International tourism plays an important role in the global economy. It is hard to imagine, but more than 9% of global GDP is generated by international tourism.
The face of international tourism
Chinese in Russia
Not so long ago, the face of international tourism was most often the Europeans. Having enough money and time to travel, guests from Europe were the most frequent foreigners in hotels. However, time does not stand still, Europe suffered a crisis and now the international tourist is most often a resident of China.
The rapid growth of the economy of the Middle Kingdom led to the fact that gradually the standard of living in the country has increased and people have the opportunity to travel. Continue reading