How a village came together to rejuvenate their local area with tourism

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Launched by In-situ Project, the Miaoxia Village Guesthouse was created in cooperation with local villagers, acting as a way to generate revenue and jobs for the rural community. Over 70 villagers and 12 volunteers participated in the design and construction of th e building and its surroundings, a task that took over nine months to complete. All of the funding for the project came from charitable foundations, with the end result being a beautiful space that enables visitors to stay overnight

Period21 May 2019

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  • TitleHow a village came together to rejuvenate their local area with tourism
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletLonely Planet
    Media typeWeb
    CountryHong Kong
    Date21/05/19
    DescriptionLaunched by In-situ Project, the Miaoxia Village Guesthouse was created in cooperation with local villagers, acting as a way to generate revenue and jobs for the rural community. Over 70 villagers and 12 volunteers participated in the design and construction of the building and its surroundings, a task that took over nine months to complete. All of the funding for the project came from charitable foundations, with the end result being a beautiful space that enables visitors to stay overnight
    Producer/AuthorMartin, J
    URLhttps://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2019/05/21/miaoxia-village-guesthouse-china/
    PersonsPeter Hasdell