Aerial view of the Atlantis Hotel in Sanya, in south China’s Hainan. The resort recently turned to live-streaming to attract bookings. Photo: Xinhua
Aerial view of the Atlantis Hotel in Sanya, in south China’s Hainan. The resort recently turned to live-streaming to attract bookings. Photo: Xinhua

China’s beleaguered hotels use live-streaming, steep discounts to tempt Labour Day holiday travellers wary of coronavirus

  • The five-day break starting May 1 will be a key indicator of the extent of the recovery in consumer confidence after much of the country emerged from lockdown
  • But so-called revenge spending anticipated by many as consumers splash cash after months cooped up may not happen, analysts say

Aerial view of the Atlantis Hotel in Sanya, in south China’s Hainan. The resort recently turned to live-streaming to attract bookings. Photo: Xinhua
Aerial view of the Atlantis Hotel in Sanya, in south China’s Hainan. The resort recently turned to live-streaming to attract bookings. Photo: Xinhua
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