For years, the county has become popular among outdoor enthusiasts who love hiking, jogging, kayaking and cycling. Every year, the local government hosts marathon, bicycle and kayaking races which attract people from all over the country by virtue of its unique lake scenery and welcoming climate.
The Asian Games is expected to give a boost to the integration of local tourism and sports industries.
The athletes' village in Chun'an will be finished by the end of December. The village is characterized by a host of environmentally-friendly features including solar panels, efficient insulation, green spaces and rainwater recycling systems.
Hangzhou government has given priority to the green buildings in the construction of venues for the Asian Games Hangzhou 2022.
Local departments have drafted their own technical guidelines, measuring the "greenness" of a building based on energy efficiency, water saving, air pollution control and site sustainability, among other criteria.