The cultural and tourism market in Huaxi district of Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province, turned in a strong performance during the National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holiday, with the sector continuing to recover.
Over 2.66 million visits were made to Huaxi district during the eight-day holiday, which was 94.75 percent of the total for the same period last year.
The district generated tourism revenue of 1.26 billion yuan ($186.6 million), which was 92.2 percent of that recorded for the previous holiday last year.
Helping things along was the Romantic Valley of Qingyan Ancient Town, which staged a large bright and breezy straw art exhibition, inspiring tourists to take lots of pictures, as well as an eight-day music festival.
A bright and fun straw art exhibition goes on display, bring in the crowds, in the Romantic Valley of Qingyan Ancient Town in Huaxi district. [Photo/huaxi.gov.cn]
In Longjing village, during the break, tourists experienced Bouyei embroidery and batik textiles and they participated in bonfire parties.
Rich offerings in traditional cultural activities, as well as folk performances, provided tourists with a memorable travel experience.