Shanghai To Set Up 20 New Tourist Information Centers

To prepare fro the upcoming World Expo, the Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration states that 20 tourist information centers will be set up, with all construction work to be finished by May 1, 2010.

To offer better services to foreign and domestic tourists during Expo 2010, the local government has decided to build 20 new tourist information centers and reconstruct or expand 20 of the existing centers in Shanghai to offer comprehensive and Expo-related tourism information to local citizens and visitors.

From 1999, Shanghai has been setting up tourist information centers in its districts and counties. The city's 30 existing tourism information centers have handled over 6 million individual enquiries.