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Shopping month kicks off to spur consumption

Writer: Chang Zhipeng  |  Editor: Zhang Chanwen  |  From: Shenzhen Daily  |  Updated: 2022-08-16

A ceremony marking the start of the 2022 August Happy Tourism and Shopping Month was held in Longgang District on Sunday, and a series of consumption activities were launched simultaneously at the event.

Ten well-designed tourism routes and five resort destinations for short vacations were unveiled and recommended to tourists. The five recommended resort destinations are: coastal leisure destinations on the Dapeng Peninsula, Wutong Mountain, marine sightseeing destinations, Hakka culture intangible cultural heritage destinations in Longgang and high-tech agriculture sightseeing destinations in Guangming.

At the ceremony, a culture and tourism themed short video contest was announced to start. The contest has four categories for participants to choose from, such as urban scenery, urban humanities, urban stories and travel routes in Shenzhen. The contest’s best work award winner will get a chance to go on a cruise tour worth 40,000 yuan (US$5,912).

The city’s bureau of commerce and bureau of industry and information technology also announced to take out 500 million yuan to continue to carry out car trade-in activities and subsidize new energy vehicle purchases. Futian District will offer an additional 50 million yuan to subsidize vehicle purchases.