Mainland tourists

Uncouth Chinese Tourists in North Korea

Since Beijing’s approval of North Korea as a travel destination in 2008, the bad behavior of some Chinese tourists has unsettled their hosts. From Kristine Servando at South China Morning Post: Simon Cockerell, of Koryo...

Chinese Tourists Now World’s Top Spenders

According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, Chinese tourists now spend more travelling abroad than vacationers from any other country. The Wall Street Journal reports: With their matching hats and...

Hong Kong Scraps China Education Plan

CDT previously reported on protests in Hong Kong against a planned curriculum change and on the possibility of the plans being scrapped due to mounting protests. Reuters reports Hong Kong is now backing down from the education...

Taiwan Likely to Lift Ban on Chinese Tourists – Reuters

From Reuters via the New York Times (link): Taiwan’s independence-leaning government said on Thursday it may lift a ban on visits by Chinese tourists to the island, a move that could trump an opposition delegation’s talks in Beijing this weekend. “Even if (China) continues to stall negotiations with us, we do not rule out the […]



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