Suzhou Tourism Announces Winners of North American Sweepstakes

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Travelers to Visit Suzhou Following Completion of “What Type of Suzhou Traveler Are You?” Sweepstakes

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Suzhou Tourism is pleased to announce the winner of its latest campaign to directly target North American travelers – the “What Type of Suzhou Traveler Are You?” sweepstakes, which ended on February 29, 2016. Generating interest from more than 8,000 entrants since it opened on February 1, 2016, the online promotion awarded two travelers (one winner plus one guest) a six-day vacation package featuring a personalized itinerary to suit the Authentic Culture Lover which was determined by the winner’s answers to the interactive online quiz. The winner can be found at

This once-in-a-lifetime vacation prize includes round-trip coach airfare, accommodations at one of the city’s top hotels, three meals daily, and a guided trip through the city each day. The itinerary offers quintessential Suzhou experiences based on the winner’s Authentic Culture Lover travel personality and features visits to a selection of UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as the Humble Administrator’s Garden and Lingering Garden, as well as visits to Tiger Hill, the Suzhou Museum, Pinjiang Road, the Silk Museum, Tongli, and authentic experiences at iconic restaurants such as Songhelou and Deyuelou. The trip is the ultimate vacation adventure for anyone who wants to visit China and experience true Chinese culture.

Suzhou Tourism’s enhanced presence across social media is timed to leverage the momentum surrounding the U.S.-China Tourism Year of 2016, ensuring that stories of the city’s unique programming are communicated directly to key audiences, positioning it as a “must-see” destination for travelers who may be considering a trip to China.

Travelers can stay connected with Suzhou Tourism by visiting the destination website,, “Liking” the Facebook, and “Following” on Twitter.

About Suzhou
Suzhou, the "Venice of China," is known for its elegant stone bridges, canals, flowing water, and noteworthy architecture. Located in the center of the Yangtze River Delta, approximately 60 miles west of Shanghai, Suzhou is one of the oldest cities in the Yangtze Basin dating back more than 2,500 years. The city boasts the beautifully manicured Classical Gardens of Suzhou, nine of which have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Each year, millions of tourists travel to Suzhou to experience the destination’s more than 400 attractions, ranging from pagodas and temples to historical districts and world-class museums. As the largest industrial city in China, Suzhou is home to Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP), which boasts five-star hotels, the iconic Lake Jinji, and Asia’s largest Ferris Wheel. Travel to Suzhou is easily accessible via three convenient area airports with non-stop flights from North America: Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA) offers bullet train service to Suzhou, which is approximately a 50-mile, 30-minute trip; Pudong International Airport (PVG) is approximately 65 miles from Suzhou, an hour and half drive; and Sunan Shuofang International Airport (WUX) is approximately 14 miles from Suzhou, a 30-minute drive. For more information on Suzhou please visit

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