“Tour +” industries produce new types of leisure tour

In the last month, the national sports tourism industry development conference was held in Wuxi, for tourism and sports industry have jointly made great recognized progress and contribution. Li Lake national sports tourism base and Wuxi marathon are thereby credited as national level ones.

Wholearea tour and industries mixture are the tendency of tourism. Rewards systems for creation in types of “Tour +” leisure tour are proposed and selection activities are launched to lead the development of new types. This year, Li Garden takes back Xi Shi Villa which was opened on June 22nd after redecoration in the form of “tour + themed performance”. On the Spring and Autumn Stage, 3 sessions of performance are given to retell the romantic story between Fan Li and Xi Shi thousands years ago. As one of the first tour villages, Lingshan Town • Nianhua Bay is turned into an international Buddhist tour destination where inns of Japanese style and Buddhist atmosphere attract crowds of tourists totaling 4 million in the last year.

Those new types, including tour ecommerce, hotels, homestay inns, cultural and creative specialties, tour products, foods, themed performances, sports and fitness, selfdriving and camping, and health maintenance, are able to prolong the duration of tourists staying in the city and promote the consumption. According to the officer in charge, the only way to let more people feel the charm of Wuxi, a city of leisure tour, is to keep them stay longer.