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Chinese heritage sites see boost from local tourists as pandemic closes borders

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The travel restrictions—and political encouragement—have driven increasing domestic demand for cultural travel experiences in China, prompting concerns over preservation. According to data compiled by the UN World Tourism Organization, Chinese tourists shelled out $254.6bn travelling abroad in 2019, the year before the Covid-19 pandemic upended global tourism. With China’s border restrictions likely to extend into […]