More than 8,100 from China visited Antarctica during the 2018-2019 summer season between October and March. Photo: Pavel ToropovMore than 8,100 from China visited Antarctica during the 2018-2019 summer season between October and March. Photo: Pavel Toropov
More than 8,100 from China visited Antarctica during the 2018-2019 summer season between October and March. Photo: Pavel Toropov

Chinese tourists’ Antarctica tour problems highlight market warming to off-the-beaten-path travel

  • Some 120 wealthy Chinese tourists have had their Antarctica expeditions put on ice after a Canadian tour company said it was facing financial difficulties
  • A significant number of rich Chinese are opting for more off-the-beaten-path travel experiences like the polar regions, Mount Everest and the Amazon rainforest

Topic |   Antarctica
More than 8,100 from China visited Antarctica during the 2018-2019 summer season between October and March. Photo: Pavel ToropovMore than 8,100 from China visited Antarctica during the 2018-2019 summer season between October and March. Photo: Pavel Toropov
More than 8,100 from China visited Antarctica during the 2018-2019 summer season between October and March. Photo: Pavel Toropov
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