ChinaMacao

Tourism in Macau: International reopening perhaps only in 2021

The Director of Tourism Services, Helena de Senna Fernandes, predicts that Macau’s reopening to international tourism should only happen in the second half of next year. That was what she said yesterday, regarding the situation of tourism in Macau, in a lecture…
ChinaEconomy

Senna Fernandes confirms cuts in the Tourism budget

The budget of the Directorate of Tourism Services has already fallen this year by 35 percent compared to last year, which was 2.3 billion patacas, according to the director, Helena de Senna Fernandes. Speaking to TDM, Senna Fernandes explained that the decrease this year…
EconomySociety

Poverty in reverse until the pandemic arrived

The world was making progress towards reducing multidimensional poverty, which takes several criteria into account, but developments are now at risk because of covid-19. The warning came on Thursday from the United Nations. The conclusion is contained in the report of the…
Portugal

Portugal: British tourists forced to quarantine on their return home

Beaches as good as those in the Caribbean and undoubtedly the best in Europe, extraordinary wines, custard tarts and rich and greedy cuisine, bits of history to visit and magnificent trails to go. These are some of the characteristics that made up the 20 reasons pointed…
EconomyMacao

GDP drop should exceed 50 percent

The territory’s economy is expected to decline between 54.5 percent and 60 percent over the course of this year, according to forecasts by the Department of Economics at the University of Macau. The estimates were released yesterday, in an exercise that presents…
World

Climate change is as urgent as coronavirus, says Greta

Activist says world needs to learn from lessons from coronavirus to treat climate change in the same way This means that the world should act “with the necessary strength”, says the 17-year-old Swedish climate activist in an exclusive interview with BBC…
Lifestyle

New trends for China's tourists after COVID-19

China’s tourism industry is recovering after the pandemic, but with new trends such as “Go Near” and “Go by Car,” Airbnb said on Thursday. China is seeing a “steady recovery drumbeat” in domestic travel, with a survey showing more than 70 percent of Chinese…