An extensive upgrade is to be made on Zhangjiakou Guyuan Kulun Swan Lake. With an investment of 220 million yuan (approx. US$30.72 million), the upgrade will involve the addition of two new ski cableways, a ski hall covering 3,000 sq. mt., a Marco Polo Castle, cableways, ziplines, rollercoasters and other attractions.
It is estimated that the year-round destination will achieve annual revenue of 80 million yuan (approx. US$11.17) and provide more than 900 jobs in the local community. The site is also expected to play a key role in driving enthusiasm towards the Winter Olympics 2022, take place in the Hebei Province, China in 2022.