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Trip.com Reports Increase in Lunar New Year Travel Bookings

Trip.com has reported a large surge in bookings for travel during the Lunar New Year.

Trip.com has seen a huge increase in searches and bookings since China abolished all quarantine restrictions.

On the Chinese site Ctrip, search interest for outbound flights from mainland China increased by 83% while bookings increased by 59%.

The destinations proving to be most popular include Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand and Australia.

The Lunar New Year travel period is from 21 – 27 January 2023 and Ctrip data shows overseas travel for Lunar New Year surged by 540%.

Data from mid-January showed overall travel bookings to Southeast Asian countries increased by 1026% compared to last year. While airline bookings to Hong Kong increased by 36% month-on-month.

Emer Roche
Emer Roche
Emer has over 10 years experience working for Irish magazines, supplements, websites and creative agencies. She’s written features for U Magazine, Image Magazine and theheyday.ie, across a range of subjects such as women’s interest, travel, culture, news and interviews. She also has a portfolio of commercial writing for creative agencies, such as RTE.ie and Originate Creative. Emer is a Dublin native with part of her heart in Ardmore, County Waterford. She lives in Dublin 7 with her husband, two kids, dog and cat.

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