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Travel: Taiwanese travel firms feel the pinch with fewer Chinese tourists

September 6, 2016 3:28 AM (UTC+8)

 

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(From The Straits Times)

More mainland Chinese tourists are giving Taiwan a miss, and those who visit are spending a lot less.
Indeed, only less than half of last year’s total number of Chinese tourists – 4.1 million – are expected this year.

All has not been rosy for Taiwan’s tourism industry since independence-leaning President Tsai Ing- wen was sworn in on May 20. Since then, the total number of Chinese visitors to Taiwan has fallen 22.3 per cent, according to Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council. Read more

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