Analysts say investment in MGM by a Chinese travel firm could be "tricky"; Chinese travel agencies handle 53% less domestic trips.
About 19.71 million travelers joined organized domestic tours in the third quarter of last year, 60.01% less than the same period in 2019.
MGM Resorts said it will continue to take actions that are in the best interests of its stakeholders.
In a response to ChinaTravelNews' inquiry on the matter, a Trip.com Group spokesperson replied: "no comment."
Priority will be given to technical reforms and innovation to boost cultural and tourism infrastructure, enhance consumption and advance new business model.
The U.S. has experienced the biggest tourism revenue loss due to the pandemic, missing out on a remarkable $147.245 billion in the first ten months of 2020.
Province tightens quarantine, urges people not to travel; Chinese carriers, other foreign airlines take Canadian wage subsidy.
Further consolidation is possible in the future which would benefit the strongest players as just a few will remain and dominate the market.
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