Tourists at the Shwedagon Pagoda, in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: Shutterstock
Mercedes Hutton
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Destinations known by Mercedes Hutton

Can Chinese tourists save Myanmar’s floundering travel industry?

  • Western visitors are staying away from the Southeast Asian nation, prompting initiatives designed to appeal to Asian tourists
  • An uptick in tourists from China has seen arrivals bounce back, bringing bad habits and zero-dollar tours

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Tourists at the Shwedagon Pagoda, in Yangon, Myanmar. 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.