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INFOGRAPHIC: Everything you need to know about China's tourists

With tourism one of the eight modern service industries targeted for development in China’s 12th Five Year Plan, the world’s biggest source of tourists and travel expenditure is preparing to build its own jetliner.

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 08 April, 2015, 8:31am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 08 April, 2015, 10:56am
INFOGRAPHIC: Everything you need to know about China's tourists

Culturally insensitive behaviour of some Chinese tourists has made for a spate of lively headlines, often to the detriment of the 109 million mainland travellers who contributed US$164 billion in outbound spend globally in 2014. With tourism one of the eight modern service industries targeted for development in China’s 12th Five Year Plan, the world’s biggest source of tourists and travel expenditure is preparing to build its own jetliner. A made in China plane could keep a healthy slice of the lucrative aviation pie at home

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