Mar 12, 2020

China’s Tourist Sites Draw Virtual Crowds, Real Cash

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“Our museum has some plum blossoms at the entrance, so while I was hosting, I said it was such a pity that nobody could appreciate the flowers because of the outbreak,” said Jiang, who is a tour host herself. “Then I saw a comment saying, ‘No worries, millions of us just saw it!’ I was touched.”

By offering online tours and a marketplace for souvenirs, e-commerce platforms are helping visitor-less tourist sites survive the COVID-19 epidemic.

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