Hainan resort town set to become China’s first language barrier-free international city
The city of Sanya released Work Program on Sanya Barrier-free International City Construction, taking the lead in creating a language barrier-free international city in China, for examples, public space multilingual signage system, 24-hour hotline for spanish service, multilingual tourism service system, intelligent translation service and terminal center for foreigners. In accordance with Sanya Municipal People’s Government, Sanya shall adopt the construction style of government planning, enterprise construction and investment, and phased procurement to market the implementation of the construction in three different stages and four aspects: sign system construction, service network construction, multilingual translation information and service system.
Sanya shall integrate various foreign-related application scenarios, including tourism consumption, government affairs, public services, and business activities. Besides, it shall establish an open and shared international language service system, combining foreign service centers, immigration service centers, tourism information consultation centers, tourist service centers and municipal service center to make a convenient, humanistic and intelligent service platform, in once, the city may also combine new technologies and formats to explore in-depth services such as for example AR real-time image translation and simultaneous interpretation of artificial intelligence, providing the all-weather, multi-lingual and multi-domain professional translation services for foreigners.
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In addition, Sanya shall give full play to the role of the marketplace and actively guide hotels, scenic spots, stores, restaurants along with other tourism companies to take part in the construction of barrier-free international city construction and promote the international development of Sanya tourism. Soon, tourism, work, business and life investment environment in Sanya could be more comfortable, efficient and convenient.
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