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    Dragon Boat Festival’s booking data shows steady domestic recovery in China: Trip.com

    The post Dragon Boat Festival’s booking data shows steady domestic recovery in China: Trip.com appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Trip.com Group has released its 2021 Dragon Boat festival data highlights, which reveal a continuing stable recovery of China’s domestic travel market over the recent three-day national holiday. More than half of tourists chose short haul trips over the Dragon Boat Festival. The average train time was 2 hours and 13 minutes and an average distance travelled of 338 kilometers. Over 80% of high-speed railway trips were made by users aged between 18-35 years old. Data shows that travel peaked on the first day of the holiday,…

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    IATA data suggests air travel bouncing back

    The post IATA data suggests air travel bouncing back appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily.   New data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) suggests that while air travel numbers are still down, they are bouncing back. IATA officials revealed a 67.2% decline in global air traffic in March, compared to the same month in 2019. The March totals were an improvement from February’s 74.9% decline compared to February 2019. Domestic travel was the highlight of the air traffic rebound, which bounced back to 67.7% of March 2019 levels. International flights were still down 87.8% globally compared to March 2019 due to the COVID-19-related travel restrictions…