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China pushes Tibetan tourism while critics fear impact

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 05:50

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With a presidential suite that costs US$1,000 a night and views over the snow-capped Himalayan mountains, the Artel hotel is a potent symbol of Chinese plans for Tibet.

Nyingchi, China

CHINA has unveiled a sparkling new hotel as part of its drive to get tens of millions more tourists to visit Tibet, even as critics say the push is slowly eroding the local culture.

With a presidential suite that costs US$1,000 a night and views over the snow-capped

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