A man takes a photo in front of a statue in Manhattan. Traditionally popular tourist destinations like New York City have seen a rise in crime and fall in tourists. Photo: AFP
A man takes a photo in front of a statue in Manhattan. Traditionally popular tourist destinations like New York City have seen a rise in crime and fall in tourists. Photo: AFP

Chinese tourists put off by US violence and worsening bilateral ties, survey shows

  • One in five Chinese say they will ‘definitely’ travel internationally, as Europe finds renewed popularity and crime soars in American cities
  • Of those interested in US travel, 60 per cent cite violent crime as a major concern that would give them pause

A man takes a photo in front of a statue in Manhattan. Traditionally popular tourist destinations like New York City have seen a rise in crime and fall in tourists. Photo: AFP
A man takes a photo in front of a statue in Manhattan. Traditionally popular tourist destinations like New York City have seen a rise in crime and fall in tourists. Photo: AFP
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