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Golden Tour Week Raised Curtain

Though there is one day away from the Labor Day, many long-journey takers have begun their travels, with the hotels of hot scenic spots fully booked, eastday.com reported Sunday.

According to the information from the State Holiday Department, part of the popular cities such as Guilin, Xiamen, Sanya, and Shangjiajie had an accommodation rate of more than 80 percent during the beginning days of the week-long holiday.

According to the Railway Bureau, the train tickets of Qingdao to Beijing, to Nanchang, to Chengdu, to Shanghai, to Zhenzhou, to Lanzhou, to Wuhan, and to Yantai tomorrow were already sold out; on May 2, the train tickets of Qingdao to Beijing, to Shanghai and to Guangzhou were sold out; tickets from Qingdao to Beijing on May 3 were sold out. The train tickets from Nanjing are in great demand, with its presale up to May 6.

The airline tickets starting from Beijing today were sold out, and the Northwest Airlines increased its flights by 37 shifts, which offers a full supply.

All the tourist cities and scenic spots are tightening their measures to make a safe and orderly preparations.

(eastday.com 04/30/2001)

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