Lin-gang FTZ’s Annual Tourist Flows to Exceed 10 Million in Three Years, Official Says
(Yicai Global) July 8 — More than 10 million tourists should visit Lin-gang Special Area in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone each year in the next three years, according to an official at the local administration.
Lin-gang will become a unique first-choice resort and family destination in the Yangtze River Delta over the next three years, Hu Zhiqiang at the area’s management committee said at a press conference yesterday.
During the recent five-day Labor Day holiday, Lin-gang welcomed about 184,000 tourists, and the highest daily figure surpassed 50,000, Hu added.
The 386-square-kilometer area, located nearby Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport and YangshanDeep-waterPort, has tourist attractions such as Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park, China Maritime Museum, and Shanghai Flower Port.
More world-class venues are being built. Shanghai Planetarium, slated to become the world’s largest planetarium, will open in 2021, and WintastarShanghai, which should become the world’s biggest indoor ski resort, will be ready by 2022, according to the official.
Editor: Emmi Laine