Jianhu County signs clutch of deals in Shanghai
The county of Jianhu, in neighboring Jiangsu Province, signed 12 projects covering a range of industries in Shanghai on Wednesday as it stepped up its integration into the Yangtze River Delta region.
The projects cover culture and tourism, the integration of agriculture and tourism, animation and health tourism. The practice base of the Shanghai Huaiju Opera Troupe in Jianhu and the performance base of the Jiangsu Province Huaiju Opera Troupe in Shanghai were unveiled during the signing ceremony.
The Jiulongkou tourism resort in Jianhu is accelerating the construction of projects such as the Huaiju Opera town, a hot spring cultural and tourism complex, and the Dangdong minsu (Chinese-style B&B).
A batch of countryside tourism projects in Jiulongkou Town are being developed to boost its countryside tourism.
Jianhu also staged acrobatic and Huaiju Opera performances in Shanghai.
It is expected that the promotional event will increase tourist visits between Shanghai and Jianhu, said Lu Jiangtao, an official with the Shanghai Administration of Culture and Tourism.
The county's major tourist attractions include the Jiulongkou scenic area, the Xitang River scenic area and Taishan Temple.