No nose picking, peeing in pools for Chinese tourists

No nose picking, peeing in pools for Chinese tourists


The Chinese National Tourism Administration seems to limit the damage in response to recent misconduct of Chinese tourists abroad (see : tourists throw candy to North Korean children “as they feed the ducks ” and the incident involving a tourist 3.5000 Chinese and Egyptian temple. )

Their solution ?


A 64-page guide that includes etiquette tips like being punctual for group visits and using shower curtains in hotel rooms , as well as specific suggestions is not so usual and country.

Some general examples : No picking your nose in public, not slurping noodles too hard and spend too much time in public restrooms . And some very specific individual counrtires advice : In Italy, the U.S. guide , it is not favorable to give a handkerchief as a gift . In Germany, the Chinese visitors should bring their fingers if they call for dogs and not to humans. In the UK , it is impolite to ask if they have eaten and France , which gives yellow flowers to your guests can be considered offensive .



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The need for a guide, Summ Liu , a researcher for the Centre for Tourism Research at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, told Reuters earlier this year , “Many Chinese tourists just go abroad, and are often inexperienced and unfamiliar with the rules and overseas standards. ” Bizarre or not, the Chinese tourism is on the rise , from $ 102 million international tourism last year.

Other tips guide , according to the Daily Mail, include:

  •     In Nepal , do not use your foot to touch the property of others
  •     In India , do not touch people with your left hand
  •     In Thailand, not to mention the royal family
  •     Do not look dirty in public
  •     Do not leave marks on the toilet seat



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