As the third round of the 2016 International Kiteboarding World Championships splashed down in Pingtan this week, the island city in Fujian province has soaked up a huge amount of global publicity.
The Kiteboarding World Championships 2016 will touch down in Pingtan from Sept 20 to 25, while a national championship sponsored by online extreme sports streaming platform REnexTop will run alongside the event.
The first Cross-Straits Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition was launched in Fuzhou, Fujian province, on Sept 12.
The 2016 Open Water Swimming Invitational Race was held in Pingtan, Fujian province on July 17, with nearly 600 swimmers from across the country taking part in the competition.
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.