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'Golden Week' justifies title with rise in tourism revenue (5/7)

2012-10-08 09:31    Xinhua     Web Editor:Wang YuXia
Tourists visit Nanjing Road in Shanghai, east China, Oct. 4, 2012. China's "Golden Week" holiday justified its title with a rise in tourism revenue, National Tourism Administration (NTA) statistics showed Sunday. The country's 119 major scenic spots received a total of 34.25 million visitors during the eight-day holiday, up 20.96 percent from the corresponding period last year. Tourism income surged by nearly a quarter from 2011 to 1.77 billion yuan (278.39 million U.S. dollars), the NTA said. (Xinhua/Zheng Xianzhang)
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