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China adds 4 more national resorts

Updated: May 19,2019 7:50 PM     Xinhua

BEIJING — Four resorts in China have been given the “national resort” title, bringing the number on the list to 30.

According to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the four resorts include a mountain resort in Sichuan province, a river resort in the tourist city of Guilin in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, and a farmland-themed resort in Guangdong province.

Separate to its ranking of tourist attractions, China began granting the “national resort” title in 2015, aiming to boost the development of resort tourism.

Last year, 26 national resorts across the country received 96.7 million visits combined, generating 62.7 billion yuan ($9.1 billion) in revenue.