Growing Chinese middle class bets on booming cruise industry

World Today

A new luxury cruise liner is setting sail in China, one of the world’s fastest-growing markets.

Royal Caribbean says ‘The Ovation’ will make China its home port.

Experts say China’s up-and-coming middle class is ready to go to sea.

CCTV’s Li Jiejun reports from Hong Kong.

David Becker on China-US tourism

Early this year, Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack Obama declared 2016 to be the year of China-U.S. tourism.

And, by the year 2018, Chinese tourists will be the number-one overseas visitors to the U.S.

CCTV America’s Susan Roberts spoke to David Becker, CEO of Attract China.