Chinese tourists getting a bad image

Chinese tourists getting a bad image - The New York Times, October 21, 2005
...The surge in package tour groups from China, an important source of income for the region, is also giving rise to an unflattering stereotype: the loud, rude and culturally naive Chinese tourist.
Sound familiar? The tide of travelers from China mirrors the emergence of virtually every group of overseas tourists since the Romans, from Britons behaving badly in the Victorian era and ugly Americans in postwar Europe to the snapshot-happy Japanese of the 1980s.
...None of this may come as a surprise to anyone who has traveled through China. In a country of 1.3 billion people, getting where you want to go often means literally pushing someone else out of the way...
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