Mass tourism in Tibet has prompted warnings that the influx could overwhelm traditional lifestyles and values. Photo: AFP
Herders turn hoteliers as China draws millions of tourists to Tibet
  • Some 35 million tourists visited the region last year, 10 times the entire population of Tibet, bringing warnings of cultural erosion
  • Tibet is heavily restricted for foreign journalists and most foreign passport holders must have an approved guide and special permit to enter
15 Jun 2021 - 10:46PM