Tibetan tourism—but at what cost?
While foreign visitors find it difficult to travel to Tibet, domestic visitors from China are visiting the mountainous region in increasing numbers. But are Chinese developers, in an attempt to accommodate this onslaught, protecting Tibetan culture heritage or giving it a distinctly Chinese look?
China says tourism is Tibet’s best hope. But can its culture survive the onslaught?
By Simon Denyer
The Washington Post
October 6, 2016