Tea is offered to Chinese travelers upon check-in at the W Times Square in New York. Major hotel brands are bending over backward to cater to the needs of the world's most sought-after traveler: the Chinese tourist. Now arriving on American shores in unprecedented numbers thanks to a streamlined visa process and a rising Chinese middle class, Chinese tourists are being treated to the comforts of home when they check in at the front desk.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Thursday, June 21st, 2012