2021年10月26日

Ticket bookings are twice as high as in 2019 and train tickets are sold out in five minutes

This year’s tomb-sweeping day small long vacation for April 3 solstice on April 5, yesterday (20), tomb-sweeping day holiday first day of train tickets for sale, sales, what are the popular lines?

CCTV’s video reporter has learned that tickets for some popular destinations are even more popular than during the Spring Festival travel rush. Among them, the high-speed train from Beijing West Railway Station to Wuhan Station took just over four hours, and the tickets were robbed instantly. Within five minutes, there were no tickets left for 29 trains from Beijing West Railway Station to Zhengzhou East Railway Station.

According to China Railway Beijing Bureau Group Co., Ltd., 462,782 tickets had been sold in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region as of 6 PM on March 20, up 19.4 percent from March 16. At present, the popular passenger trains are mainly from Tianjin to Baoding, from Beijing to Shanghai, from Beijing to Guangzhou and from Beijing to Harbin.

Beijing Railway Station’s Duty Director of Passenger Transport Workshop: During the Tomb-Sweeping Day holiday, Beijing Railway Station will add 8 pairs of temporary passenger train trains to Qinhuangdao, Qinghe City, Zhangjiakou and other places. Beijing Chaoyang Railway Station will add seven pairs of high-speed temporary passenger train trains to Chengde, Chifeng, Tongliao and other places.

Starting from midnight on March 16, people from low-risk areas in China no longer need to hold a negative nucleic acid test certificate 7 days before arriving in Beijing, which also boosted the number of tourists in and out of Beijing. It was reported that train tickets to the northeast of Beijing Chaoyang Station on April 3, the first day of the Qingming Festival, were basically sold out. There are some remaining tickets for the northeast train at Beijing Railway Station.

Wang Wencong: At the Beijing Railway Station, the number of people leaving the station is greater than the number of people entering the station. It is learned that from March 16th to 20th, the number of people leaving the station has increased by an average of 10,000 to 20,000 per day compared with last week. The northeast direction has the most people entering Beijing.

In addition to the railway, the number of air traffic is also gradually rising. According to the data, the capital airport took off and landed 5,428 flights on March 16 and 20, carrying 683,000 passengers. Passenger traffic significantly improved, passenger traffic increased by 50.71% compared with the same period last week. According to data from the Beijing Public Security Checkpoint, 340,000 vehicles passed through the city on March 20, up 0.4% from March 16.

Data from Qunar shows that the number of air ticket bookings during the May Day holiday has already reached twice that of the same period in 2019. Among the popular routes with higher search volume, the routes from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen to southwest Chengdu and Chongqing increased the most year on year. Yunnan saw the biggest year-on-year increase in tourist destinations.

Starting from 0:00 on March 16th, people from low-risk areas in China no longer need to have a negative nucleic acid test certificate 7 days before arriving in Beijing. What is the impact on the hotel and home stay industry in Beijing? What is the booking situation for the upcoming Tomb Sweeping Day and May 1 holiday? The reporter visited yesterday.

Wang Wencong: A B&B in Huairou District of Beijing has seen a gradual increase in the number of tourists visiting the suburbs of Beijing. From March 16th to 20th, the occupancy rate of B&B increased by about 50% compared with last week.

Hou Xueqiang, founder of a home-stay chain in Beijing, said the rooms for the Tomb Sweeping Day holiday are fully booked, and at least half of the rooms for May Day have been booked.

According to Qunar’s data, the number of B&B bookings in the suburbs of Beijing for flower appreciation in Pinggu, Huairou, Shunyi, Mentougou, Yanqing and other areas has increased by 70% from the previous week. Tujia B&B data shows that with the increase in travel, the average price per night of B&B in the suburbs of Beijing has risen significantly, with the unit price of guest rising nearly 60% from last week. B&Bs and hotels with mountains and rivers are among the most popular, some costing around 2,500 yuan per unit.

With the loosening of epidemic prevention and control measures, hotel bookings in Beijing have also increased. The reporter visited several hotels and learned that hotel bookings in Beijing have increased sharply since March 15.

Wang Wencong: In a hotel in Chaoyang District, Beijing, at 4 o ‘clock in the afternoon, the staff said the room was full. The occupancy rate reached 70%, an increase of 20% over the previous week. The hotel’s daily revenue increased by 15,000 yuan on average every day.

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