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China’s tourism boom underscores the urgent need for sustainability

More than a quarter of a billion people visited officially recognized ‘scenic spots’, spending 116.6 billion yuan (US$17.5 billion) during the recent National Day golden week holiday, Xinhua is reporting. Tourist traffic was up 27.1...
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Committed to sustainable travel: WildChina founder Mei Zhang

Committed to sustainable travel: 2010 has been a busy year for WildChina – and for WildChina founder Mei Zhang, who will be an emcee at the 2010 Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS), which will take...
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