On July 27, Chinese travel services platform Trip.com released its "LESS-Carbon Neutral Plan," pledging to gradually achieve carbon neutrality in its own operations, and to jointly launch at least 10,000 low-carbon travel products with its ecological partners.
Trip.com Group on Oct. 29 kicked off the Global Partner Summit in Chengdu, over 2,600 attendees from the tourism industry to witness how the company bolstered the recovery of global travel industry amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.
Chinese are the largest tourist demographic on earth, and as China and many other countries keep their borders closed, companies servicing this massive body of travelers are experiencing enormous losses.
The COVID-19 a disastrous time for travel-related businesses, as well as all the other service-related industries. Non-essential travel plans have been mostly canceled, all travel platforms are experiencing huge losses due to trip cancelations.