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Selected media coverage on Dr. Li’s research since 2019

Modern Restaurant Management. Dec. 4, 2020. The long road to recovery.

Travel Weekly. Oct. 14, 2020. Planes flying, people traveling. China is recovering, but how? Reporter: Robert Silk.

Associate Press. June 24, 2020. Virus upends tourism marketing, sparks idea of ‘safecations’. Reporter: Holly Ramer.

Forbes. June. 20, 2020. Ready to travel again? What you need to know about tourism’s grand opening Reporter: Christopher Elliott (The story quoted our survey findings).

Modern Restaurant June 19, 2020. People miss restaurants.

Forbes. June. 7, 2020. What travel insurance does not cover after the pandemic Reporter: Christopher Elliott

Orlando Sentinel. May 18, 2020. Disney, Universal may require masks, but will tourists comply and how can it be enforced? Reporter: Gabrielle Russon

Los Angeles Time. April 30, 2020. After coronavirus: What your next cruise may look like. Reporter: Mary Forgione

USA Today. Apr. 24, 2020. Coronavirus will reshape your next trip, for better or worse. Here’s what to expect. Reporter: Christopher Elliott

Asheville Citizen Times. April 17, 2020. Coronavirus: When will tourism return to normal? Recovery could be sluggish, painful. Reporter: John Boyle. Abridged story also appear: Apr. 15, 2020. These Inspiring Videos Will Make You Want To Travel Again. Reporter: Christopher Elliott

Temple Now. Apr. 7, 2020. Philadelphia Asian and Chinese groups donate personal protective equipment to Temple University Hospital. Reporter: Dylan Coyle.

Travel Weekly. Mar. 23, 2020. Marketing during a crisis: Back off but don’t disappear. Reporter: Johanna Jainchill

Philadelphia Inquiry. Mar. 22, 2020. Philly offices may never be the same again as the coronavirus pandemic boosts technology disruption. Reporter: Christina Hetrick

Washington Post. Mar. 12, 2020. Planning your summer vacation amid coronavirus fears. Reporter: Christopher Elliott

KYW Newsradio. Mar. 7, 2020. Expert says coronavirus concerns could have major impact on travel and tourism, global economy. Broadcaster: Hadas Kuznits

Al Dia. Feb. 26, 2020. How the coronavirus will affect tourism in Asia. By Jensen Toussaint.

Voice of America. Jan. 28, 2020. China epidemic: travel and tourism Q&A. (broadcast Africa-wide). Broadcaster: Adam Phillips

China Global Television Network. Sept. 19, 2019. China Tourism Trade. Reporter: Harry Horton

Quartz ( Sept. 11, 2019. How Chinese tourists are reshaping the global travel economy. Reporter & Producer: Isabelle Niu 

PATA. Aug. 9. 2019. China Tourism Forum Reveals Opportunity in China’s Growing Outbound Tourist Market.

FVW Magazin für Touristiker und Business Travel (Germany). April 12, 2019. Yes, we can: Touristiker, die treibende Kraft. 08/2019. Reporter: Klaus Hildebrandt

Xinhuanet. April 5, 2019. Experts ask governments and companies for facilities for Chinese tourism (in Spanish). Reporter: Javier Ureta Ibañez