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Upgraded Yangtze River Cableway Car

09th February 2018

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Recently, the Yangtze River Cableway met the requirements and was approved as a national AAAA-level tourist attraction.

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From 3A to 4A-level, what's new about the upgraded Chongqing Yangtze River Cableway? According to a person in charge of the Chongqing Passenger Cableway, the service quality of the Yangtze River Cableway will be further enhanced without a price increase. Additionally, ticket booking services will be launched. The Yangtze River Cableway scenic spot has welcomed more than 4 million tourists, creating a new record.

WIFI coverage within scenic area. In 2011, the Jialing River Cableway was suspended for giving way to the newly built Qiansimen Bridge. As the only historical mark of a passenger ropeway, the Yangtze River Cableway has formally started its tourism transformation program. In 2013, the Yangtze River Cableway was upgraded to a national 3A-level scenic spot and immediately started the work of creating a national 4A-level scenic spot.

In recent years, passenger flow volume of Yangtze River Cableway has repeatedly set new records. Both hardware and software facilities are also constantly being upgraded and built according to national standards. Facilities like a tourist service center, coffee shop, unisex toilet and mother-and-baby rooms as well as sightseeing buses are furnished to perfect scenic spot.

In addition, WIFI coverage is achieved within the scenic area. By connecting to the wireless network "CJSD", with a mobile phone, visitors can access the Internet for free.

Online booking pilot site Tourists can not only take the Yangtze River cableway by online booking, but also by scanning a Tencent QR code. This is also the first public transportation in southwest China that can use the code from Tencent.

By searching "腾讯乘车码" (Tencent ride code) on WeChat, the code will be automatically stored in WeChat card holder. Before using it again, it can be easily found from "我-卡包-会员卡" (Me - Cards & Offers - Cards) of WeChat.

In addition, online booking will be tried on Yangtze River Cableway. After the successful booking, tourists can take the Yangtze River Cableway without waiting in line.

At present, online booking is in the commissioning phase. Through the "预约购票" (booking tickets) of the WeChat Official Account "重庆索道公司" (Chongqing Passenger Cableway) micro service, visitors can order the round-trip ticket package for a specified time the next day. Round-trip ticket package includes a round-trip cableway ticket, optional drinks at the coffee shop, appointment of explanation channel and service.

At the preliminary stage of ticket booking, visitors can make an appointment for tickets from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Monday to Friday by two shifts. There is a limit on the number of bookings. Statutory holidays do not participate in the booking service.

It should be noted that the real-name system is adopted. Visitors should book tickets by valid ID cards with one person per ticket.

There is no need to wait in line by booking tickets, but visitors should arrive at the reserved explanation channel five minutes before the scheduled departure time with their valid ID card.

The Yangtze River Cableway will be closed earlier on Chinese Lunar New Year's Eve.

According to Chongqing Passenger Cableway, the cableway will be closed at 19:00 on February 15 (Chinese lunar New Year's Eve) and opened at 8:30 on February 16 (Chinese lunar new year). The Yangtze River Cableway operation time is 7:30 - 22:30, normally.

From: Hello Chongqing



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