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Qunar.com: 'May Day' travel costs dropped significantly compared to last year

Date: 2020-05-07

Data from Qunar.com shows that the number of tourists staying in hotels nationwide increased by 2.1 times compared with the Qingming holiday. Chengdu, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen have become the most popular leisure destinations.


The longest "May Day" holiday in 12 years has ended, and the tourism industry has handed in good answers. Small and long holiday tours with the theme of visiting relatives, surrounding trips, and suburban trips have driven destination consumption, and tourism confidence has also steadily recovered.

Data from Qunar.com shows that the number of tourists staying in hotels nationwide increased by 2.1 times compared with the Qingming holiday. Chengdu, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen have become the most popular leisure destinations.

As the bulk of travel costs, the average price paid for air tickets and hotels showed a significant downward trend year-on-year in 2019. Data from Qunar.com shows that the average ticket price is only 70% in 2019, and the average hotel price is only 75% in 2019.

Chengdu, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen are the most popular

Near the May Day holiday, the news of Beijing's "downgrade" has driven national travel confidence. Lan Xiang, vice president of Qunar.com, said that April 30 was the day with the highest May 1 travel, and domestic civil aviation passenger traffic has recovered By half of 2019.

Where did everyone go during the small holiday? Data from Qunar.com shows that Chengdu, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen are the most popular, while Beijing, which ranked in the past, ranks tenth.

Air ticket prices on "May Day" popular routes also rose slightly compared to Qingming.

According to data from Qunar.com, as of May 5, the Guangzhou-Chengdu route was the most popular route for the May Day holiday. Although the average ticket price for air tickets increased by 19% compared with the Qingming holiday this year and the price of bare tickets reached 482 yuan, it did not affect tourists. Travel enthusiasm. The popularity of Shenzhen-Chengdu and Shanghai-Chengdu routes ranks second and third respectively. Compared with the Qingming holiday, the average price increase of the two routes is more than 40%.

Although the fare is higher than the Ching Ming Festival, overall, the ticket price is still low. Lan Xiang said that the average fare during the "May Day" period was only 68% of last year.

It is not difficult to find through the popular holiday routes of Qunar.com, domestic visits have become the theme of "May Day" cross-provincial travel.

After nearly three months of epidemic prevention and control, many people's first choice for vacation is to go home to visit their loved ones.

Qunar found that 63% of the people who choose to travel long distances are single people, followed by family travel, accounting for 26%, 11% of the travelers are couples, and the average stay in the destination city is 4 days.

Peripheral and suburban tours drive hot-selling resort hotels, bookings doubled compared to Qingming holidays

The advent of the epidemic has greatly changed the travel habits of Chinese people. Qunar.com found that the decision-making time for travelers this year has been greatly shortened, and planning began 2 days before the trip.

Hotel prices in travel costs have also dropped significantly compared to last year. On the Qunar website, the average hotel price during the May Day this year was only 75% of last year. Since the cross-provincial group tour has not yet been restored, people travel mainly in the suburbs and surroundings. The decision-making period does not need to be too long, and resort hotels are more popular.

Data from Qunar.com shows that during the May Day holiday, domestic hotel orders doubled compared with the Qingming holiday.

Where is a good place for leisure vacation? Chengdu, with good mountains, good water, delicious and fun, is undoubtedly ranked the highest. Tourists mostly choose resort hotels near Mount Qingcheng and Huashui Bay to take care of both leisure and sightseeing.

In terms of scenic spots, the Qunar online scenic spot ticketing business during the “May Day” has been restored to 40% of last year. The reservation system eliminates the crowded scenes of previous years, and tourists enjoy playing in a more relaxed and comfortable environment.

Data from the Qunar website shows that ecological resort-type scenic spots, mountain-type scenic spots and safari parks have become a good place for tourists to relax and parents to "walk the baby". Chengdu Giant Panda Base, Qingcheng Mountain, Hangzhou Xixi Wetland, Guangzhou Chimelong Safari Park, Shanghai Scenic spots such as Safari Park and Chongqing Hongya Cave are the most popular.