September 14 2015,
Yanjun Wu, the mayor of Sanya City, led a group of Chinese delegates to visit Hanhai Studio at Burbank on Monday morning just after their arrival in Los Angeles. Mayor Wu said that they came to Los Angeles to seek the cooperation opportunities with Hollywood for Sanya's future Animation and Creative Production Park. He treated Hanhai Studio as an ideal platform and springboard for Chinese investors because Hanhai Studio is a bridge between China and Hollywood.
Sometimes referred to as “the Chinese Hawaii”, Sanya is the southernmost city on Hainan Island, and one of the three prefecture-level cities of Hainan Province, in Southeast China. According to the 2010 Census, the population of Sanya is of 685,408 inhabitants, living in an area of 1,919.58 square kilometres (741.15 sq mi). The city is renowned for its tropical climate and has emerged as a popular tourist destination.