EconomyWorld

World tourism with dramatic 70% drop between January and August

Experts anticipate a reversal of the downward trend in tourism “only in 2022”. Arrivals of international tourists fell 70% worldwide in the first eight months of 2020 compared to the previous year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, announced the World Tourism Organization…
SocietyWorld

Thailand welcomes first tourists since March

Thailand has welcomed its first group of tourists in seven months, as part of an experiment aimed at testing if a wider opening is possible as the coronavirus cripples the kingdom’s economy. A planeload of 39 Chinese tourists flew into Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi…
ChinaSociety

Cruise industry seeks to stay afloat in a pandemic-scarred world

Many cruise operators are planning a gradual return to sailing, with a watchful eye on the China market and new global outbreaks of Covid-19. Domestic tourism in China is showing a strong recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, but its spill-over effect on the cruise…
Macao

Plan to increase tourist consumption starts tomorrow

The Government will launch a plan to increase the number of visitors and tourist consumption in the territory. In partnership with Tencent, Alibaba and Air Macau a program was created on WeChat, the flying pig, with promotions on the purchase of airline tickets, hotel…
ChinaMacao

Expectant tourism for the return of visa issuance

With six days to reissue tourist visas for Guangdong province, the Government has moderate expectations for resuming visits. Invited this morning from the Macau Forum, by Ou Mun Tin Toi, Lau Fong Chi, from the Tourism Services, says that, although there is no estimate at…
Lifestyle

China unveils top 100 happiest domestic tourist attractions

The China Tourist Attractions Association and a research institution under the OCT Group, a leading theme park developer and operator in the country, jointly released a happiness index for tourist attractions on Monday. The Palace Museum in Beijing ranked first among the top…