CHINA Visitor caps remain in effect for China's upcoming festivals

CHINA

Visitor caps remain in effect for China's upcoming festivals

Xinhua

21:28, December 28, 2020

BEIJING, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) -- Limitations on travel services and operating capacities will not be lifted for the forthcoming festivals amid the COVID-19 pandemic, China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Monday.

A tourist with a face mask takes a photo with her phone during sunset at the four lakes scenic area in Guilin on August 8, 2020. (Photo: AFP)

During the New Year and Spring Festival holidays, travel agencies and online travel service providers will remain prohibited from offering inbound and outbound group tours and travel packages including flight tickets and hotels.

Tourist attractions and performance venues will continue to operate under 75 percent capacity limitations, according to the ministry.

Reservation policies and other COVID-19 prevention measures should be implemented at tourist spots, restaurants and hotels, the ministry added.

Visitors are also required to cancel unnecessary trips and practice social distancing during their travels.

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