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China eyes 'zero-dollar' tours

Better class of travellers expected as a result

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China's new policy of regulating outbound zero-dollar tours will benefit the Thai tourism industry in the long term, as it will help to screen tourist quality, say Thai tourism operators. 

Chinese tourists visit Wat Phra Kaeo in June this year. PATIPAT JANTHONG

But the regulation, which started Tuesday, will see a short-term effect, with Chinese tourist arrivals probably declining.

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