Lin-gang sees jump in tourism during Mid-Autumn Festival
This series of photos shows folks having fun in the Lin-gang Special Area during the holiday. [Photo/WeChat ID: lgqyfwj]
The Lin-gang Special Area – located in East China's Shanghai city – welcomed 435,595 tourists during the three-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday on Sept 10-12, a year-on-year surge of 41.12 percent, according to data released by the local authorities.
Consumer spending during the holiday experienced a rebound as more people resumed travel, headed outdoors for entertainment and went shopping.
Revenue from seven main commercial complexes in the area – including Wanda Plaza and Starstreet (Harbor City Plaza) – reached 16.93 million yuan ($2.54 million) during the break, up 34.77 percent on the previous year. They handled a combined 330,000 visits during the holiday season, a gain of 29.52 percent year-on-year.
People have a blast camping in the Lin-gang Special Area during the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. [Photo/WeChat ID: lgqyfwj]
Camping trips have become a mainstream activity in the special area, with the Realm of Stars – Shanghai's biggest sponge park – and ChunHuaQiuSe Park being major destinations during the holiday.
In order to offer better services for camping, ChunHuaQiuSe Park provided support services for barbecues and recreational vehicles. There were also some recreational activities, such as kayaking and archery on offer.
Buildings in Lin-gang are decorated with bright and breezy exterior lighting during the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. [Photo/WeChat ID: lgqyfwj]
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