Why Bath is tempting Chinese tourists
1 August 2011 Last updated at 06:16 BST
As a wealthy middle class grows in China, many more Chinese are using their spending power to travel abroad.
Prime Minister David Cameron has urged attractions in the UK to work hard to encourage Chinese tourists to visit here, but visa restrictions mean that Britain is still way down the list of their favourite destinations.
One attraction in Bath has seen visitors numbers increase dramatically, despite the odds.
Stephen Clews, Roman Baths manager and visitor Xu Wei Yong, spoke to Susannah Streeter.