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Shanghai resort honored as national model for eco-tourism

Source : chinadaily.com.cnUpdate : 2017-02-04

Shanghai Sheshan National Tourist Resort has won the nationwide title of one of the best known model tourist resorts to develop eco-tourism in an urban area, according to a recent statement released by China's General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.

The project of Shanghai Sheshan was launched in Aug 2013 as an attempt to boost low-carbon tourism. The past three years have witnessed leisure and sports activities including hiking, running, bicycling, camping, and climbing hosted all over the place, allowing the area to progress into a scenic spot for holiday getaways.