A Chinese tourist at Tiffany’s in Pattaya, Thailand. Photo: Claudia HinterseerA Chinese tourist at Tiffany’s in Pattaya, Thailand. Photo: Claudia Hinterseer
A Chinese tourist at Tiffany’s in Pattaya, Thailand. Photo: Claudia Hinterseer

In Pattaya, a new breed of Chinese tourist emerges: meet the FITs

  • Once known for decadence, the Thai city attracts a new generation of Chinese tourists: Free, Independent Travellers
  • They are younger, wealthier, more adventurous – and unlikely to head to a factory to buy souvenirs they don’t need
Topic |   Chinese tourists
A Chinese tourist at Tiffany’s in Pattaya, Thailand. Photo: Claudia HinterseerA Chinese tourist at Tiffany’s in Pattaya, Thailand. Photo: Claudia Hinterseer
A Chinese tourist at Tiffany’s in Pattaya, Thailand. Photo: Claudia Hinterseer
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