Shenzhen, China

Adjacent to Hong Kong, Shenzhen is known as the south gate city and Silicon Valley of China. The city has rapidly developed and urbanized since China implemented its reform and opening-up policy in 1978. The other name of Shenzhen, Peng Cheng (peng means roc, a mythical bird), represents its remarkable history as well as its prospective future, like a roc soaring in the sky.

Tourism Demand

Tourism demand in Shenzhen has been increasing in the past 10 years. One possible reason is because the areas around Shenzhen are the most developed and internationalized cities in China. Government statistics show that in the first nine months of 2014, the majority of tourists visiting Shenzhen from outside of mainland China were from Hong Kong (65%). Another 8% were from ...

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