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Everyone wants to go out and play! In May, passengers’ willingness to travel resumed over 60% year-on-year


Beijing News (Reporter Zhang Zeyan) On May 18, the third-party assessment agency CAPSE released the analysis report of the May 2020 Travel Intention Index (TWI) of tourists.

With the advancement of epidemic prevention and control and transportation security under normal conditions, the number of passengers transported by civil aviation has shown obvious signs of recovery compared with the previous period. According to statistics from the Ministry of Transport, during the May Day holiday, a total of 121 million passengers were sent nationwide, of which 3.16 million passengers were transported by civil aviation nationwide, an increase of 8% from the previous month, and the transportation situation was generally stable.

According to the data from January 2019 to February 2020, passenger TWI and domestic airport throughput trends are close, and passengers’ willingness to travel can more accurately determine passenger travel trends.

As the domestic epidemic situation improves, the decline in TWI of passengers has shrunk from February to May 2020, and passengers ‘willingness to travel has increased. Especially in terms of TWI in May, passengers’ willingness to travel has recovered by 67% compared with 2019. 71%, only 42% of tourists, the gap is still larger than in 2019. In May, the number of travelers who were willing to travel accounted for 15% higher than in April. Among them, the number of business travelers willing to travel in May was 11% higher than in April.

Compared with May, the average monthly TWI in 2020 (referring to the range of estimated travel times of passengers from May to December 2020, and calculating the average monthly TWI in 2020, the same below) has improved, but the rate of increase is slow.

Among the groups whose main purpose is business travel, the May Travel Intention Index (TWI-B) of tourists has improved. Among them, according to age, occupation, permanent residence and other conditions, business travel willingness of passengers over 30 years old, first-tier cities, high-income groups and senior managers, foreign and private enterprise bosses, and employees of government departments / party agencies / institutions5 The month-on-month improvement was more obvious, and relatively speaking, business travel recovered faster. Affected by the epidemic, passenger business travel destinations are still focused on the domestic market, and the demand for international business travel has increased slightly.

Among the groups whose main purpose is to travel, tourists other than soldiers have increased their travel willingness index in May. Among them, according to age, occupation, usual residence and other conditions, cities under the age of 18, fourth-tier and below 3. At present, the travel willingness index of non-working passengers has increased more than the previous month, and relatively speaking, travel travel has recovered faster. Affected by the epidemic, tourist travel destinations are still focused on the domestic market, and the demand for international business travel has declined slightly. For the next travel plan after May, 45% of travellers have no specific travel travel schedules, and those with travel travel schedules Among them, 23% of passengers choose to use the annual vacation to adjust their travel more dynamically.

Beijing News reporter Zhang Zeyan Editor Sun Yong Proofreading Chen Diyan

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