Taiwanese travel agencies suffered 70%-80% revenue drop last year.
Beijing 2022 has done a fine job in its preparations so far but it could all prove to be out of their hands.
The train, rolled out in Beijing on January 6, will run on a new high-speed line connecting the Chinese capital with northeastern destinations including cities Shenyang and Harbin.
Province tightens quarantine, urges people not to travel; Chinese carriers, other foreign airlines take Canadian wage subsidy.
The new rule, which was adopted on the last day of 2020, has been enforced in Shenzhen, on the border with Hong Kong, and now expanded to all entry points in the province.
Under COVID-19 prevention and control efforts, tourists were required to book tickets online, with the number of daily visits capped at 75% of the museum's full capacity.
The province generated 678 billion yuan (about $104 billion) from tourism, about 60% of that in 2019.
Investment in ice-and-snow tourism has expanded during the last three years, with a total volume reaching USD 139 billion.
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