Turkish tourism sector is going through hard times. World’s sixth most popular travel destination has been dented by waves of travel restrictions and cancellations worldwide amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
A rural Chinese student and top performer in the college entrance exams has grasped national headlines by choosing to study archeology, defying a long-held stereotype that the major, and humanities in general, are not meant for social ladder climbers.
Museums around the world are struggling because of the coronavirus: New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is projecting $100 million in losses this year, and even France’s publicly funded Louvre has lost 40 million euros following a four-month closure.
Acclaimed Iranian short film, ‘Driving Lessons,’ directed by Marzieh Riahi, is selected as one of the 10 finalists in the 2020 Manhattan Short Film Festival and distributed on DVD to participating theaters.
The Indonesian Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry is mulling over the possibility of establishing travel bubbles with neighboring countries in a more local scope to accelerate the rebound of the pandemic-hit tourism industry, the ministry’s official has said.