A bird's-eye view of Qingdao West Coast New Area. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Covering Phoenix Island, Lingshan Bay, Zhushan Mountain, Langyatai, Lingshan Island, Zhucha Island and other islands, Qingdao West Coast International Tourist Resort Zone boasts a land area of 123 square kilometers with an initial area of 4.69 sq km.
With unique natural landscape and conditions, the resort system is constantly improving and the tourism industry is booming. It includes one state-level tourist resort, two provincial-level resorts and five state-level AAAA scenic areas, all of which make this place one of the most important coastal destinations for recreation and entertainment in northern China. "Qingdao International Beer Festival, Enjoy Beer in the West Coast"—Qingdao Beer Festival, which is famous at home and abroad, is here to stay. Each time the Festival is held, numerous foreign visitors from every corner of the world will enjoy the best beers and have full fun here.