Published on : Friday, September 15, 2017
As a part of the annual Shanghai Tourism Festival, a grand celebration known as ‘Waterfront Putuo’ had been launched inside the Global Harbour Mall on Tuesday to boost the shopping sector and the tourism industry of Putuo.
This celebration continues throughout October.
It incorporates the important tourism attractions, cultural venues and hotels in downtown Putuo District with a gala event, innovative markets a range of other interesting events.
The celebration plans to portray the unique image of Putuo that highlights the stunning sceneries along the Suzhou Creek and drive the development of the tourism industry of the district, as declared by Zhou Jinfeng who is the Party secretary of the Putuo tourism bureau.
The fourth year of the tourism as well as shopping celebration is based on a theme ‘eat, play, shop and show off’ with fresh experiences to lure both locals and tourists.
S new music team ACEMAX-RED had performed at the opening ceremony and also the pop group Vocal Force at the south plaza of the Global Harbour that is the biggest shopping mall in downtown Shanghai. During the event, the M50 university students’ entrepreneur market would be making its debut where young business wannabes showcase traditional handicrafts as well as interact with tourists.
The major attractions in Putuo would be offering discounts on the admission tickets during the festival to impress customers.
For the children a series of patriotism activities has also been planned.
One of the major highlights this year, however is a shopping festival that would be running till 8th October. Many local gourmets have been making a beeline for the Global Harbor Mall. Here as many as 50 local eateries have opened temporary stalls.