Indian travellers are expected to make 50 million outbound trips by 2020, making them prime targets for the dubious title of “world's worst tourists”. Photo: Shutterstock
Mercedes Hutton
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Are Indian travellers set to overtake Chinese for ‘world’s worst tourists’ title?

  • As China is aware, all it takes for an entire nation’s reputation to be ruined is for one unfortunate incident to go viral
  • But equating a country’s conduct with an individual’s actions is, at best, reductive and, at worst, racist

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Indian travellers are expected to make 50 million outbound trips by 2020, making them prime targets for the dubious title of “world's worst tourists”. Photo: Shutterstock
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Mercedes Hutton

Mercedes Hutton

Mercedes Hutton is a Hong Kong-based journalist. She joined the Post in 2018, where she covers travel and tourism in Asia in her weekly column, Destinations Known.