The National Holiday Office and China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) released relevant health advices on tourism in the spring holidays and security tips on outbound tourism
Spring Festival is coming! The National Holiday Office and China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) remind tourists that, presently it is in the peak season of respiratory infectious diseases and tourists should keep warm and keep open for ventilation of living rooms; pay attention to restaurant hygiene, try to take cooked foods and don’t drink raw water. During the tourism, tourists should try not to contact with living and dead poultries. Personal protection should be made in case of contact. Before outbound tourism, tourists should get to know about the prevalent situation of key epidemic diseases in the destination places and try to know about necessary protective steps and should get relevant vaccines as needed.
In addition, in order to avoid tourists’ being robbed by outlaws or being stolen by fake police in plain clothes, China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) reminded and warned that tourists should promote their security awareness: valuable article should be stored in safety boxes of hotels, bring less cash with them while consuming by using credit cards or checks, try to join group activities instead of individual activities, more important is not to go out at late night. In case of being checked by police in plain, remember to ask them to show their identifications and ask fellow travelers who understand the local language to communicate with the police. Tourists should immediately report to the police in case of robbery or theft.