Good news! The fuel surcharge has dropped! This New Year’s Day, the travel market is completely on fire.

The New Year’s Day holiday is in progress, and with the gradual rise of temperature in various places, the tourism travel market continues to show a hot trend.

According to China State Railway Group Co.,Ltd., the railway transportation of the New Year’s Day holiday started on December 29th, lasting for five days. The first day of the holiday was the peak of passenger flow, and the national railway sent 15.99 million passengers. Compared with the passenger flow on December 31st, the first day of New Year’s Day last year, the passenger flow on January 1st, the first day of New Year’s Day in 2020 increased by nearly 60%.

On December 31st, the national railway passenger flow maintained a high level. It is estimated that 11.85 million passengers will be sent, and 10,682 passenger trains are planned, including 500 additional trains.

At the same time, the latest news from the Civil Aviation Administration of China shows that on December 30, 2023 (the first day of New Year’s Day holiday in 2024), the national civil aviation sent 1,743,900 passengers, an increase of 103.1% over the first day of New Year’s Day holiday in 2023 (858,800 passengers). On December 31st (the second day of New Year’s Day holiday in 2024), the civil aviation of China is expected to send 1.66 million passengers, an increase of 156.4% over the second day of New Year’s Day holiday in 2023 (647,400 passengers).

On the whole, according to CCTV news, the reporter learned from the Ministry of Transport that on the 30th, the national railways, highways, waterways and civil aviation are expected to send 41.768 million passengers, an increase of 73.3% over the first day of the New Year holiday in 2023. Among them, the railway is expected to send 15.8 million passengers; The highway is expected to send 23.487 million passengers; The waterway is expected to send 600,000 passengers; Civil aviation is expected to send 1.881 million passengers.

Data from several online travel platforms also show that on the first day of the New Year holiday, travel orders ushered in a substantial increase.

Ctrip data shows that on the first day of this year’s New Year holiday, orders for inter-provincial travel accounted for 55%. Among Ctrip’s orders for departure on the first day of New Year’s Day, one out of every five orders is a parent-child family, while the orders for first-day homestays and ice and snow tours increased by 132% and 170% respectively.

This means that even if there is only a three-day holiday, more people are still willing to go out for a long trip and end the coming year with travel.

The travel data of the same journey also shows that during the New Year’s holiday, China tourists mainly travel in short and medium distances, and the domestic long-distance travel and outbound travel market is gradually warming up, which promotes the increase in bookings of various travel products. Among them, on the first day of New Year’s Day holiday, the ticket booking volume of the same-way travel platform scenic spot increased by 306% year-on-year, and the hotel booking volume increased by 76% year-on-year. In terms of popular travel themes, the domestic ice and snow tourism increased by 194%, and the hot spring tourism increased by 178%.

Which scenic spots are more popular? According to Ctrip’s data, theme parks, museums, animal and botanical gardens and ski resorts are the most popular New Year’s Day punch-in points. Among them, Harbin Ice and Snow World not only boarded the ice and snow attraction TOP1, but also ranked among the top three national hot spots on the first day of New Year’s Day with its colorful ice and snow landscape and the snow party that exploded on winter nights.

In terms of outbound travel, according to the forecast of the National Immigration Bureau, the daily average number of inbound and outbound passengers at the national ports will reach 1.56 million during the New Year’s Day, which is more than five times that of the New Year’s Day holiday in 2023 and 90% of the same period in 2019. According to Ctrip data, the TOP10 overseas destinations this year are: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand, South Korea, China, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom. Among them, Hong Kong, which announced the largest countdown fireworks display this year, has become the hottest overseas destination on New Year’s Day.

On the first day of the New Year holiday, many scenic spots and parks also ushered in the peak of passenger flow.

According to the news released by the Office of the Leading Group for Culture and Tourism Industry of Sichuan Province, as of 15: 00 on the 30th, 832 A-level scenic spots included in the statistics of the whole province received 2,650,200 tourists, and realized the ticket income of 22,113,800 yuan, up by 81.83% and 103.23% respectively compared with the same period in 2023. Five-year-level tourist attractions in the province (16 parks opened normally) received 152,500 tourists and realized ticket income of 5,103,900 yuan, up by 88.78% and 113.6% respectively compared with the same caliber in the same period in 2023. Libraries, cultural centers and museums in the province received 712,000 people.

According to the statistics of Hunan Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, on the first day of New Year’s Day holiday, Hunan Province received 6,629,300 tourists, including 1,178,900 tourists from outside the province, accounting for 17.78%. According to the modeling analysis of UnionPay big data, the per capita expenditure of tourists in the province was 10,126 yuan. There are 950 cultural tourism units included in big data monitoring, with a passenger flow of 786,000, and the statistical monitoring points show a year-on-year increase of 120.9%, including 571 A-level scenic spots with a total passenger flow of 663,000, and the statistical monitoring points show a year-on-year increase of 114.59%.

On the 30th, the reporter learned from Beijing Park Management Center that on the first day of New Year’s Day holiday, 11 parks and China Garden Museum in Beijing, such as the Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven and Beihai, got off to a good start, with a total of 217,900 visitors on December 30th, an increase of 88.01% compared with last year and 21.26% compared with 2019. The top three places are Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven and Beijing Zoo.

It is worth mentioning that on the first day of the New Year’s holiday, the news of good travel came again.On December 30th, where did I get the news from the airline? From January 5th, 2024 (the date of issue), adult passengers: 40 yuan fuel surcharge will be charged to each passenger on routes below 800km (inclusive), and 70 yuan fuel surcharge will be charged to each passenger on routes above 800km.Compared with before the adjustment, it decreased in 10 yuan and 20 yuan respectively, which was lower than that in January 2023. This is the third consecutive month that the fuel surcharge has dropped.

