Domestic tourism has shown strong recovery on the first day of the National Day holiday period, which started on Thursday.

About 97 million visits were made to domestic attractions over the day, about 74 percent of the total visits made over same period in 2019, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

The ministry said revenue made on the day was about 76.7 billion yuan ($11 billion), 69 percent of revenues in 2019.

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