Flights canceled at Shenzhen airport after staff reportedly test positive; Hopes raised for EU to ease entry restrictions covering Hong Kong.
The current situation required operators, including the low-cost carriers, to adapt and offer more flexibility to travelers.
Only 13% of APAC consumers are currently comfortable traveling, less than half the rate seen in the US.
Cathay Pacific works with Airbus on single-pilot system for long-haul; Tripadvisor helps to provide better travel guide in Northwest China.
Places like the U.K., U.S. and Japan are currently designated “high risk,” while six nations including India are judged “extremely high risk”.
Hong Kong considers easing quarantine rules for the fully vaccinated; Chinese tourists will initially stay in Asia-Pacific and head outdoors for custom experiences.
One of the biggest challenges hoteliers face is that the distribution landscape is evolving constantly and with this, the relationship between hotels and OTAs.
53% of Chinese respondents were enthusiastic to travel abroad but only 26% were confident that they will travel to Europe if permitted.
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