The overseas travel influencers took a group photo in front of the landmark "I Love Dalian". [Photo by Yang Ningtao]
June 24 witnessed the second day of "Exploring China by Visiting Dalian", an event co-hosted by Dalian Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism and CRI Online, China Media Group, and organized by CRI Online's Liaoning Channel.
Accompanied by the sunlight, the overseas travel influencers played in the waves at the stony beach of Bangchui Island, watched the sparkling waves, enjoyed the view of distant islands, and took pictures of themselves with fishing boats at the Fisherman's Wharf.
Jeong Ji-eun, a Korean travel influencer, showed her fans the Fisherman's Wharf in Dalian via the video. [Photo by Yang Ningtao]
Mitsunori Ono, a Japanese travel influencer, photographed the sea in Dalian. [Photo by Yang Ningtao]
In the afternoon, the overseas travel influencers visited Dalian Laohutan Pole Aquarium. They were impressed by the clever and lovely marine animals. Their videos of interaction with the animals were full of love and liked by numerous fans.
Ali Erdogan, a Turkish travel influencer, took a photo with a lizard at Dalian Laohutan Pole Aquarium. [Photo by Yang Ningtao]
Atsutoshi Murata, a Japanese travel influencer, enjoyed close interaction with a beluga whale. [Photo by Yang Ningtao]
At the viewing platform at Lianhua Mountain, the highest peak in Dalian, the overseas travel influencers enjoyed a panoramic view of Dalian with the impressive scenery of mountains and sea.
Jeong Ji-eun, a Korean travel influencer, showed her fans the mountains and sea of Dalian from the viewing platform of Lianhua Mountain. [Photo by Yang Ningtao]
The overseas travel influencers felt the fun of drumming. [Photo by Yang Ningtao]
The overseas travel influencers expressed their love for Dalian on a small train. [Photo by Yang Ningtao]
Atsutoshi Murata, a Japanese travel influencer, prayed for good luck. [Photo by Yang Ningtao]
The event is an important endeavor made by Dalian to facilitate the building of a "Culture City of East Asia". Throughout the event, the charming scenery of mountains and sea in Dalian left a deep impression on the overseas travel influencers. They also presented the charm of Dalian to more parts of the world through live narration, live streaming and short video filming.