is predicted that the peak holiday trip will appear on June 12, and the peak return trip will appear on the afternoon of June 14. In addition to road congestion, the peak holiday trip is prone to multi-vehicle chaining. Collision accidents, traffic jams and accident risks in the first and last two days of the holiday are outstanding.

  According to a report previously released by AutoNavi Maps, due to the superimposed impact of Friday evening peaks, on June 11, the day before the Dragon Boat Festival holiday, the national highway will usher in a peak of travel congestion; forecast today (June) On the 12th, there will be another outbound congestion peak from 10 am to 12 pm.

For the return journey, it is predicted that the high-speed return congestion peak will be from 15:00 to 18:00 on June 14 (the third day of the Dragon Boat Festival holiday), and the national highway will return to normal on June 15.

During the Dragon Boat Festival holiday, the national highway traffic pressure will be lower than during the Qingming Festival and the "May Day" holiday.

  In terms of congested road sections, the report predicts that the most congested sections of the country’s high-speed journeys are mainly the G1522 Changtai Expressway Suzhou section, followed by the G5513 Changzhang Expressway and the G2504 Hangzhou Ring Expressway.

  During the return journey, the report predicts that on June 14 the most easily congested sections of the national expressway will be the Hefei section of the G3 Beijing-Taiwan Expressway, the Nantong section of the G15 Shenhai Expressway, and the Yangzhou section of the S49 Xinyang Expressway.

  Source: Gaode Map

These attractions are the most popular

  Where are the popular Dragon Boat Festival outings?

Ctrip's report pointed out that Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Nanjing, Chongqing, Changsha, Shenzhen, Qingdao, and Xi'an are among the top ten popular destinations.

  In terms of scenic spots, according to administrative regions, the top five popular scenic spots for the Dragon Boat Festival in North China are: the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, the Badaling Great Wall, Mount Wutai, and Gubei Water Town.

  The top five surrounding scenic spots in East China are: Shanghai Disney Resort, Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park, China Dinosaur Park, The 10th China Flower Expo Park, Nanjing Happy Valley.

  The top five surrounding scenic spots in Central China are: Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park, Orange Islet, Wuhan Haichang Polar Ocean Park, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Furong Town.

  The top five surrounding scenic spots in South China are: Wuzhizhou Island, Zhuhai Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, Weizhou Island, Sanya Atlantis Water World, and Yalong Bay Tropical Paradise Forest Park.

  New Jingwei Wan Keyi in Sanya Data Map

  The top five surrounding scenic spots in the southwest are: Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Dujiangyan Scenic Area, Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area, Yangtze River Cableway, and Yulong Snow Mountain.

  The top five surrounding scenic spots in the northwest are: Emperor Qin Shi Huang's Mausoleum Museum (Terracotta Warriors and Horses), Datang Evernight City, Huashan, Datang Furong Garden, and Mogao Grottoes.

  The top five surrounding scenic spots in Northeast China are: Harbin Sunac Paradise, Poseidon Underwater World, Laohutan Ocean Park, Dalian Haichang Discovery Kingdom Theme Park, and Changbai Mountain North Slope Scenic Spot.

  It is worth mentioning that, according to a report from the Lvmama Travel Network, over 70% of tourists on this platform choose to travel with their families and bring their children and parents to spend the holidays.

The first day of the Dragon Boat Festival this year coincides with the fifth "Cultural and Natural Heritage Day". Some parents also take their children to experience tourism projects such as the Dragon Boat Festival, making sachets, making rice dumplings, and learning intangible cultural heritage.

  In addition, now is the time for "grassland tour".

Gaode Maps traffic big data forecast: During the Dragon Boat Festival this year, the popularity of grassland tour driving navigation planning is expected to rise by more than 70% compared with the same period in 2020.

  Among them, Zhangbei Grassland Tianlu in Zhangjiakou is the most popular, followed by Hulunbuir Prairie in Hulunbuir and Ruoergai Prairie Natural Area in Aba.

Promote local festivals in many places

  Recently, confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia and asymptomatic infections have appeared one after another in Guangdong Province. In this context, local festivals have been advocated in many places.

  Among them, Guangzhou, Foshan, Zhongshan, Dongguan, Wuchuan and other places have made it clear that if the general public does not need to go out of the province, they must hold a negative nucleic acid test certificate.

  The Guangdong Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism also reminded the public to reduce long-distance tourism activities and not to leave the province unless necessary.

Encourage families to carry out nearby outings and outings.

It is recommended that residents of the city where the medium- and high-risk areas of Guangdong Province are located temporarily refrain from traveling to reduce the risk of epidemic transmission; those who do need to leave the city for travel must strictly implement nucleic acid testing and other epidemic prevention and control measures in accordance with the relevant requirements of the local epidemic prevention and control department.

  Hunan, Henan, Xi’an in Shaanxi, Luzhou in Sichuan, Guang’an in Sichuan and other provinces and cities have issued initiatives to advocate for the “hometowns” who work and live in Guangzhou, Foshan and other places to celebrate the festival in situ. Those who really need to return should leave the above-mentioned areas and arrive. The destination will take the initiative to report the travel situation and health status to the community (village) and unit where it is located at the first time.

  Will you go out this holiday?

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