Chinese tourists flock en masse to France

Check it out! France might be struggling to pull itself out of this most recent economic crisis, but the BBC is reporting that the country is receiving a surprising boost to its tourism coffers–courtesy of China:

“France is enjoying a boom in Chinese visitors – nearly one million came last year. Many hotels are now having to adapt what they offer to cater for visitors from Asia including providing Chinese food.

Rajan Datar discovers this influx of tourists from China has helped offset some of the loss in visitors from the Middle East after France banned the burka.”

Want to read more on China? Check out the latest issue of Carnet Atlantique, online now!

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