Shanghai's two airports have handled 4.38 million passenger trips along with 27,000 flight landings and takeoffs during the peak days of this year's Spring Festival, according to the Shanghai Airport Authority.
Construction was recently completed on the 13,000-square-meter central lawn of Qianwan Square in the center of Qianwan Park, which is currently under construction in the Shanghai Hongqiao International Central Business District and is expected to become a world-class urban waterfront central park.
Shanghai saw strong growth of consumption with people visiting from outside the city during the eight-day Spring Festival holiday, a proof of the economic vitality of the special location, according to official sources.
Shanghai's strong attraction as a tourist destination will definitely benefit inbound tourism in China and the Yangtze River Delta region in particular, as it is one of the most vibrant cities in the country, said experts.
The Hongqiao International Central Business District has been recognized as one of the top ten digital business districts in Shanghai in 2023.
Shanghai must put in place interactive, intelligent, and green consumption models as the city's efforts to build itself into an international consumer hub quickly gather pace, experts said.
China is embracing the positive impact and fruitful results of last fall's Hongqiao International Economic Forum in Shanghai.
Shanghai has launched over 200 cultural and tourism activities celebrating the upcoming Spring Festival, aiming to create a Chinese New Year atmosphere with metropolitan characteristics.