Nantong, Zhangjiagang partner in tourism promotion
A tourism promotion conference for Langshan Mountain in Nantong and Shuangshan Xiangshan resort in Zhangjiagang was held at the former on Sept 26.
During the event, videos featuring tourism resources in the two cities were played, classic travel routes were recommended and stunning cultural performances were staged.
The two scenic areas also signed cooperation agreements, according to which the two sides will work together to develop travel routes, carry out publicity and marketing campaigns, and train personnel.
The Shuangshan Xiangshan tourist resort covers an area of 26.6 square kilometers and consists of Shuangshan Island and Xiangshan Mountain scenic area, which face each other across a branch of the Yangtze River.
The Zhangjiagang government has spent 1.57 billion yuan ($227.49 million) upgrading the infrastructure in the resort since it decided to merge the two sites in June 2018.
A number of tourism projects, including a homestay hotel, an aviation flight camp and a water park have been introduced to the resort, receiving about 500 million yuan in investment.
"I only learned about the Zhangjiagang resort online. The food on display at the conference has made me really excited to visit in person," said a tourist Hu Yucheng.