How Southern cities are adapting tourism in the time of COVID-19


Asheville is encouraging visitors to observe COVID-19 precautions and take advantage of the area’s opportunities for socially distanced activities in the outdoors. (Photo: Courtesy Explore Asheville)

Explore Asheville, the North Carolina town’s tourism promotion organization, decided in June that it was time to entice tourists back. But they were cautious. They focused the ad campaign on potential visitors who lived within 100 miles, close enough to drive. They used

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China Southern Airlines Expects Pandemic to Severely Hurt Nine-Month Results

   By Martin Mou 

China Southern Airlines Co. said Tuesday that it expects the Covid-19 pandemic to severely hurt its results for the first three quarters of the year.

Facing “unprecedented difficulties” brought about by the pandemic, the company has made efforts to control costs and seek policy support while boosting cargo revenue to weather the downturn, China Southern said.

The state-owned carrier swung to a net loss in the first

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Southern African Travel Specialists Photographic Guided Safari Planning Botswana

Shooting Game the Photographic Way With Deon De Villiers

Any keen photographer who has seen fabulous images of the African bush and the wildlife that live there will have dreamed of capturing their own interpretation of such a scene. But location is everything, says Deon De Villiers, foundering owner and safari planner of boutique tour organisers Safari Guru. Wildlife photography in Africa requires far more than a good camera and

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Bomb cyclone unleashes travel-disrupting snow across southern New Zealand

A powerful storm system brought an early-spring snowfall to parts of New Zealand to start the week, turning some beaches in the country into a winter wonderland.

Heavy snowfall blanketed roadways and grounded flights in parts of southern New Zealand as the large storm system underwent rapid strengthening on Sunday and Sunday night, local time.

The storm was considered the “worst of the season,” according to the New Zealand Met

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Alaska Airlines adds 5 new Southern California routes ahead of JetBlue, Southwest expansion

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Alaska Airlines is doubling down in Southern California ahead of new and expanded competition from JetBlue Airways and Southwest Airlines.

The Seattle-based carrier is matching JetBlue route-for-route from its Los Angeles (LAX) hub with new service to Cancun

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