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‘Come back soon’: coronavirus wreaks havoc on global tourism hotspots | World news

Most February evenings, it’s a struggle to push through the crowds to get to Yanakawee Srialam’s souvenir stall in Bangkok’s Ratchada Train night market. It’s peak tourism season and the market’s alleyways would normally be heaving with visitors.

But Chinese tourists, the vast majority of Srialam’s usual customers, have all but disappeared. His best-selling items now include disposable face masks, which have surpassed sales of souvenirs such as pad Thai fridge magnets.

China has stopped all outbound tour groups from leaving the country in a bid to halt the spread of coronavirus and encouraged citizens to reconsider travelling abroad.

News | BWF World Tour Finals

And so, the very last event of the 2020 season has arrived – the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals 2020.

This edition of the season finale represents more than just the staging of the most lucrative event of the calendar with the world’s best players in attendance.

For most of last year when the sporting world felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was uncertainty over how the season would pan out. The staging of the Asian Leg was therefore hugely significant for badminton, to achieve a degree of normalcy and return to competition. The HSBC BWF World

Halsey Cancels Manic World Tour: ‘Safety Is the Priority’

Halsey announced Friday that her Manic World Tour, scheduled for 2020 but postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, has officially been canceled.

“Safety is the priority. I wish things were different,” the singer tweeted Friday. “I love you. Dreaming of seeing your faces again.”

The North American leg of the singer’s Manic Tour in support of her 2020 LP was scheduled to begin in June 2020. However, with a return

Why Camping World Holdings Surged 84.1% in 2020

What happened

Shares of Camping World Holdings (NYSE: CWH) soared 84.1% in 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic caused people to get back to nature and away from the crowds.

So what

The “escape to the wilderness” mindset pushed new and used RV sales 16% higher through the first nine months of the year, leading Camping World to post a $304 million profit for the year, a turnaround from a net loss of $39 million in 2019.

An RV parked amid the mountains

Image source: Getty Images.

The success Camping World enjoyed also allowed investors to share in the growth as the RV retailer and lifestyle advocate

Camping World at your service | News, Sports, Jobs

Staff photo / R. Michael Semple
Lordstown Motors Corp. founder and CEO, Steve Burns, left, and Marcus Lemonis, CEO of Camping World, announced Tuesday a partnership that will have Camping World provide a nationwide service network for Lordstown Motors’ battery-powered truck, the Endurance. The two revealed the partnership at the startup’s manufacturing plant in Lordstown.