Zhangjiajie promotes tourism in New York
- China.org.cn, April 19, 2017
|Simone Olivier Bassous (R), excutive director of Pacific Asia Travel Association New York Chapter, watches scenery photos of Zhangjiajie during an event to promote tourism for Zhangjiajie in New York, the United States, April 14, 2017. [Xinhua]|
Zhangjiajie city, central China's Hunan province, promoted its tourism in New York, the United States, April 14, 2017.
James Cameron's Avatar has got a new role -- promoting tourism for a unique national forest park located in the city at the event.
The immense, scenic spread of mountain pillars in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, located 32 km from Zhangjiajie City, appeared in the 2009 James Cameron movie.
The Chinese official has every reason to use Avatar to draw attention of his American audience to the city.
The Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge opened to the public on Aug. 20, 2016. It offers a way to enjoy a panoramic view of the stunning Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon.