Have only been to haikou before which was interesting but not a tourist destination by any means, they seemed to be a couple of decades away from attracting foreign tourism on a large scale (beyond the sanya bubble anyway).

Guessing all these moves are trying to accelerate the ramp up of tourism and all those important inflows of foreign capital into the current account (whilst giving zombie HNA group some cashflow to boot).

Maybe we'll see a push towards an ibiza or bali night life style tourism...