China has become the largest source of tourists in the world

first_imgPhoto: Pexels.com During 2018, the three largest destinations in the European Union, in terms of the volume of arrivals of Chinese tourists, were the United Kingdom (+ 2,4%), Germany (+ 2,6%) and France (+ 7,7%). The three countries with the largest expansion were Croatia (+ 45,7%), Estonia (35,8%) and Hungary (+ 25,1%). More attached. Minister Shugang also stressed the importance of civilized tourism. “On the one hand, measures should be taken to guarantee the safety of tourists, but on the other hand, we must also advocate the civilized behavior of Chinese tourists, which would present the Chinese image and civilization in a positive light.” He also stressed the need to further modernize the infrastructure at tourist destinations, as well as improve the quality of reception and services, in order to make the travel environment as pleasant and comfortable as possible for tourists. He said that despite the fact that it would take another two years to address the shortage of toilets, the “toilet revolution” in the country has made steady progress over the past four years with the construction and renovation of 35 tourist toilets by the end of last year. Luo Shugang, China’s culture and tourism minister, said China has become the world’s largest source of tourists. Namely, the Chinese’s foreign travels reached the figure of 150 million in 2018, reports Travel and Tour World. CHINESE TOURISTS EXPECT TRADITIONAL CUISINE, NATURE PARKS AND CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL MONUMENTS FROM CROATIA JOANNE CHAN, IPPWORLD: THE AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE IS MOST IMPORTANT TO CHINESE TOURISTS. THEY WANT TO SEE HOW LOCAL PEOPLE LIVE, WORK AND HAVE FUN CHINESE TOURISTS SPEND THE MOST ON HOLIDAYS RELATED NEWS: EUROPE IS STILL A FAVORITE DESTINATION FOR CHINESE TOURISTS Speaking about the “toilet revolution”, a campaign launched in 2015 to increase the number of toilets in tourist locations, Shugang said toilets, as well as sanitation, should be improved at major tourist attractions. EUROPE IS STILL A FAVORITE DESTINATION FOR CHINESE TOURISTS last_img read more

Jailed Mexican drug kingpin dies of COVID-19

first_imgTopics : The head of a Mexican drug cartel jailed after decapitating 12 people has died of COVID-19, official sources said on Monday.Los Zetas leader Moises Escamilla May — known as Gordo May (Fatty May) — was serving 37 years in the western state of Jalisco for organized crime and illegally carrying weapons.Among the offenses for which he was jailed was the beheading of 12 people in the southeastern state of Yucatan in 2008. Many citizens’ groups have warned the government about the risks of the coronavirus spreading in often overcrowded Mexican prisons.Mexico has recorded 35,000 cases of COVID-19 and almost 3,500 deaths.In April, the Senate approved an amnesty for those convicted of less serious crimes, allowing them to be freed to help prevent the disease spreading. center_img “He wasn’t suffering from any disease and started showing breathing symptoms on May 6,” said the health ministry at the end of last week, without identifying Escamilla.A day later he was taken to hospital where he died.A source at the public prosecutor’s office in Jalisco confirmed to AFP on Monday that it was Escamilla who had died.The kingpin was arrested by federal police alongside eight associates in September 2008 in the southeastern seaside resort off Cancun, where he was based.last_img read more