Red tourism helps improve employment rate, incomes of local villagers in Sichuan
In recent years, the development of red tourism, which refers to visits to historical sites with a revolutionary legacy, has helped improve the employment rate and increase the incomes of local villagers in Yihai Village.
With the establishment of the red tourism scenic area and the implementation of poverty relief policies, more than 110 poverty-stricken families in the village have got out of poverty.
A local villager working in scenic area displays handicrafts with characteristics of Yi ethnic group in Yihai Village, Mianning County, Liangshan Prefecture, Sichuan Province.
Visitors take photos at the red tourism scenic area in Yihai Village, Mianning County, Liangshan Prefecture, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, September 7, 2019.