Nations rolling out red carpet for Chinese tourists

Thai officials welcome Chinese passengers at the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Samut Prakan, Thailand, Jan 9, 2022. (RACHEN SAGEAMSAK / XINHUA) BEIJING – Indonesian Ambassador Djauhari Oratmangun said on Friday that his country welcomes Chinese people to visit after Beijing optimized its COVID-19 response policy. He said that Chinese people who wish to enter Indonesia for […]

Asia’s tourist hotspots brace for boom as China eases virus rules

Travelers walk with their luggage at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China, Dec 27, 2022. (TINGSHU WANG / REUTERS) BANGKOK/SINGAPORE/SYDNEY – Asian countries are bracing for an influx of Chinese tourists as COVID restrictions are dismantled and, while some are wary, operators in others are preparing packages such as hotpot buffets to cash in […]