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Published: 19:35, September 27, 2023
China to see 1.58m daily entry, exit trips during holiday
By Xinhua
Published:19:35, September 27, 2023 By Xinhua

In this undated file photo, people of the Dong ethnic group raise a toast to tourists on Saturday in a village in Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. (TAN KAIXING / FOR CHINA DAILY)

BEIJING — China is expected to see an average of 1.58 million daily inbound and outbound passenger trips during the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holiday, a roughly 3-fold increase year-on-year, according to the National Immigration Administration (NIA) forecast on Wednesday.

Passenger flows at major airports will witness a steady increase. Inbound and outbound trips at the Beijing Capital International Airport, the Shanghai Pudong International Airport and the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport are expected to see a daily average of 27,000, 70,000 and 38,000, respectively.

The Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holiday period is a peak travel and tourism season in China

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Concerning exit-entry passengers traveling between Guangdong province and Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions, the ports of Gongbei, Luohu and Futian are expected to handle a daily average of 320,000, 190,000 and 180,000 trips, respectively, according to the NIA.

The administration has asked border inspection agencies across the country to release information about passenger flows in a timely manner for travelers' reference and open sufficient inspection channels to ensure safe, smooth and orderly operation at points of entry.

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The Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holiday period, which will last from Sept 29 to Oct 6 this year, is a peak travel and tourism season in China.

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