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Jiading speaks highly of tourism development in 2014

( chinadaily.com.cn ) 2015-02-14

Shanghai's Jiading district threw a work meeting on Feb 13, talking on its significant development on tourism in 2014, and the prospects of 2015.

Jiading attracted 14.07 million tourists in 2014, with an increase of 37.9 percent compared to last year, and generated 4.89 billion yuan ($781.9 million) in revenue.

With its vast resources in racing, Jiading offered a wide range of feature events such as the Formula One race, World Touring Car Championship, World Endurance Championship and the 3rd Sports Car Champions Carnival.

Government staff pointed out that Jiading should focus on developing brand tourism programs, and improving public tourist service to attract visitors with reputation and service.

They shed some light on how to boost the cooperation between commercial activities and cultural industries, and encourage the development of countryside tourism. They also collected some suggestions on how to protect Jiading's cultural heritages and make better use of its rich resources in racing.

On the day, the Jiading district government and tourism bureau also got some representatives from scenic spots to give some speeches and work out an action plan for 2015's various activities.

MAIL TO DISTRICT CHIEFjiading@jiading.gov.cn

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Jiading Fahua Pagoda

The Fahua Pagoda, 40.8 meters tall, is a square, brick-wood structure with seven stories, accessible by ladders.