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number of people visiting South Africa grew by almost 10 percent year. One country making that number grow is China. Chinese investment been increasing in South Africa. So has the number of Chinese to the country. China sends the fourth largest number of tourists South Africa. More than 130,000 Chinese tourists went there last year. remain the biggest tourism group. But the percentage of Chinese tourists by 56 percent from 2011 to 2012. Beverly Schafer is a of Cape Town's city government. She represents an

area that is to a famous soccer stadium. She says the number of visitors the country increased after South Africa hosted the World Cup soccer in 2010. South Africa's travel industry has been noting the growing of Chinese tourists. Mariette Du Toit-Helmbold has worked with Cape Town . She says the industry is looking for Chinese-speaking guides and has

providing information in Mandarin Chinese. There are several reasons for the in Chinese tourists. One could be South Africa's inclusion in the economic group, which also includes China. Also, South Africa recently added application centers in Beijing and Shanghai. And last year, South African added direct flights between Beijing and Johannesburg. Traditionally, Cape Town's tourism has been directed toward Europeans and Americans, who often travel in groups or as couples. However, Chinese tourists often prefer to travel larger groups. For VOA Learning English, I'm Mario Ritter.



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