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As COVID-19 continues to spread widely and impact additional regions, airlines face mounting challenges to their service schedules. Government-issued travel restrictions and significant drops in passenger numbers have led in some instances to large scale flight cancelations. In our ongoing efforts here at Trip.com to provide travelers with information on the impact COVID-19 is having on global travel markets, we have put together this summary of how the world’s major airlines are coping.
Virtual tours and museums during lockdown.
COVID-19 has upended our day-to-day lives and snatched away nearly all normality. Our best-laid travel plans have fallen by the wayside. This was going to be the year you finally made it to the Louvre or the British Museum. Maybe your goal was to explore the Getty or spend time wandering the galleries at the Met. With cultural institutions around the world shuttered due to the pandemic, curators have had to invent new and innovative ways to engage the public.
The United States is now the global epicenter for the COIVD-19 pandemic. New York City is particularly impacted with more than a quarter of the country’s confirmed cases. Governors in over than 30 states have issued so-called shelter-in-place orders. Large swaths of the US economy have ground to a halt as non-essential businesses are shuttered and cultural institutions like theaters, museums, and art galleries have closed to prevent people gathering in large numbers. Leading scientists are now estimating the pandemic could kill between 100,000 and 240,000 people in the United States. This shocking assessment means travel and tourism in the United States is nearly impossible for the next 3 to 6 months. Those with plans to travel to the United States should reconsider and those already there need to follow the advice of local health officials and the World Health Organization.
How long does it take to clear through customs at PVG during Coronavirus Situation? The whole process takes possibly about five hours or longer. Situation in China was quite severe in Jan and Feb, and getting better in March. Cases are continuing to rise outside of China as more countries identify infected persons within their borders. Shanghai has zero cases in 14 consecutive days and inbound travelers will be applied to quarantine measures.
In late December, 2019, reports emerged about a novel coronavirus circulating in Wuhan, China. Since that time, travelers have been shocked by the speed and extent of the outbreak. As the situation on the ground develops rapidly, we have put together this short explainer covering the current scientific consensus regarding the virus (known officially as 2019-nCoV), efforts to combat the outbreak, and things travellers can do to keep themselves safe.
Europe and in particular Italy are facing significant health challenges. Authorities have responded with a series of travel restrictions and enhanced public health measures. While not as stringent as those issued by the Chinese government, the European regulations present a significant burden for those currently traveling or who intend to do so in the near future. In this short article, we will detail measures now in place in major European countries as well as offer some general recommendations for how travelers can stay safe while abroad.
Japan government has made more strict travel restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus, including quarantining visitors from China and South Korea.
According to WHO, more than 300 people have been tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) in Japan as of Mar 6th.
First-time visitors to China can quickly find themselves overwhelmed. Aside from overcoming the language barrier, Western visitors to the Middle Kingdom face myriad challenges. In this short guide, we aim to dispel some rumors least they fester into fact. Armed with these tips and tricks, you’ll soon feel right at home in a nation that’s reshaping the world. Here is our list of 10 things to know before you visit China.
Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) is the city’s primary hub for international and domestic flights. Located approximately 32 km northeast from the city center, international travelers flying to/from Beijing can expect to pass through BCIA. As the new Daxing International Airport fully comes on line, some international flights will shift there.
As expected from a diverse metropolitan city, the food in Manchester is rich and colorful, and brings together a variety of differently styled specialty restaurants. We’ll recommend several popular restaurants here that received positive reviews in Manchester, which will absolutely make you fall in love with unknown highlights of British cuisine!
As South Korea's second-largest city and largest port city, Busan attracts a huge number of tourists. There are many hotels available to accommodate every kind of demand. Here we run down the top 9 most popular hotels in Busan, so you can see where other visitors to the city like to stay.
Singapore has over 200 km of coastline, and coming here to taste its variety of seafood is an essential part of any visit. Apart from its internationally renowned chili crab, delicacies such as pepper crab, barbecue squid, and cereal prawns are all firm favorites with foodies. These 8 seafood restaurants each have a style of their own--come try them out!
Jakarta offers both high-end 5-star hotels and small Indonesian-style inns, with different features from region to region. From the bustling Chinese quarter to the essential landmarks, or the buy-buy-buy of the commercial district, there is something for everyone. Let's have a look at the most popular hotels.
Shenzhen is a typical immigrant city, so you can try the main dishes from every part of China here in addition to Cantonese cuisine, the local mainstay. Thai food, Vietnamese food, other Southeast Asian cuisines, as well as Japanese, Korean cuisine and Western food, are also available all over the city, which demonstrates the multiculturalism of Shenzhen. Shenzhen is located by the sea, thus seafood is a must-try, especially fresh seafood such as oysters and abalone. Also, Guangdong style morning tea, roast meat, and double-boiled soup are worth a try.
When the name Hawaii is heard by one, you end up picturing picturesque beaches with pristine waters and white sands and a general sense of relaxation and immediately you are bound to move into vacation mode. However, what most people are unaware of is the rich history that Hawaii is also known for. And for any history lover, when you in Hawaii a visit to the Bishop Museum is an absolute must. The Bishop Museum, Hawaii is known to hold some of the most extensive collection of newspapers, books and periodicals that contains the history of not just Hawaii but also the Pacific. What sets the Bishops Museum apart is the detailing that has gone into constructing, renovating and maintaining the entire museum. For a history buff, a week spent here will be too less to absorb the marvels that this museum holds.