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Sanya and Xinjiang were forced to do “call cards” at the start of peak tourist season due to severe pandemics

Popular tourist places in ChinaEpidemicwarming up, the tourist season was forced to end early. Hainan Sanya andxinjiangRecently, due to the increase in the number of confirmed cases, epidemic prevention and control have been upgraded, resulting in early termination of many passenger travel. More than 80,000 tourists are still stranded in Sanya, while inter-provincial tourism has been “blown away” in three counties including Yining City, Yining County and Nileke County in Xinjiang.

According to Hainan Province Epidemic Prevention and Control Report on 6th, Sanya City reported 455 confirmed cases and 103 asymptomatic infections. In response to the severe epidemic, the Hainan government announced that from 6:00 am on the 6th, the entire city of Sanya would implement temporary global static management. In addition to ensuring basic social distancing services, epidemic prevention and control and emergency special circumstances, restrictions across the city on the movement of people will remain suspended on urban public transport.

According to the China-Singapore Jingwei report, planes at Sanya Phoenix airport were canceled in large areas and landed in Sanya.Beijing, there are no direct flight plans to Shanghai, Hangzhou, Lanzhou and many other places. And according to Ji Duanrong, a member of the party group and general secretary of the Sanya Municipal Government, at a press conference held in the city on the 6th, about 32,000 people are currently stranded in hotels.

In Xinjiang, another tourist destination, the current outbreak of the epidemic began on July 30. As of 24:00 on the 5th, a total of 153 cases of positive infections have been reported in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, all of whom are asymptomatic. , As of 18:00 on the 6th, there were 35 medium and high risk areas in Xinjiang, mainly concentrated in Yining City and Yining County.

According to a report by China Business News, several hotels in Urumqi said they could not stay at the hotel if the itinerary included an itinerary to Ili, Kashgar and other places. In addition, some Xinjiang hotels also mention that travelers with Hami, Tacheng or Turpan itinerary cards cannot check in to their itinerary card.

In the first half of this year, tourism in Xinjiang improved strongly. The region received 77.8141 million tourists and achieved tourism revenue of 53.142 billion yuan. June and July are the peak season. In June, Xinjiang received 23.92 million tourists, an increase of 66.39% over the previous period; Tourism revenue was 17.412 billion RMB, an increase of 89.69% over the previous period; From 1 to 21 July, the region received a total of 25.54 million tourists, an annual increase of 25.54 million. an increase of 15.7%; Tourism revenue was about 19.1 billion yuan, an annual increase of 16.67%.

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