European countries' precautionary travel measures against China should be rooted in science, proportionate and non-discriminatory, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday.
The service consumption of middle and high income groups will be greatly boosted during this year's Spring Festival, which runs from Jan 21 and 27.
Chinese tourists have shown their enthusiasm to once again venture overseas after the government eased COVID-19 restrictions on international travel on Sunday. Singapore and Thailand have become hot overseas tourist destinations, and the return of Chinese tourists will bring new vitality to the global tourism market, experts said.
The rail operator has arranged for staff to return to their posts at stations for cross-boundary travel, including Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau and West Kowloon Station for high-speed rail.
China will cancel nucleic acid tests for international arrivals starting from Jan. 8, a statement on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday.