Chinese Tour Groups Don’t Always Deliver a Boost to Destinations

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Destinations including Thailand, Vietnam and Russia are trying to ensure that tour groups from China put more money into the economies they're visiting. Pictured is Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Vietnam. guido da rozze / Flickr

Skift Take: It's a classic overtourism quandary: Will an influx of visitors be good for a destination — or will those visitors drain resources without giving much back to the local economy? This story illustrates how countries are pondering the issue when it comes to tour groups from China.

— Hannah Sampson

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