It’s unclear why the US government would believe a company would compromise the sensitive personal data of US citizens just because it’s based in China.
The suspension does not affect existing bookings for mainland China made before the stop-sell measures were implemented.
Travel advisers projected 10%-15% off in the $45.6 billion global cruise industry, major Chinese park operator warned of epidemic impact on $320 million asset-backed notes.
Home-sharing platforms like Airbnb and Xiaozhu are suspending bookings in Beijing as the coronavirus prompts people across China to cancel travel plans.
The spread of the coronavirus has raised concerns over the prospects of Asia's most popular destinations including Thailand, Japan and South Korea.
At least 61 people onboard a cruise ship off Japan have tested positive for the coronavirus; Hong Kong Airlines will cut 10% of its workforce.
Formula One's Shanghai Grand Prix is in jeopardy amid growing fears over the coronavirus; Tokyo Olympic organizers worried the virus outbreak could "pour cold water" on the upcoming games.
Hong Kong will quarantine tourist arrivals from mainland China; at least two Asian airlines have asked their staff to take unpaid leave.
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