Countries around the globe are hoping to cash in on the boom in Chinese outbound tourist numbers. With the number of tourists from mainland China now above 80 million annually and set to keep growing, many nations are looking at how they can attract more Chinese tourists in order to give a boost to their [...]
Encounters with rude Chinese tourists are only half of the problem for China’s national image in the eyes of Thai people. Viral videos are contributing to the perception that the Chinese live in a heartless society. The fantastic growth in Chinese outbound tourism has raised the profile of Chinese people around the globe, and Thailand [...]
Authorities in China are paying attention to all the negative press generated by the actions of its citizens abroad. And now they are taking steps to try to educate Chinese tourists, so that they might come to realize what behavior the rest of the civilized world considers polite. As reported by Xinhua, China Central Television [...]
Recently, Chinese tourists have been making waves in social media due to destructive action against marine wildlife in the disputed Paracel Islands. Endangered giant clams are among the species at risk by Chinese tourists who think every type of sea creature they can get their hands on must turn into seafood. The problem is occurring [...]
A 58 year old Chinese woman has been arrested in Washington DC for vandalizing historical monuments including the Lincoln Memorial and the National Cathedral. The suspect, Jiamei Tian, is a Chinese citizen who has been staying in the US on an expired tourist visa. According to CNN, she was arrested with green paint stains on [...]
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