Flower blossoms are attracting travelers for spring outings durin
g the approaching Qingming Festival from April 5 to 7, travel agencies said.
Data cited from Ctrip, an online travel agency headquartered in Shan
ghai, shows over 110 million visits will be made by Chinese travelers during the three-day br
eak, who are scheduled to reach 790-plus domestic and overseas destinations in 88 countries and regions.
Enjoying the beauty of flowers is the main reason for traveling, Ctrip s
aid, as rape flowers, peach blossoms and cherry blossoms in parts of southern China incl
uding Hunan, Hubei, Yunnan, Jiangxi provinces and Shanghai are in full blossom at the time.
According to China CYTS Tours Holding Co in Beijing, 87 percent
of its users reserving domestic tour products on the platform chose to seek out peony and che
rry blossoms in Shanghai and Jiangsu, Yunnan, Sichuan and Henan provinces.
e protection zone, which lies within 15 meters of the shoreline, they were demolished, and she
will be compensated by local authorities. However, Wang said she does not believe the money can make up for her losses.
She has debts of 3 million yuan – mostly borrowed from relatives and friends. She said she regretted moving to Dali to pursue an idyllic life.
While some are not happy that they moved, others are glad they made the transition from big-city life.
Yang Yi, 48, who operates a restaurant in Dali’s ancient walled city, arrived eight years ago fr
om Chongqing after falling in love with the city on a visit. He bought a house and settled down.
“I have traveled to a lot of places, both at home and abroad, but I was overwhelmed by the natur
al beauty of Dali, a place that can calm you. I feel this city is the most pleasant one I have been to, and it is where my heart is now,” Yang said.
For decades, many tourists have fallen in love with Dali’s beautiful weather, stunning mountains, lakeside scenery and vibrant ethnic culture.