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Enshi receives more than 30 million visitors in first seven months of 2018

Source: hubei.gov.cn 08/07/2018 05:08:33

Enshi, the only autonomous prefecture in Hubei, received more than 30 million visitors and achieved a year-on-year growth of around 30 percent in terms of comprehensive tourism revenue by July 31, according to official data.

All staff at the scenic spots have strained every nerve to adjust and improve tourism reception capacity. Moreover, the tickets of Enshi Grand Canyon Scenic Area have been on sale on the online platforms such as Tmall.com, LY.com and Ctrip.com.

The booming tourist market has brought new opportunities for the development of the ecotourism industry. Recently, an agreement was inked between Ecotic Co., Ltd. and Enshi to increase investment of 10 billion yuan in the next three years, and the listed company of Ecotic Co., Ltd. settled in Enshi. And Hubei Provincial Communications Investment Group Co.,Ltd and Enshi adopted the cooperative strategy with investment exceeding 60 billion yuan for tourism in the future.

In the first half of 2018 in Enshi, 91 projects under construction completed investment of 2.8 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 251 percent. Totaling 91.479 billion yuan, 79 planned projects in ecotourism investment embraced an upswing of 427 percent. The rise of 240 percent witnessed the landing of 17 new tourism projects with a total investment of 25.899 billion yuan.(hubei.gov.cn by Zhang Yawei)