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Xianning to gain tourist income of 456 million yuan during Dragon Boat Festival
http://English.xianning.gov.cn 17-05-31
 

  XIANNING - The weather is fine in Xianning during Dragon Boat Festival holiday, suitable for travel, the tourism market realized sustained growth in number of reception and comprehensive income.

  According to statistical data of Xianning Municipal Tourism Commission, Xianning received 776 600 tourists during this Dragon Boat Festival holiday (including 275 600 overnight visitors and 500 100 day-trippers), with tourist income of 456 million yuan, rising by 36.80% and 38.60% year on year respectively. Tourism market ran smoothly and orderly in Xianning where there is no major tourist accident and major complaint.

  Making Zongzi, dragon-boat racing, worshiping Quyuan, and blessing tour……such theme products are highly marketable as “tourism plus folk custom”, “tourism plus parent-child activity”, folk culture tourism, rural ecological tourism, shopping tourism, sports and recreation tourism, leisure vacation trip are very welcomed by tourists. The dragon-boat racing in Dupu Town, Jiayu and Xiangyanghu Town, Xian’an attracted many tourists; Chongyang Langkou Hot Spring holds “daily gratitude, expressing love in Dragon Boat Festival” activity, where family trip groups enjoy cross talk, Guzheng playing, making Zongzi, and guessing riddles; many shops in urban area also launch such activities as making Zongzi, creative Zongzi show to attract customers.

  Major scenic spots are still the first choice of tourists. Chibi Ancient Battlefield received 59 600 tourists, with ticket proceeds of 2.016 million yuan; Yinshui Cave received 10 600 tourists, with ticket proceeds of 1.0655 million yuan.

  Rural tourism is very popular. During Dragon Boat Festival holiday Xianning launches several rural tourist routes, and agritainment proprietors hold rural picking competition to greatly attract self-driving and family trip tourists from Wuhan, Yueyang, Changsha and neighboring area; eating country style food, lodging in farm house, experiencing angling, picking vegetables, and photography become fashionable.

  Xianning Municipal Tourism Commission established a coordination leading group for holiday travel, improved emergency plan against various emergencies, executed to the letter 24h duty system and leader duty system to deal with complaints from tourists in time. Meanwhile, it emphasizes supervision for tourism safety and urges all scenic spots to do a good job in the sweeping check and rectification against hidden danger in advance, letting tourists “feel relieved, comfortable, safe, and satisfactory”. By Wang Yuanyuan, Kong Xiangyi and Zhang Lianglu (www.xnnews.com.cn)


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