The Shanghai Consumer Council on June 12 set up an office in Shanghai Disneyland to deal with consumer complaints from the seven major theme parks in the city. A survey conducted by the Council in May stated that 39.5 percent of consumers in Shanghai said they will definitely visit the newly opened Disneyland while 63 percent of the respondents from outside Shanghai indicated likewise.
The 15th Tourism Souvenir Design Contest, which welcomes people from China and overseas to contribute design ideas for commercially-viable products, has begun. The theme of this year’s contest is “Shanghai memories” and contestants must upload their works through shijue.me before July 28 to qualify. The winner of the contest will be awarded 20,000 yuan ($3,033).
Li Suqing, the city’s oldest living person died at the age of 117 on June 11, reported eastday.com. Born in January 1899, Li was the only living person in Shanghai who was born in the 19th century. The next oldest person in the city is now Zhu Xiaohua. She was born in 1904 and currently resides in Jiading district. Next on the list is Sun Fengying, who lives in Yangpu district and was born in 1905, and 110-year-old Chen Caizhao from Xuhui district.