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Tourism

Tourism Leaders Bemoan a Flawed Travel Recovery Without Chinese Tourists

Speakers at the World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit in Saudi Arabia this week were full of optimism, but the final piece of the jigsaw is still China.

Tourism Leaders Bemoan a Flawed Travel Recovery Without Chinese Tourists

Tourism

Beijing Shuts Down Tourism Attractions After Covid Cases Spike Again

Tourism is on the back foot as the country prioritizes building more hospital capacity and fever clinics, and pushes ahead with a vaccination drive. The country's zero-Covid policy continues to take its toll.

Beijing Shuts Down Tourism Attractions After Covid Cases Spike Again

Tourism

China Shortens Quarantine Period for Arrivals

At a time when destinations around the world are doing away with most of their Covid restrictions, China's eight-day quarantine — five days in a state isolation centre and three at home — is more of a too-little-too-late-measure.

China Shortens Quarantine Period for Arrivals

Business Travel

Amex GBT’s Optimism Stops at Year-End as Economic Uncertainties Cloud 2023

The agency’s third-quarter results generally point in the right direction, as the public listing and acquisitions bed in. But the tech sector’s widespread layoffs, and that impact on the number of business trips that will be taken in the future, just can’t be ignored.

Amex GBT’s Optimism Stops at Year-End as Economic Uncertainties Cloud 2023

News Blog

Trip.com Jumps on Buy Now Pay Later Bandwagon

China’s Trip.com has struck two new partnerships, covering the UK and Asia Pacific, to give customers the opportunity to delay or spread out payments for their purchases. In Asia Trip.com has joined forces with Atome, while in the UK it will use Klarna. Trip.com bookers in the UK will see Klarna as an additional payment…

Tourism

China Vows to Stick to Zero-Covid Policy

Through its strict Covid containment approach, China says it is putting people and lives first. Surely, there are many who would argue the opposite.

China Vows to Stick to Zero-Covid Policy

Tourism

Macau Brings Back Restrictions, Locks Down Casino Even as China Eases Visa Rules

China may have loosened visa rules for the gambling hub, but casino resort operators of Macau will have to wait a little longer before they get back to business.

Macau Brings Back Restrictions, Locks Down Casino Even as China Eases Visa Rules

Airlines

China Southern Scraps Plans to Resume Boeing 737 Max Flights

The Boeing 737 Max will continue to remain out of service in China, one of the biggest aviation markets in the world.

China Southern Scraps Plans to Resume Boeing 737 Max Flights

Tourism

China Closes Universal Studios Beijing, Locks Down Parts of Wuhan

China is clearly not willing to let its guard down in a hurry. The country is persistent about sticking to its stringent zero-Covid policy.

China Closes Universal Studios Beijing, Locks Down Parts of Wuhan

Coronavirus

Travel’s Epicenter Moves West: New Skift Travel Health Index

Data is highlighting the shift away from Asia as the epicenter of travel, moving towards the Middle East and Europe. With China looking at its zero-Covid policy as the long-term solution to beating the pandemic, it will be interesting to see how long it takes for the pendulum to swing back.

Travel’s Epicenter Moves West: New Skift Travel Health Index