China’s General Office of the State Council has recently announced the official national holiday schedule for 2014. With its great air quality and warm winter climate, Xiamen is still among the most popular destinations for the upcoming Spring Festival, according to reports.

Travel agencies in the city are now gearing up for the traditional Golden Week. Many agencies have launched tour packages to hot destinations at home and abroad, such as Switzerland and Phuket Island.

"Tourists prefer outbound and long-distance travel during Spring Festival. Sanya, Xiamen and Yunnan are all among the most sought-after destinations in China,” a travel agency representative said.

According to an online travel portal, Sanya, Xiamen and Lijiang have become the most popular destinations for domestic tourists who spend their Spring Festival Golden Week travelling. It also revealed Macao as the top choice for outbound travel.