Hainan capital Haikou city ealier said it would start a 14-day centralized medical observation for tourists from Wuhan.
Retailers bet on the Lunar New Year influx even as more cities quarantined because of the virus.
The Ming Tombs and Yinshan Pagoda will also be closed from Saturday.
Pan Pacific Airlines and Royal Air Charter would transport back the remaining passengers on Boracay Island.
At a time when the country is mobilizing medical teams nation-wide to fight the virus in Wuhan, China’s travel industry is also taking measures to participate in the fight.
Two foreign tour operators today said they have been told borders will close until the outbreak is 'well under control'.
Airlines including Air China, OTAs such as Qunar, Ctrip, hotels like Hilton, Accor all offer refunds for Wuhan-bound services.
AirAsia said all its flights from Kota Kinabalu, Bangkok and Phuket to Wuhan would be temporarily canceled until Jan 28.
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