On April 7, 2019, the Reporter learned from Xiaogan Culture and Tourism Bureau that the city has received 584,700 tourists from April 5 to April 7, with the comprehensive tourism income of 237.18 million yuan, a year-on-year growth of 59.77% and 52.38%.
It is reported that the top three counties and cities in Xiaogan in the number of receiving tourists are: Xiaonan District (118,500 tourists), Yingcheng City (115,000 tourists), and Dawu County (107,400 tourists), respectively; and the top three counties and cities in comprehensive tourism income are: Xiaonan District (68.79 million yuan), Yingcheng City (59 million yuan), and Hanchuan City (25.46 million yuan), respectively.
According to the statistics of the Bureau, these tourists come from many provinces and cities during the minor vocation, with tourists manly from Wuhan and local place, of which the Wuhan tourists account for over 50% and local tourists account for over 30%, the individual tourists reaching 80% of the total reception in the city, with the main transportation of self-driving tour, which accounts for around 75% of tourists.
During this period, there was new growth points emerged in agricultural tourism in our city. Additionally, marketing has expanded potential customer sources, red tourism has made steady progress, and the rural tourism with distinctive characteristics was widely welcomed by the market.