Livestreaming vital for revival of tourism industry

Han Mengying, a senior tourism analyst at Beijing-based market consultancy Analysys, said: “Through livestreaming, tourism products, such as flight tickets, hotel rooms, and tickets for tourist attractions are directly demonstrated to consumers. As tourism is a high-end consumption industry, livestreaming encourages consumers to go on a vacation and promotes the transaction.”

“New normal” for tourism industry

Changes in how stimulation is conducted should also be taken into account. Although the first stimulus program after social distancing helped the aviation and tourism industries draw a significant number of tourists, the market began to derail. Plenty of tour operators provided deep discounts instead of focusing on the safety of tourists by improving quality […]

Pandemic’s second wave hurts Vietnam tourism

Domestic tourism began recovering in early May when the pandemic was under control, and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism launched the “Buy Vietnamese Tours” promotion program. The program was highly welcomed by localities, travel businesses and visitors, leading to recovery and increase of domestic flights.

Amid virus surge, Noem pushes tourism with CARES Act funds

FILE – In this Dec. 12, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to then-Gov.-elect Kristi Noem, R-S.D., during a meeting at White House in Washington. At the governor’s request, the South Dakota Department of Tourism aired a Fox News ad narrated by Gov. Noem that premiered alongside her speech at the Republican National Convention. […]

Tourism industry representatives voice confidence in China’s recovery at intl fair

“Tourism is an important embodiment of modern civilization. Society will lose its vitality without the flow of people,” said Chen Dong, secretary-general of the World Tourism Cities Federation. “Countries, tourism companies and international organizations worldwide need to reach a consensus on how to work on COVID-19 prevention and control and the recovery of tourism.”

South Dakota governor uses coronavirus relief funds for $5 million tourism ad despite COVID surge

Noem’s approach has been to leverage her hands-off approach to restrictions during the pandemic to attract businesses and tourists to the state. She has said that she is focused on the number of hospitalizations from COVID-19, rather than the number of infections. That stood at 68 people on Tuesday.

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath asks for development of Vindhyachal Dham with eye on religious tourism

The Divisional Commissioner gave a presentation on the status of eight projects worth over Rs 50 crore, while the DMs of three districts gave their respective presentations, mainly about projects worth Rs 10 crore to Rs 50 crore. Mirzapur has 12 such projects while Bhadohi and Sonbhadra have three and 13 respectively.

Western Coalfields introduces India’s first eco-mine tourism and eco-park initiatives

New Delhi: Western Coalfields (WCL), one of the eight subsidiary companies of Coal India, on Monday said it has introduced the eco-mine tourism and eco-park initiatives with the aim to dispel notions of pollution and environmental degradation related to coal and mining operations.WCL conducts tours of its two coal mines — Saoner underground mine and […]

Ho Chi Minh City to host diverse range of tourism events

Three new waterway routes will be launched in Ho Chi Minh City in the second and third quarters of this year, departing from Bach Bach Wharf in District 1 to District 9 and 7 as well as Binh Quoi Tourist Village, according to the city’s Tourism Department.

Tourism stakeholders plead for unlocking sector

“At the end of the moratorium, huge interests have piled up over our vehicle loans. And if we default on our payments, civil cases await us. Many of us are facing severe depressions and on the verge of suicide”, Vineeth Thalasseri, president of the association said in a press release.