Red tourism booming as CPC celebrates centenary

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2021-05-23

InLongyancityofEastChinasFujianprovince,theformersiteoftheGutianMeeting,alandmarkeventinthehistoryoftheCPCandthearmy,witnessedapeakinvisitornumbersduringtheholiday.[Photo/Xinhua]AmidtherobustrecoveryofthedomestictourismmarketfollowingtheeffectivecontainmentoftheCOVID-19epidemicinChina,"redtourism",whichreferstovisitinghistoricalsiteswithamodernrevolutionarylegacy,(CPC).AccordingtoareportrecentlyreleasedbyonlinetravelbookingplatformCtripandXinhuaFinance,duringthejust-concludedMayDayholiday,onlinesearchesfor"redtourism"surgedaboutsevenfoldfromlastmonthandredtourismosFujianprovince,theformersiteoftheGutianMeeting,alandmarkeventinthehistoryoftheCPCandthearmy,hinasShaanxiprovince."AsaveteranPartymember,Ijoinedaredtourismtourgrouptorevisitourhistory,",68,chosetodriveallthewayfromXinjianginthenorthwesttoJiangxisJinggangshanwithhisfriendstovisittheredsites."IhavelearnedtherevolutionstoriesthathappenedinJinggangshansincechildhood,andcominghereislikeadreamcometrue,"yAprilandtheMayDayholidayindicatedagenerer40,withthoseborninthe1990sand2000saccountingformorethan40percentofthetotal,whilethoseborninthe1980saccountedforover30percent,saidther,aguideatacommemorativeparkmarkingthevictoryoftheCentralRedArmysLongMarchinShaanxiprovince,,butthatpicturehasgraduallyshiftedtoincludedifferentagegroupsandpeoplefromoutsidetheregion,butedtothepromotionofmorecreativetouristproducts,manyofwhichemploynewtechnologiessuchasartificialintelligenceandvirtualreality.",itisnowdesignedtocatertotheinterestsofyoungpeople,highlightinganimmersiveexperienceorofferingtimetravelscenariostoattractmoreyoungvisitors,"saidXuYongde,astafferatarevolutionarysiteinSouthwestChinasGuizhouprovince.。