Spring Festival travel rush is coming in 2024, and the fuel surcharge will be reduced, which will save the travel cost of passengers. Judging from the current booking situation, where to go data shows that the popular domestic destinations for the Spring Festival in 2024 are Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Harbin, Chengdu, Haikou, Kunming, Sanya and Hangzhou.

5: 00 a. m. The domestic media made a controversial decision: China football became the winner, and the fans screamed.

At 5: 00 am on October 31st, Beijing time, the latest news came from China Football. According to the domestic media "Football Daily", Titipan, the main midfielder of Thailand team, was seriously injured, and it was difficult for Dangda to play in China. This report also caused great controversy and discussion.

"Football Daily" wrote: "In the third round of the AFC Champions League in Bangkok, Titipan, the main midfielder of the Thai team, suffered tears in the anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament of his knee, and he will face a long recovery period of at least 8 months after the operation.

In addition to Titipan, 35-year-old striker Dangda also missed at least four weeks due to injury, making it difficult to catch up with Thailand’s home game against China on November 16th. Dangda is the third shooter in the history of Thailand. "

It can be seen from the report in Football News that China football has become the winner, and Thailand’s main players were injured before the preliminaries started. Although the media did not disclose more information, China now needs to rely on the injured opponents to win, which still attracted a lot of fans’ condemnation.

Some fans said: "They have all fallen to hope that others will get hurt and even be sent off. It is still Thailand. You can imagine what the level of football in China is. " Some fans also said: "It’s useless, the men’s football team still can’t win."

Of course, some fans said: "All the benefits are vulnerable in front of a stable national football team. The Japanese team and the European powers have played back and forth. We are still here to discuss with Thailand and Vietnam how we can not lose. It is really a laugh. "

IOT Card and Industry 4.0: The Future Trend of Intelligent Manufacturing

In recent years, with the rapid development of Internet of Things technology, IOT card has become a topic of great concern. As a special SIM card, IOT card can transform various items into IOT devices that can be connected to the Internet, giving them the ability of wireless communication. In this paper, we will discuss the reasons why IOT card is a hot topic, as well as its application and development trend.

First, why has the IOT card become a hot topic?

IOT card has become a hot topic for the following reasons:

The rise of smart home: With the gradual popularization of the concept of smart home, people’s demand for smart home equipment is also growing. IOT card can connect smart home devices with the Internet, thus realizing remote control and data sharing, which greatly facilitates people’s lives.

Application expansion of Internet of Things: Internet of Things technology has been more and more widely used in smart cities, intelligent manufacturing, intelligent transportation and other fields, and the IOT card, as an important part of Internet of Things equipment, has attracted more attention.

Advantages of low cost and power consumption: IOT card adopts low-power wide area network technology (LPWAN), which has the advantages of low cost, low power consumption, low bandwidth and long-distance transmission. This means that IOT cards can be applied to a wider range of fields and further promote the development of the Internet of Things.

Second, the application of IOT card

The application scope of IOT card is very wide, mainly reflected in the following aspects:

Smart home: IOT card can connect all kinds of smart home devices to the Internet, such as smart door locks, smart lighting, smart home appliances and so on. These devices can realize remote control and data sharing through the Internet, which is convenient for people’s lives.

Smart city: IOT card can connect all kinds of devices in the city to the Internet, such as smart bus, smart parking, smart street lamps and so on. These devices can realize intelligent management through the Internet, and improve the service level of the city and the quality of life of residents.

Intelligent medical care: IOT card can connect all kinds of medical equipment to the Internet, such as telemedicine and health monitoring. These devices can be implemented through the Internet.

Realistic on-site monitoring, telemedicine, etc., to improve the efficiency and quality of medical services.

Intelligent transportation: IOT cards can connect transportation equipment to the Internet, such as intelligent vehicles and intelligent traffic lights. These devices can realize intelligent management through the Internet and improve traffic efficiency and safety.

Intelligent manufacturing: IOT card can connect industrial equipment to the Internet, realize intelligent management of industrial equipment, and improve production efficiency and quality.

Third, the development trend of IOT card

The future development trends of IOT cards mainly include the following points:

Large-scale application: With the gradual popularization of Internet of Things technology, IOT cards will be more widely used, which will further promote the development of Internet of Things.

Industry consolidation: The industrial chain of IOT cards will be gradually integrated, and enterprises in different links will cooperate more closely, thus realizing the standardization and scale of IOT card production.

Improvement of low-power technology: the core technology of IOT card is low-power technology, and the future IOT card will pay more attention to the improvement and application of low-power technology.

Improvement of security: With the increasing application of IOT cards, the security of IOT cards will become an important issue. In the future, the IOT card will strengthen the security guarantee and improve the trust and satisfaction of users.

The combination of AI and IOT card: The combination of artificial intelligence and IOT card will bring more innovative applications, thus further promoting the development of IOT technology.

IV. Conclusion

In a word, as a key component of the Internet of Things, IOT card has a wide range of application scenarios and broad development prospects. With the continuous development of technology and the continuous expansion of application scenarios, I believe that IOT cards will be more widely used in smart homes, smart cities, smart medical care, intelligent transportation, intelligent manufacturing and other fields in the future. At the same time, the industry consolidation of IOT card, the improvement of low-power technology, the improvement of security and the combination with artificial intelligence will also become important trends in the future development of IOT card.

[This article was originally issued by the official Qingyi IOT Card, and the source of reprinting needs to be noted]