China’s RevPAR declined 77.6% YoY to US$11, but up slightly from US$7.4 in February this year.
The same-hotel occupancy rate declined 35.5 percent point in Q1.
The occupancy at Accor’s upscale Chinese properties has improved into the 20 percent range.
Some 3,770 tourist attractions in China have resumed operation and launched online booking access.
Short videos featuring hotel activities posted on Douyin help homestay hotel owners attract travelers after the epidemic.
STR projects that China hotels will recover to only 90% of 2019’s level of occupancy, ADR and RevPAR by 2021.
Travel searches have continued to climb for the International Labor Day holiday; Research estimates the COVID-19 will dent China's total tourism income by more than 30% this year.
Discussions in payments are less and less about cost savings but more about user experience.
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