Dunhuang sees tourism boom due to Belt and Road

Dunhuang sees tourism boom due to Belt and Road

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Gansu's Dunhuang sees surge in tourism thanks to Belt and Road Initiative

Tourists visit the Mogao Grottoes, a scenic spot in Dunhuang, Northwest China’s Gansu province, April 13, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]

Dunhuang, located in Northwest China’s Gansu province, has seen robust growth in tourism boosted by the Belt and Road Initiative.

The city received 1.13 million tourists in the first quarter, up 20 percent from the same period last year. Tourism revenue reached 1.1 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 21.5 percent.

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