Dalian, alias bincheng, is the sub-provincial city in Liaoning Province specifically designated in the state plan. Located in the south of Liaodong Peninsula, Dalian is backed by northeastern area facing Shandong Peninsula across the sea, which is an important economic, trade, port, industrial and tourism city in the eastern coast as well as a new first-tier city. Without cold winter or hot summer, Dalian boasts moderate climate, winning titles like "the window of northeastern China", "a bright pearl in the north", and "a romantic capital". It is the window of opening to the outside world in northeastern part and the largest port city in China. Specifically, Dalian is a resident city holding the Summer Davos Forum of World Economic Forum (WEF).
What's more, Dalian is the first "excellent tourist cities" in China with both cultural and historical tourist resources and natural tourist resources, in which tourist industry has become the emerging industry.