Tourism is not always rocket science. Hospitality expert Roy Graff explains why Britain only gets 160,000 out of 18 million Chinese tourists, despite the Olympics, lagging greatly behind Schengen countries like France and Switzerland. Make it easier to get visas, Graff suggest. And some other advises.
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- Why Australia appeals to the Chinese tourist - Paul French (chinaspeakersbureau.info)
- Taierzhuang: tourism Chinese-style - Zhang Lijia (chinaherald.net)
- Britain needs China's tourists - why isn't it getting them? | Yuan Ren (guardian.co.uk)
- Wealthy Chinese tourists put off by UK visa restrictions (telegraph.co.uk)