According to Qionghai's tourism development commission, during the National Day holiday Qionghai received 271,200 visitors from home and abroad, with a 5.7% increase compared to 2017. This generated 135 million yuan in tourism revenue, a 4.3% increase in comparison with 2017.
A Hainanese street cleaner who returned nearly 150,000 yuan (US$22,000) she found in the rubbish has refused to accept a reward for her honesty, saying there was no need to thank her for doing the right thing.
Villages in east Hainan's Boao have been receiving many visitors from across the country during the National Day Holiday. Many of them highly praised the beautiful environment, hospitable atmosphere, kind people and authentic local food.
At 11 o’clock on the morning on 1 October, Boao Dongyudao Cultural and Creative Art Exhibition was held to celebrate the National Day at the fountain square of Boao Forum for Asia International Conference Centre.
On 26 September, C.C.T.V.'s prime time evening news show reported on Shamei village in east Hainan's Boao for its outstanding achievement in rural revitalisation. On the same day, Shamei village was listed as one of Hainan's 'five-star' villages.
On 30 September 2018, a choral concert will be held to celebrate the Chinese National Day in the school music hall of Beijing Haidian Foreign Language Academy's Hainan Campus in east Hainan's Qionghai Municipality.
Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as Moon Festival, is a popular harvest festival celebrated by people in China and some other Asian countries. It dates back more than 3,000 years to moon worshipping in China's Shang Dynasty (c.16th century - 11th century B.C.E.).