South Korea received a total of 30,861 inbound visitors in May and Chinese tourists accounted for 16.6% of them.
Booking.com, Expedia and Trip.com Group have vowed to remove their rate-parity contract terms with accommodation providers in Hong Kong.
Glenn Fogel tested positive of coronavirus, but he continued to serve as Booking Holdings' CEO as he has not shown any symptoms since March 28.
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.
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