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Hengyang tourism achieving double growth with revenue of 540 million yuan in Dragon Boat Festival
From:新华网 | Date Add in:2017-10-17 18:01:58 [A  A]

   Owing to the good weather, Hengyang's tourism usheredd its passenger flow rush at the Dragon Boat Festival, when enthusiastic tourists flocked to the major scenic spots with their devotion for surrounding short-distance travel and village tour, in which characteristics of Hengyang's traditional culture were exhibited by special cultural activities. During this festival, Hengyang achieved the double growth of income and number of tourists at 540 millon yuan and 865 thousand people, respectively up 17.4 percent and 15.1 percent.

    As the leading scenic spot of Hengyang, Hengshan Mountain received 24.459 thousand tourists with ticket income's breakthrough of 1.66 million yuan on the first day. May is the best time for visiting Hengshan Mountain. In virtue of its pleasant weather, green and thick trees, shade forestand murmuring streams, it attracted lots of domestic and foreign visitors from all around the world to pray, go sightseeing and ascend a height to enjoy a distant view, feeling the cool early summer in mountain. According to statistics, for these three days Hengshan Mountain had a total tourist receptions of 55.761 thousand and ticket income of 4.159 million yuan, on the rise of 12.80 percent and 13.79 percent.

    At the same time, numbers of tourists considered Cai Lun Bamboo Sea Area of Leiyang and Yinshan Culture Tourism Area of Changning as the route of parent-child tour and family travel for its landscape scenery and humanities spectacular. For that, they can be exposed to nature to feel natural landscape and humanities culture, teach through lively activities and enjoy the family life.

    Rural tourism was also very popular.  Double-water Bay rural culture park, Chashan'ao, South Lake Park and other spots pushed off leisure fishing, bike riding, picnic, barbecue and other entertainment that satisfied tourists' yearning for rural tourism and provided opportunities for them to spend cozy holidays with outdoor activities. Accordingly, the growing tourist reception supplied customers for farmhouse, bringing the steady growth of tourism revenue.

    Along with the dragon boats on the water and sound of gongs and drums in the air, grand dragon boat race was held in East Chau waters of Xiang River Bank on the exact Dragon Boat Festival Day. The resounding cheering and the flawless oar performance promoted the traditional of folk culture of our country, and demonstrated Hengyang people's love and passion for life, thus attracting visitors to watch the race and making a good start for Hengyang's travel culture brand.

Sponsored by Hengyang Municipal People's Government, Undertaken by Hengyang Normal University
Co-sponsored by Information Office of Hengyang Municipal People's Government Technical Support & Design:Hengyang Normal University
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