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Xinjiang receives over 180 mln tourists in first nine months, a whopping 40.9% growth

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    Xinjiang receives over 180 mln tourists in first nine months
    2019-10-07 22:46:27
    URUMQI, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- The number of tourists to northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region exceeded 180 million from January to September this year, up 40.9 percent year-on-year, local authorities said Monday.

    The regional culture and tourism bureau said tourism revenue in the three quarters reached 304.64 billion yuan (42.62 billion U.S. dollars), 40.8 percent up from the same period last year.

    The region vowed to build Xinjiang into a popular destination for tourists from home and abroad.

    The number of tourists to Xinjiang exceeded 150 million last year, up 40.1 percent.

    http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-10/07/c_138454136.htm

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    Not sure about Xinjiang. Terracotta warriors in Xi’an is in my bucket list
     
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    Beautiful Region indeed .. and from Pakistan it does not take much cost to reach Xinjiang (even cheaper than travelling from Main chinese cities)
     
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    Xinjiang receives over 183.85 mln tourists in first 3 quarters
    Source: Xinhua| 2019-10-27 20:45:28

    In the first three quarters of this year, Xinjiang received over 183.85 million tourists from home and abroad with a year-on-year increase of 40.9 percent, and saw a total tourism revenue of more than 304.6 billion yuan (about 43.1 billion U.S. dollars) with a year-on-year growth of 40.78 percent. (Xinhua/Zhao Ge)

    http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-10/27/c_138507485.htm

    A lot of money and a lot of people.
     
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    Oh yeah everything is nice and rosy in XinJiang. No genocides here.
    Be careful bro you might never come back. Just FYI.
     
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    An American who never set foot in xinjiang speaks like a local... What a joke.
    Typical American behaviour.
     
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