A 7-day holiday was put into practice on May Day this year, which seems to be good news to everyone. After all, under great pressure every day, everyone longs mo slow down and rediscover the real fun of life.
Such a week-long holiday has brought a lot of benefits both to society and the people. For individuals, it enables them to have more time for whatever they are interested in. They can make full use of the 7 days for a good rest, shopping or traveling. For society, the 7-day holi day well serves the propose of promoting the development of tourism.
However, this practice has also some undesirable effects. Owing to the large population of China, most people's touring experiences during the first 7-day holiday, though well planned in advance, turnedsour. They couldn't get railway tickets; hotels were packed; scenic spots were all full of people. No wonder that a flood of complaints followed the week - long holiday.
As the saying goes," All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy." Longer holidays are certainly desirable, but the government should see that related facilities, such as transportation system and accommodation, are promptly adapted to the need of holiday activities.