In this Friday, June 15, 2012, a couple of tourists from China, take a break on the steps of Federal Hall National Memorial, in New York. Major hotel brands are bending over backward to cater to the ... more 
In this Friday, June 15, 2012, a couple of tourists from China, take a break on the steps of Federal Hall National Memorial, 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. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mary Altaffer
Thu, Jun 21, 2012 4:20 PM EDT