The venue also reported a 7 percent increase in Asian visitors during the busy festival period this year, compared to the same time last year.
The two sides should enhance communication and coordination to oppose trade protectionism, safeguard the global free trade system centered on the World Trade Organization (WTO), and help create an open world economy, Wang said.
Hainan always has been a pioneer in reform and opening-up, with Boao serving as a bridge to the outside world. There are more than 200 important domestic and international conferences held in Boao every year.
The two sides should tap potential driving forces so as to upgrade the bilateral trade and economic cooperation to a new level, Wang said.
Liu Jieyi, director of the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, made the remarks while meeting with a Taiwanese delegation led by Hualien county chief Fu Kun-Chi in Beijing.
State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi told those attending the inauguration ceremony that the agency should uphold the Party's leadership in foreign aid work, enhance strategic planning and overall coordination, improve the ways of unfolding foreign aid and carry out international exchange and cooperation.
Visitors to CODE Pod Hostel from the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong accounted for the highest number of guests after British visitors, overtaking the USA, who held the number 2 spot in 2016. Bookings from Asia as a whole represented 26 percent of total visitors, well ahead of the UK's 23 percent.