The original headline: Suzhou attracts 6.6m tourists during the National Day holiday thanks to good weather
More than 6.6 million tourists poured into Suzhou during the seven-day National Day holiday, up 9.8 percent from a year earlier largely due to the good weather for this period. The tourism revenue increased 13.82 percent year-on-year to 8.656 billion yuan (US$1.26 billion). One-day trip tourists increased by 7.43 percent from the same period of last year. Tourists staying overnight grew 12.3 percent and they spent an average of 2.22 days in Suzhou. It is also reported that over 4.2 million Suzhou citizens traveled to destinations in other parts of the country and overseas during the holiday.