BEIJING, 26 September 2017: China’s annual national holiday gets underway ,1 to 6 October, promising a boom in domestic and international travel.
Known as the Mid-Autumn Festival, this is one of the main holidays in China when residents and citizens take one week off to spend time with family and friends, or travel overseas, Asian Trails China office advised its travel partners and customers.
Celebrated annually, the Mid-Autumn Festival dates are set according to the 8th month of the China Lunar calendar and this year the start of the holiday coincides with China’s National Day 1 October.
Foreigners associate the holiday with the eating of moon cakes (traditional Chinese pastry). The round-shaped cakes are filled with a sweet dense fillings and are given as gifts and shared among family members.
Like most travel companies serving the inbound China market, Asian Trails China will be closed 1 until 4 October.