China is anxious to increase tourism revenues and tap into the lucrative overseas market by opening up to visitors with six-day transit visas. Photo: Shutterstock

China extends six-day visa-free tourist stopover scheme to 27 ports and cities

  • Visa scheme is being extended in effort to increase tourism revenues
  • Official figures say visa-free short stays are becoming popular with visitors
Topic |   China Society

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China is anxious to increase tourism revenues and tap into the lucrative overseas market by opening up to visitors with six-day transit visas. Photo: Shutterstock
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Keegan Elmer

Keegan Elmer

Keegan is a reporter at the Post covering China in world affairs, including US-China relations and China's relationship with its neighbours. He has degrees from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and the University of Helsinki.