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Year-ender:10 major tourism stories of 2020 (2)

(    16:16, December 28, 2020

On March 1, the Potala Palace, a landmark in China's Tibet autonomous region, held a livestreaming tour the first time in its over 1,300-year history. [Photo/Xinhua]

2 Virtual tourism

Major scenic spots around the globe began offering virtual travel experiences for people cooped up at home in March. Liang Jianzhang, chairman and cofounder of started a wave of tourism promotion through livestreaming, selling 8,000 nights of hotel stays in 1 minute and 41 sets of "hotel+ scenic spot tickets" per second. Potala Palace in the Tibet autonomous region, the Palace of Versailles in France, and the British Museum also launched live online tours.


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