Photo taken on Oct 15, 2014 shows the Sunrise Kempinski Hotel near the Yanqi Lake in the Huairou District of Beijing, capital of China. The 2014 APEC economic leaders' meeting will be held at Beijing's outskirt Yanqi Lake in November.
Qingdao's service sectors have outpaced manufacturing and agriculture to become the major driving force of its economy.
Music, sculpture, theater, movies and sports are flourishing in the coastal city of Qingdao.
The Qingdao Traffic Business District is a new development zone spreading across 36 sq km around the Qingdao North Railway Station in Licang district.
Ningbo city on the Yangtze River Delta attracts tourists with its rich cultural and historical heritage.
A prelude to this year's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, the ongoing first APEC senior officials' meeting has put the host city Ningbo in the limelight.
Built on the site of an old textile plant in Qingdao, the M6 Virtual Reality Industrial Park is now labeled as a paradigm of the so-called 'HOPSCA' transformation, said its operators.
Qingdao's new North Railway Station will transform the dynamic harbor city into a key node in China's integrated transport network, said local officials.
The Qingdao North Railway Station is on a mission to transport 18 million passengers a year by 2025 and transform into a flourishing business zone.
The Qingdao International Horticultural Exposition opens on April 25 and will run until October.
Qingdao has been renowned as a tourist destination and health resort since the 1920s.
Qingdao has beautiful views, a laid-back atmosphere and a thriving business sector.