DAFENG, China, July 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 30, the Guinness World Records Awarding Ceremony of the Dream Maze and the Opening Ceremony of the first "Dream Maze" Cup Table Tennis Invitational Tournament of Jiangsu Table Tennis Association were held in the Dream Maze Fountain Plaza in Dafeng District, according to the Publicity Department of Dafeng District Committee of CPC. Over 20 news media participated in the ceremony. At the awarding ceremony, Ms. Luo Qiong, the Guinness certification officer, read the certification process and announced that the Dream Maze broke the Guinness World Records of "the world's largest permanent hedge maze" and "the largest permanent hedge maze path network". Mr. Mark, General Manager of Guinness Greater China region, awarded the Guinness Book of World Records for the Dream Maze.
On June 12, the Guinness World Records official institution commissioned a third-party professional surveying and mapping company to conduct on-site mapping of the permanent hedge maze area of the Dream Maze under the joint supervision of some independent witnesses. The results showed that the area of the Dream Maze was 35,596.74 square meters, and the total length of the route was 9,547.36 meters. Dream Maze - plant maze successfully obtained to apply for the qualifications of two Guinness World Records titles, "the world's largest permanent hedge maze" and "the largest permanent hedge maze path network".
In recent years, Dafeng has always adhered to the direction of marketization, socialization, and specialization. It has set that creating a national holistic tourism demonstration zone as a starting point, integrated tourism resources, innovative methods, and vigorously promoted the development of eco-tourism. Dafeng has built one national 5A-level tourist attraction and four 4A-level tourist attractions, made two 4A-level tourist attractions pass the quality assessment. The number of A-level tourist attractions in Dafeng topped the list of all counties (cities, districts) in Jiangsu. The achievement of two new Guinness World Records promoted Dafeng's high quality development.