Trip.com Group expects twice as many travelers during the five-day weekend compared with the 43 million recorded during the tomb-sweeping festival.
Parent of Chinese OTA Tongcheng-Elong denied speculation about mass layoffs; A study finds COVID-19 will dent China's total tourism income by a third this year.
Hong Kong's daily visitor arrivals declined to less than 100 persons in early April; Shanghai Disney is testing parade and more for reopening.
The five-day holiday will be the first “mini peak season” this year, according to a report by Trip.com Group.
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.
Skift research forecasted that China will send 286 million trips abroad by 2029.
Effectiveness of the public-health response and government economic policy will be what determines how the industry recovers.
The top five preferred booking channels for Chinese travelers in order are Ctrip, Fliggy, hotel websites, Booking.com and WeChat.
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