Nam Khan River and Luang Prabang. Laos is facing increasing tourist numbers from the upcoming Laos-China Railway. Photo: AlamyNam Khan River and Luang Prabang. Laos is facing increasing tourist numbers from the upcoming Laos-China Railway. Photo: Alamy
Nam Khan River and Luang Prabang. Laos is facing increasing tourist numbers from the upcoming Laos-China Railway. Photo: Alamy

Chinese tourist ‘invasion’ feared as high-speed Laos-China Railway will boost visitor numbers dramatically

Chinese nationals already make up about 11 per cent of visitors to Laos. When the railway is finished, that figure is expected to rise dramatically, bringing challenges and opportunities for the country

Topic |   Laos
Nam Khan River and Luang Prabang. Laos is facing increasing tourist numbers from the upcoming Laos-China Railway. Photo: AlamyNam Khan River and Luang Prabang. Laos is facing increasing tourist numbers from the upcoming Laos-China Railway. Photo: Alamy
Nam Khan River and Luang Prabang. Laos is facing increasing tourist numbers from the upcoming Laos-China Railway. Photo: Alamy
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