(DALIANNEWS)- The port city of Dalian saw a sound development in tourism with an increasing number of domestic and overseas tourists in the first quarter of this year, news announced from Dalian Tourism Bureau on April 23, 2017.
During this period, the city of Dalian received 18.3597 million tourists, an increase of 10.68 percent than that of the previous year, achieving a total tourism revenue of up to 28 billion yuan, up 12.62 percent.
Among them, there were 18.112 million domestic tourists, up 10.78 percent, and 247,700 overnight overseas tourists, up 4.1 percent. The city also saw 27.166 billion yuan in domestic tourism revenue, increasing 12.88 percent, and 128 million US dollars in international tourism receipt, increasing 4.31 percent.
During the first three months of this year, the city of Dalian hosted a series of large scale tourism events including Dalian Acacia Blossom Festival, Sino-Japan (Dalian) Tourism High-end Forum, Dalian International Beach Culture Festival and Dalian(Lvshun) Cherry Blossom Festival, and also took part in the tourism promotion in Moscow International Tourism Exhibition, Berlin International Tourism Exhibition, Bombay International Tourism Exhibition and Hungary Tourism Exhibition.