The main source of pollution in Sanya Bay’s seawater is urban sewage. In response to the worsening situation, a series of anti-sewage pollution measures have been launched to protect the marine ecosystem and improve the environment of Sanya Bay.
The Chinese yacht market is extremely competitive. Coastal cities targeting yacht manufacturing include Dalian, Qingdao, Xiamen, Guangzhou and Haikou and Sanya on Hainan Island. More than 20 cities now organise an annual yacht exhibition.
South China's resort island of Hainan plans to control tourists' cars to ease traffic congestion during holidays. The decision came after an increase in arrival of tourists driving their own cars and serious traffic jams in recent years during national holidays.
Promoting tourism on the Xisha islands has been on the Chinese government's agenda for years. The State Council, China's cabinet, announced late in 2009 that Hainan would be developed as a destination for international tourists, including the Xisha Islands.
The Sanya government is striving to build the city into a world-class cruise home port base, an internationally-known cruise tourism destination and domestic cruise tourism development pilot area by 2020.
Wanning, which strives to boost its tourist industry by investing in making itself "smarter," is among 193 trial cities that have been approved by China's urban planning authorities to develop into "smart cities."
The 153-acre property in Sanya's Haitang Bay will include 1,300 hotel rooms, 18 bars and restaurants, a water park, dolphin shows and other marine life. Groundbreaking is to start this year, and the resort is to be completed in 2016.
Los Angeles has film studios and the best-known movie industry award ceremonies. Orlando has amusement parks and resort hotels. Wang Jianlin, one of China’s richest men wants to re-produce a movie-themed real estate development in China’s most fashionable beach city.
Sanya port will become the gateway of greater Sanya bay and one of the landmark tourism service centers in Hainan, with facilities including luxury hotels, shopping malls, a culture and art square and a CBD.