The custom traveling was demonstrated with varieties of events, with strong local characteristics and typical culture. Guyan Painting Township deeply dug and managed the culture of itself during the Spring Festival holiday, and delicately prepared all kinds of travel events closely connected to local customs and culture, giving the tourists one after one characteristic feast. Among them, the event ‘Experience Varieties of New Year Foods, and Enjoy the Painting Township During Spring Festival’ enabled the tourists to taste the special cuisines of the township, including rice cakes, rice candies, zongzi, fried tofu, and sweet rice cakes, etc. The event ‘Cultural & Art Performance of Local People’ put them in local cultural atmosphere. The performance included singing, dancing, sketches, auctions of art works, as well as the interaction with the audience, lantern-riddle guessing, and lucky draw, etc. The scenic area was crowded with people. Besides, over a hundred tourists made new year wishes on the Guyan Painting Township public account in WeChat platform, and the township will successively achieve their wishes according to actual situation. The event ‘Dogs Celebrating the Dog Year’ is also held right now, and demonstrating the picture of your ‘lucky’ dog will give you a chance to win the lucky pack, which will give you a chance to experience the travel party ‘The Traveling Dog’.
The special home-stay and farmhouse in the scenic area are receiving tourists in good order. The reservations for home-stay and farmhouse increased significantly compared to last years, among which there are numerous reservations for special home-stays such as Milena, Yimo house, House in Painting and Crafts. With the holding of the art festival in Guyan Painting Township, which is also the Fun in Painting Township tourism season and Oversea Lishuiness Visiting Guyan Painting Township, the popularity of the tourism in Guyan Painting Township continues to rise both at home and abroad and the influence of the tourism is expanding, with a significant increase in the number of tourist visiting Guyan Painting township during the Spring Festival.
The industry regulation is in its place, and the holiday market is in good order. Before the holiday, the management committee of Oujiang style tourist resort zone made the 2018 Spring Festival Holiday Tourism Work Plan, which made careful arrangement for the deployment of ensuring tourism security, publicizing civic tourism, dissemination of information and business management. In order to ensure the quality of holiday tourism service, the scenic area strictly implements the leader-supervising system and 24-hour on-duty system, to make sure that tourism complaints and tourist information can be reached all day long and that staffs in the scenic area are on duty. During Spring Festival, the reception in the scenic area was normal and the quality of the tourist service was good without complaining from tourists or safety accidents. (Liandu District Government Office)