Xinhua covers earthquake tourism after the May 2008 Sichuan quake:
Officials in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, where the massive Wenchuan earthquake left more than 87,000 people dead or missing and more than 374,640 injured last year, said Saturday they will open some quake relics to tourists.
“There is a huge tourism market in the ruins one year after the quake. Lots of people have been coming to visit the quake zone, especially during the Spring Festival,
May 23, 2009 9:32 PM