Shandong boosts winter tourism
Cultural and tourism authorities from east China's Shandong Province released six tourism itineraries designed for tourists in the Yangtze River Delta region based on health, education, festival, revolutionary tourism, leisure and food over the weekend in Shanghai.
These routes will take tourists to the Penglai nianhuo (New Year goods) market featuring intangible cultural heritage display and Licun Village grand market with strong traditional Chinese Lunar New Year flavor.
Shandong will hold festive activities and food carnivals between November and February, the winter tourism season, said Wang Lei, director of the Shandong Administration of Culture and Tourism.
Performances were staged, and cooperation agreements signed between the Shandong Association of Travel Services and the travel agency branch of Shanghai Tourism Trade Association.
Shandong boasts a variety of tourist attractions such as Mount Tai, the Temple of Confucius, Penglai Palace, Yimeng Mountain and Daming Lake.