NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Although Chongqing is a thriving metropolis in China, it's a location that not many Americans have heard of before, until Saturday, September 3, 2016. The airing of 'Chongqing: China's City For International Travel,' a half-hour long special program on ABC7 Saturday night, gave American viewers the opportunity to discover this key economic, political, and cultural center tucked deep within the heart of southwest China.
'Chongqing: China's City For International Travel' highlighted the beauty and charm of Chongqing's southeastern countryside, hot springs, and the areas surrounding natural beauty and wildlife, and the city's plethora of world class hotels, restaurants, and shopping hot spots. This year's new episode also showcases Chongqing's signature sites in the western Chongqing.
Similar to Shanghai, Chongqing is one of China's Five Central Cities and administratively, it is one of China's four direct-controlled municipalities and is a highly deserving destination on any traveler's itinerary. Visitors can experience the beauty of three UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Dazu Rock Carvings, Wulong Karst, and the Golden Buddha Mountain.
The ABC travelogue explored a plethora of must-see sites that many travel guides don't mention such as the quaint, Anju Ancient Town and the Peach Blossom Springs scenic area of greater Chongqing. The combination of urban and natural sites that extend beyond the city limits makes for the ultimate vacation fusing relaxation with excitement and adventure. 'Chongqing: China's City For International Travel also put the culinary delights such as Chongqing style Hot Pot and the famous Fuling pickled mustard root in focus
The show drew a comparison between Chongqing and New York from several aspects, including the geographical environment and urban style and features, port culture and humanity while allowing foreign executives and other immigrants who live in Chongqing to speak about the city, its urban development, local cuisines and culture.
U.S. travelers are urged to look out for the 'Chongqing International Tourism Summit,' where the City of Chongqing will announce the hosting of a new tour called, "Scenic Landscapes of Chongqing." This year's summit will visitors to learn more about Chongqing and experience the city's tourism highlights from the bustling urban life to the serene landscapes of the countryside.
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