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National Day holidays and adventure-seeking tourists

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This week, over 700 million Chinese will be on the move, hitting the nation’s superhighways or boarding trains, planes, buses, and cruise ships to embark on National Day (国庆 guóqìng) vacations:

In related news:

  • The South China Morning Post says that Thailand topped the list of international destinations for Chinese National Day tourists, followed by Japan, Singapore, and Vietnam. Hong Kong and South Korea were conspicuous by their absence from their usual places in the top five.
  • Sixth Tone says there is a growing market for translation apps as Chinese tourists with no second language venture abroad in growing numbers.

Jeremy Goldkorn

Jeremy Goldkorn worked in China for 20 years as an editor and entrepreneur. He is editor-in-chief of SupChina, and co-founder of the Sinica Podcast.