PHOTOS Sports industry integrated with tourism brings more income to locals in China's Guizhou

PHOTOS

Sports industry integrated with tourism brings more income to locals in China's Guizhou

Xinhua

19:23, August 29, 2018

Tourists viewing the scenery along Zangke River on a speed boat in Liuzhi special region of Liupanshui City, southwest China's Guizhou Province on Aug. 26, 2018. (Photos: Xinhua)

A contestant competes during an international paragliding invitational tournament over the Zangke River scenic area in Liuzhi special region of Liupanshui City, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Aug. 27, 2018.

In recent years, local government has taken the initiative to integrate sports industry with tourism in mountainous regions, which brings more income to the locals.

From January to July in 2018, the number of visits of tourists in Liuzhi totaled about 5.72 million with a 51.3 percent year-on-year rise.

A contestant competes during a national canoe competition at the Zangke River scenic area in Liuzhi special region of Liupanshui City, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Jan. 13, 2018.

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