China sees travel rush during holidays
Passengers are about to board a train at Zhengzhou Railway Station in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province, Sept. 29, 2023. Friday marks the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, followed by the National Day holiday from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6. With a growing number of travelers ready to sate their wanderlust, the tourism sector is expecting a boost to development as the long holidays near.
According to China State Railway Group, the country's railway operator, it sold 22.88 million train tickets for the Mid-Autumn Festival on the day the tickets went on sale, a record high for single-day sales. (Xinhua/Li Jianan)