Recently, Ctrip released the “2021 Summer Tourism Big Data Report”, and Lianyungang City makes the list of China’s Top Ten Summer Resorts. Along with Lianyungang, Xining in Qinghai, Liupanshui in Guizhou, Qingdao in Shandong, Harbin in Heilongjiang, Huangshan in Anhui, Xinyang in Henan, Huzhou in Zhejiang, Aba in Sichuan and Jiujiang in Jiangxi are also listed.
Once the list was released, the confidence of Lianyungang tourism practitioners was greatly boosted. “We will equip beautiful Lianyungang with first-class facilities and services and serve tens of millions of tourists.” The person in charge of the Culture and Tourism Bureau of Yuntai Mountain Scenic Spot said, "it is strongly recommended that tourists visit the 72 caves of Huaguo Mountain, Water Curtain Cave, Peacock Valley (Jiulong Bridge), Donglei Yanfu Temple and Yuwan after the rain for summer holiday."
Related data proved the true value of this list. From July 1st to 18th, the tourist reception of Huaguo Mountain Scenic Spot reached 100,000 persons. At the weekend of the 17th and the 18th, Liandao received 45,000 tourists, the highest record since the beginning of summer this year.