Though the live-streamed tours are free, the tourist sites can make money by selling souvenirs to viewers.
Trip.com has launched presales of admissions to some 300 scenic spots, air tickets, accommodation and tour packages; Google's travel ad revenue may drop 10.2% in second quarter.
Bookings for domestic flights in June jumped 250% in the last week of February from the previous week.
Booking.com's China director has been ousted; An Alibaba-invested outbound travel company liquidated amid virus outbreak.
Japan will quarantine people arriving from South Korea and China for two weeks; the global aviation industry could lose USD 63-113 billion in revenue.
In the past week, the number of bookings with Russian tour operators has slumped 20% to 25% from the previous week.
The measure will take effect at 12:00 a.m. on March 9 and last through March 31.
The situation has been complicated further by vertical integration in the sector, where OTAs purchased B2B offerings.
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