Sanya to focus on 6 marine tourism products in near future
A marine tourism plan with focus on 6 marine tourism products has been released by local tourism authority build Sanya into an international-level coastal tourism destination and promotes the development of the city’s marine tourism..
The plan, which provides an outline for the future development of marine tourism, focuses on six tourism products including sea island tourism, cruise tourism, low-altitude tourism, yacht cruises, sea sports tourism and marine cultural tourism.
At present, the Sanya Phoenix Island International Cruise Terminal has been chosen as homeport of Star Cruises with new Sanya-Vietnam cruise. Meanwhile, places such as Sanya Bay, Sanya Estuary, Yalong Bay and Luhuitou Peninsula also have ports put into operation and under busy construction.
The government is also considering opening sea sightseeing routes with Sanya Port, Phoenix Island and public marinas as route hubs linking with major sea islets such as West Island, Wuzhizhou Island, Dongluo Islet, Xigu Islet, Dongzhou and Xizhou Islets.