Shanghai Tourism Festival witnesses consumption upgrade

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Added On September 15, 2019

 The 2019 Shanghai Tourism Festival has just opened with a series of themed performances.

Let's follow our correspondents to have a look.
 
On Saturday evening's opening celebration, twenty-five floats representing famous Chinese traveling destinations, and 32 performance groups from 19 countries and regions, including Germany, Switzerland and France, participated in the show in downtown Shanghai.
 
Performers dressed in their unique national costumes and performed a variety of songs, dances and musical instruments that have entertained and impressed some 300,000 spectators on site.
 
The festival will last until Oct. 6 and feature 100 activities.
 
Dozens of tourist sites, museums and galleries in Shanghai will offer half-price admissions during the event.
 
Data showed that in 2018, domestic tourists made over 5.5 billion trips, up 10.8 percent year on year, and the total tourism revenue reached nearly 843 billion U.S. dollars last year, up 10.5 percent.
 
The Shanghai Tourism Festival has been held annually since 1990. It has been a witness to China's development and citizens' consumption upgrade over the past few decades.