Xiamen, the coastal Chinese city that hosted a BRICS summit in September, has seen its tourist arrivals soar during the long holiday, the city's tourism authorities said on Oct 9.
A total of 2.13 million tourists visited the coastal city from Oct. 1 to 8, a jump of 23.57 percent from a year ago.
Tourism revenue also rose by 28.65 percent to 2.5 billion yuan (about 377 million U.S. dollars) during the holiday.
Xiamen was already a popular travel destination, but the ninth BRICS summit held in early September further increased the city's appeal to tourists.
Last year, about 1.5 million tourists visited Xiamen during the week-long National Day holiday.
A delegation of 10 journalists from mainstream media in Indonesia's Bali island visited Xiamen from May 2 to 4 to promote cultural and educational exchanges between China and Indonesia.
A delegation consisting of members of the Kuching Fujian Guild in Fujian province's sister province Sarawak, Malaysia recently visited Xiamen, Fujian province.