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dimanche 6 octobre 2013

Guide for uncivilized Chinese tourists

Guide for uncivilized Chinese tourists

Communist Party of China tourism chiefs have told people to go abroad they need to reduce the handshakes soft , public displays of nose-picking , dirty pool and discussion of pork, in a desperate attempt to improve the country's image abroad explain tracy Sun, a tourist guide. .
Severe edicts but ultimately unenforceable appeared in a 64-page guide to the civilized tourism, which was released Tuesday to coincide with the start of a week of holiday commemorating the communist takeover in 1949 .
Economic boom in China has led to an international scramble to attract an increasing number of cash - flush tourists . The World Tourism Organization said 83 million Chinese tourists spent nearly 63 billion pounds (105.6 billion Canadian dollars. ) Abroad in 2012.

Chinese behavior

But the bad behavior of many travelers for the first time has created a problem of global image, the party leaders fear . In May , Beijing approved a law aimed at improving the " national image " of the country and Wang Yang, a top executive , warned that tourists vulgar and impetuous had " damaged the image of the Chinese people and caused a vicious impact " on the country's reputation .
The manual of the label - which is punctuated by animated and non-Chinese tourists naughty drawings apparently - is the most complete and surreal moment in a series of recent diktats to improve the "quality" of Beijing tourists exports to world.

The guidelines

The guidelines are common sense - "Do not curse the people " - to the bizarre - " . Do not leave marks on the toilet seat "" [ When in ] Scotland , do not buy stones as souvenirs "or
On the menu for Chinese tourists , are local high armament taking their picture , urinate or spit in public pools, tissue drying on lampshades and using fingers to dig foreign body nose and mouth. Nasal hair should be properly dressed at all times , the National Tourism Administration , while cutlery, pillows and life jackets on board should not be treated as gifts to take home.
The book also offers specific advice for each country. In Spain , women should always wear earrings, while in Japan , they must avoid playing with their hair at all costs. Neither sex should click finger Germans ( "click finger for dogs " ), while in France , chrysanthemums and yellow flowers should never be given to those who invite you to their home .
It is unacceptable say this twitter account with the words " Ding Jinhao was here " written on a Chinese tourist. Advice is given on the visit of Islamic countries - " Do not talk about pork " Thailand - " Do not talk about the royal family. Do not run things with your toe " Algeria -" When you shake hands with others, it should be firm " , India -" Do not touch the head of other people, " and Iran - " You should not comment on the baby 's eyes . "
Hungarians, the guide points out, do not like you break their mirrors while the British find questions about their travel plans or stomach totally irrelevant .


"When you greet others [ in the UK ] , do not say :" Where are you going ? " Or," Have you eaten ? " As you do at home, " the guide instructs . " It is considered rude. "
Even speaking their own language , Chinese tourists must be careful , the manual stresses . "More and more foreigners can speak Chinese . Do not comment , belittle or even curse people when strangers are present. "
The new guidelines emphasize a growing consensus in China that even if all the tourists may be sent to finishing school , something must be done to stem a recent series of scandals involving overseas Chinese .
In a highly publicized case of a Chinese teenager was criticized by his countrymen after being caught entering the words " Ding Jinhao was here " on a temple 3,500 years in Egypt.

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