The 2016 Pingtan International Forum on Island Conservation and Development was held in the Pingtan Comprehensive Pilot Zone, Fujian province on June 25 and 26.
Fujian Provincial Tourism Administration recently rolled out a series measures to support Pingtan's goal of becoming an international tourist destination.
Pingtan needs to protect its natural environment and strengthen its cooperation with Taiwan.
A record number of riders took part in Pingtan Int'l Cycling Open Race.
Pingtan Maritime Safety Administration granted its first certificate of ship ownership to a local shipping company on March 3.
Taiwan Town in Aoqian district of Pingtan, Fujian province hosted a Taiwan-themed music concert on Feb 14.
Pingtan Island in Southeast China's Fujian province made it onto the list of Top 10 Island Resort in the World.
Pingtan Aoqian Port was approved to grant port visas to foreigners as of May 1.
Authorities said they will give much thought to the cultural history of the parks' location as well as conservation measures.