Increasing numbers of mainland Chinese tourists not accustomed to international travel etiquette let to increasing tensions among guests of other nationalities over the past few years, but these issues have apparently hit a new tipping point.
A number of hotels that cater to large groups of Chinese guests have begun to offer separated amenities for guests from the communist nation, some going as far as to completely separate them using different floors, eating areas, and serving facilities.
By completely removing the Chinese from the other guests hotels can easily watch over and accomodate their behavior as well as limiting average peoples exposure to the Chinese, with the aim of reducing complaints to the hotel. Cultural norms from China are not always compatible with those in many industrialized and first world countries, and their tourist industry is keenly aware of the difficulties the face aboard.
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Some hotels in major tourist destinations have separate meal rooms, floors for Chinese groups – The Nation