“Now we have no earnings,” Siu mentioned. “We nonetheless need to pay lease, utilities and every little thing. We’re within the detrimental.”
The reason is is China is limiting journey from the US to assist restrict the unfold of the omicron variant.
February 1st begins the Chinese language New Yr. Just a few days later is the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics.
What was usually speculated to convey massive quantities of tourism to China, has now became a interval of lockdowns and journey restrictions.
In line with Siu, there are usually eight to 10 direct flights to China every day. Now there is just one United Airways flight to Shanghai, however that will quickly change to zero.
“There is just one proper now,” Siu mentioned. “It’s costly and onerous to e-book. In any other case you must undergo Seattle or LA.”
He says China additionally has heavy restrictions on who can journey. Siu says solely individuals touring on enterprise or individuals seeing family members with critical well being situations can apply for visas.
He’s telling individuals to keep away from planning journeys for just a few months.
“I inform them wait for 3 months. That’s finest, after which see what occurs. Hopefully the omicron surge goes down,” Siu mentioned.
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