Asian Destinations Hit by Fallout From Coronavirus and 6 Other Top Tourism Stories This Week

Destinations that are popular with Chinese tourists, like Thailand and Japan are feeling the impact of Chinas ban on tours as the country tried to contain the coronavirus. Artinun / AdobeSkift Take: This week in tourism news, destinations that rely heavily on Chinese travelers like Thailand and Japan are feeling the pinch as China halts outbound tours in its struggle to contain the rapidly spreading coronavirus. Plus, Pakistan, which was once one of the most dangerous places, is gearing up with a new tourism push. — Danielle Hyams Read the Complete Story On Skift

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Centre Pompidou Ramps Up China Strategy With Shanghai Satellite

Centre Pompidou received 3.33 million visitors in 2019; a mere 1 percent of these hailed from China. Pascale Gueret / AdobeSkift Take: The Parisian contemporary arts institution is taking the long view in its approach to attracting Chinese outbound travelers. This segment is increasingly seeking cultural experiences, so it's a smart move to park a satellite branch in China's cultural capital to build brand awareness. — Faye ChiuRead the Complete Story On Skift

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