The new wave of coronavirus infections in October following the National Day weeklong holiday has dealt another blow to the tourism industry. Despite the high rate of vaccination and strict prevention and control measures, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the tourism industry.
First, the pandemic situation and control measures will decide when and how the tourism sector will recover. The sector is facing uncertainties because the authorities have urged residents to not leave their provinces unless necessary or organize big events, and asked them to stay where they work during holidays in order to cut the transmission chains.
So whenever the anti-pandemic measures are eased, even if temporarily, people tend to improvise their travel plans, posing a big challenge to tourist sites, tour operators and travel agencies.
Second, domestic travel will dominate the tourism industry in most countries in the near future….