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China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a country in East Asia and is the world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.428 billion in 2017. Covering approximately 9,600,000 square kilometers, it is the third-largest or the fourth-largest country by area.

Russia bans all Chinese visitors amid coronavirus epidemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

Russian officials announced that all Chinese citizens will be banned from entering Russian Federation effective February 20, 2020, amid coronavirus ... Read More

ITB China postponed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

The organizers of ITB China have announced the decision to postpone ITB China 2020, originally scheduled to be held on ... Read More

Coronavirus cured in 8 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 16, 2020

What travel destinations are safe from Coronavirus?The virus had put a noticeable dent on the travel industry, even though most ... Read More

Siem Reap welcomes Chinese Tourists with open arms

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2020

China Tourism officials feel the world is ganging up against Chinese tourists and make travel a nightmare for many. Chinese ... Read More

Returning to Beijing? 14 days quarantine ordered

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2020

More than 20 million people live in the Capital City of Beijing. Experts say this decision by Chinese authorities in ... Read More

First coronavirus death in Europe: Chinese tourist dies in Paris hospital

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2020

An 80-year-old Chinese tourist has died from the new coronavirus at a Paris hospital, marking the first death confirmed outside of Asia and the ... Read More

Cost of Coronavirus: Is life really priceless?

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- February 14, 2020

It's not a very happy valentine's day for 63,859 people suffering under coronavirus in at this time in China. 1380 ... Read More

Coronavirus travel setback spreads beyond China

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

The travel setback caused by the coronavirus outbreak has now spread beyond China, with other parts of the Asia Pacific ... Read More

Coronavirus: Hilton mass closing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2020

Hilton has closed about 150 of its hotels in China totaling 33,000 rooms. The reason is the coronavirus. This may ... Read More

Formula 1 in China canceled

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 12, 2020

The Formula 1 Heineken Chinese Grand Prix 2020 race on April 18 in China has been canceled. F1 is a ... Read More

China and ASEAN foreign ministers to hold coronavirus emergency meeting in Laos

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2020

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China are planning to hold an emergency conference, which would take place ... Read More

Suspension of China flights will cost Russian airlines $25.2 million

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2020

Russia's Deputy Transport Minister Alexander Yurchik announced today that Russian national air carriers stand to lose 1.6 billion rubles ($25.2 ... Read More

Solomon Islands: Air passengers traveling from China will not be permitted entry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2020

Tourism Solomons advises as part of a further Solomon Islands Department of Immigration (DOI) directive, all air passengers who have ... Read More

Coronavirus risk for Asians, Africans, Caucasians revealed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2020

What is your risk to get infected coronavirus? East Asians, Japanese, and Han Chinese are the most likely people to ... Read More

Qatar Airways to the Chinese rescue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2020

Coronavirus is on the mind of Qatar Airways and Chinese Embassies. Medical supplies donated by Chinese communities worldwide will be ... Read More

Coronavirus: No more USA visas

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 9, 2020

The Coronavirus emergency resulted in the United States suspending the issue of American visas to Chinese citizens. At the same ... Read More

Declaration on Climate Change Adaptation redifines Ecotourism Seasonality

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- February 7, 2020

Seven focus areas are recommended to steer the ecotourism industry in creative thinking and timely solutions towards sustainability. A new ... Read More

China will not suspend civil aviation commercial flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2020

China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson said today that the country's government will not suspend Chinese civil aviation passenger flights. The official's ... Read More

Las Vegas-bound Korean Air jet diverted to LAX over coronavirus scare

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2020

Las Vegas-bound Korean Air Flight KE005 was diverted to Los Angeles International Airport today, after it was discovered that three ... Read More

China closes tourist attractions, tells tourists to stay home

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2020

China announced the temporary closure of most touristic attractions in the country, as the government launches an aggressive plan to ... Read More

Russia bans all transit flights from China

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2020

Starting today, all transit foreign flights traveling from China have been banned in Russia, announced Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana ... Read More

Russia halts all passenger train services with China

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2020

Russian Railways, Russia’s largest state-run train operator, announced that it is expanding the temporary suspension of passenger trains connecting China ... Read More

Hyatt Hotels waives cancellation fees for guests from China and in China

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2020

Hyatt Hotels Corporation today issued the following update for its guests from China and in China: The safety and wellbeing ... Read More

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines halt flights to mainland China

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2020

The safety of passengers and employees is a top priority for the Lufthansa Group. After thoroughly evaluating all currently available ... Read More

Thailand faces a 1.6 billion Dollar tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2020

Thailand is estimating the tourism loss due to coronavirus will be about 1.6 billion US Dollars. Last year 340 Chinese ... Read More

How Tourism should Confront Coronavirus?

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- February 3, 2020

The travel and tourism industry depends on visitors being able to travel freely from one location to another.  When a ... Read More

List of 25 Countries with Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 2, 2020

Where is the safest region to travel if you want to avoid Coronavirus? The only continent without a case of ... Read More

China: US coronavirus travel warning ‘truly mean’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2020

China has condemned the United States for issuing a travel warning against for virus-stricken country, calling the US action “truly ... Read More

Vietnam the latest country to ban China flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2020

The Vietnamese authorities announced ban on flights to and from China because of the danger of the spread of the ... Read More

Coronavirus: Taking on the travel and tourism challenges

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 1, 2020

The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre is rapidly emerging as a new and important to go organization for ... Read More

China flight cancellations: List of Airlines suspending flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 1, 2020

A billion people in China are getting isolated by the rest of the world. Airlines are cutting services, also trains ... Read More

Qantas suspends flights to China except for Hong Kong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 1, 2020

Qantas will suspend its two direct services to mainland China (Sydney-Beijing and Sydney-Shanghai) from 9 February until 29 March 2020, ... Read More

Iran next country turning back Chinese visitors?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 1, 2020

Iran may be the next country banning Chinese visitors from entering the Islamic Republic because of the coronavirus threat. Currently, ... Read More

Coronavirus Update: Only 7 US Airports Accepting Flights from China

editor editor- February 1, 2020

There are over 5,000 airports open to the public in the United States. Only 7 of them are currently accepting ... Read More

USA-China flights during coronavirus? A Russian solution?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 31, 2020

This Russian Marshall plan may get Americans home from China after United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines now announced the ... Read More

Delta Airlines suspended US-China flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 31, 2020

Delta temporarily suspended all U.S. to China flying beginning Feb. 6 through April 30 due to ongoing concerns related to ... Read More