Tourism Recovery Started in the World
As we expected, the recovery started with domestic tourism. At the same time, smart tourism technologies help making travel safer by the risk of infection. We have already made some assumptions in this area.
In China, which went through the first pandemic, this trend is confirmed well. As stated in the article, the pandemic prompted the DMOs to accelerate the introduction of online booking and smart tourism. Smart tourism helps keep the number of travelers at 30% of maximum capacity, and also provides social distance.
James Liang, chairman of Trip.com Group, shares his experience of restoring and applying smart technologies.