COVID-19: Tourism steadily recovers in China’s Xi’an ancient capital



KUALA LUMPUR As China’s epidemic continues to improve due to effective domestic prevention and control measures, the tourism industry is gradually recovering in the ancient capital of Xi’an.


The Xi’an Municipal People’s Government recently announced the full resumption of inter-provincial tourism in the ancient capital.


In order to meet the ongoing requirements of COVID-19 prevention and control, measures including limited tourist flows, tour reservations and staggered shifts are now applicable in all scenic spots in Xi’an.




According to a statement, the number of tourists will not exceed 50 per cent of the maximum capacity.


With immediate effect, more than 570 travel agencies and online tourist operators in Xi’an resumed offering group tours. Beginning July 20, 135 movie theatres have resumed operation.


A total of 34 scenic spots will be open to medical personnel for free throughout the year, from Aug 1. Tang Paradise (National 5A Tourist Attraction in China), the Louguantai Ecological Cultural Tourism Resort and over 80 per cent of the city’s museums will be also open to public, for free.



In July, Xi’an was named one of the top 10 Internet celebrity cities in China. In addition, the night economy of Xi’an has continued to thrive, ranking fourth in China and first in northern China.


Source: BERNAMA News Agency