Chinese tourist-led cruise ship boom sails into troubled environmental waters

Green groups are warning of looming environmental devastation in the wake of a boom in cruise ship holidays, fuelled in part by hordes of Chinese tourists taking to the high seas.The rapidly growing Chinese cruise market is now the second largest in the world after the US, and many of the new, modern liners are choosing China’s cities as their home ports.As tourism booms in increasingly wealthy China, there is a growing “desire and enthusiasm” for cruises, said Wang Mi, spokeswoman for Chinese…

source https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/3018157/chinese-tourist-led-cruise-ship-boom-sails-troubled

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