Two weeks after Beijing faced the Omicron shock, the first wave of “Yangkang” has returned to normal life. According to Qunar data, around December 19, the number of air ticket bookings departing from Beijing began to increase steadily; from 19 to 21, the number of air ticket bookings departing from Beijing increased by 38% from the previous week (December 12-14).
In addition, in the past three days, the average price paid for economy class air tickets on domestic routes departing from Beijing was 698 yuan, an increase of 20% from the previous week. For example, Beijing-Sanya, on the 17th and 18th, there are still a lot of bare ticket prices of about 1,500 yuan, but on the 21st, there is only a price of about 1,800/1,900 yuan, which can only be carried from Daxing Airport. With little luggage. Many people reported that when they bought it again, the price of the air ticket “had increased by two or three hundred.”
According to Qunar data, Sanya, Chengdu, Haikou, Chongqing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Kunming, Guangzhou, Xiamen and Harbin are the preferred destinations for people departing from December 19 to 21. Except for Harbin, all of them are south of the Yangtze River. Especially in Sanya, Haikou, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Xiamen, where the average temperature is above 15 degrees and the sun shines, they are very suitable for recuperation after recovery from “Yangkang”.
On the Qunar platform, hotel bookings on the weekends of December 24th and 25th also increased significantly, especially in Sanya, Haikou, Xishuangbanna, Xiamen and Dali, where bookings rose slightly compared to the previous weekend; especially in Haikou and Xiamen , hotel reservations increased by 30% and 20% respectively.