Hainan’s Wuzhishan to be built into Li & Miao tropical rainforest destination
Wuzhishan of Hainan is stepping up efforts to build itself into a tropical rainforest destination featuring Li and Miao characteristics.
Wuzhishan, which boasts relatively cool mountain air, is a center of Li and Miao cultural activities on the island. With the approaching of Sanyuesan Festival, which is one of the major ethnic festivals of Hainan, Wuzhishan has been selected as the main venue to celebrate the annual big event.
Currently, a series of key tourism projects are moving forwardly smoothly. Major tourism projects to boost promotions include the Litong Cultural Park, Sanyuesan Square and facilities upgrade for Wuzhishan canyon drift.
In recent years, the number of tourists visiting Wuzhishan has been increasing. 1n 2013, Wuzhishan received a total of 1.1764 million tourist arrivals, a year-on-year increase of 15.62%. During the Spring Festival holidays, 3,600 vehicles out of the island swarmed into the major scenic spots in the region.
In 2013, Wuzhishan joined hands with 6 other neighboring regions to establish the Big Sanya Tourism Circle to boost promotions for its scenic mountain settings and rich Li and Miao ethnic cultures