Peiyi DING and Noel SCOTT
In the harbor of Macao, an international tourist destination because of its famous casinos, a cruise ship approaches the dock. PHOTO BY JOAN LEBOLD COHEN.
Tourism in China has experienced revolutionary change, growing from its most basic level to a strategic industry in China’s evolving socialist market economy. Two decades of development have brought positive experiences and presented some challenges, both with an impact on local attitudes, culture,