Tag Archives: Tourism in China

Temples and Tourism: What Happens When Religious Sites Become Tourist Destinations?

A dream vacation of exploring ancient temples and ruins in China sounds like the trip of a lifetime. However what happens, after the tourists return back home? For this assignment, I chose to take a look at this question by researching how the tourism industry of Chinese Buddhist temples has affected the religion of Buddhism itself, […]



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Common Assignment Sharing State: Tibet

In my class Tourism and Ethnicity in China we have been focusing on the different ethnic minorities who live in China and how tourism is impacting their lifestyle. For my common assignment I focused on Tibet and created a National Geographic style paper about the struggles that they have been facing over the past 50 […]



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The Mosuo People

On the border of the Yunnan and Sichuan Provinces in China by Lugu Lake there’s a society that’s quite different from the traditional Chinese ethnic minorities. The village has been called the “Land of Women” and “Country of Daughters” and has a population of about 40,000. The Mosuo people have be advertised as a matriarchal […]



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Inner Mongolia, the Government, and Tourism

COR’s purpose of the Junior year is to make Champlain students look beyond the borders of their country, and see how the rest of the world lives and interacts. The class Tourism and Ethnicity in China takes a look at the Cultural, Social, and Economic effects that occur when tourism meets ethnicity in the enormous […]



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