(DALIANNEWS)- Dalian Municipal Government announced on Monday that the port city of Dalian was ranked into the list of the first batch of the ten Chinese demonstration cities of tourism and leisure in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China’s Liaoning Province.
Dalian is the only city in Northeast China placed into the ranking list this time.
Apart from Dalian, the other nine cities include Hangzhou, Chengdu, Xiamen, Wuhan, Yinchuan, Ningbo, Suzhou, Wuxi and Zhuhai.
The selection of Chinese demonstration cities of tourism and leisure is based on four categories with 1,000 scores in total, covering urban construction, environmental protection, economic development, as well as culture, education and health.
According to the report, domestic cities only with more than 900 scores in total and over 80 percent of the total score in each category are qualified for applying for this honor.
The port city of Dalian has gained lots of honors in recent years, such as one of the Top 500 Global Cities in Environment, the World Habitat Award, Model City in Greening in China, Model City in Environment Protection in China, Civilized City in China as well as Best Tourism City in China.