Impacts of COVID-19 on the U.S. Unemployment Status

By Ruining Zhu, Wendi Yang, Hui Wu, Sijie Yu The outbreak of Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) in 2020 has led the U.S. economy into rapid contraction. With the enforcement of social distancing, many businesses have shut down regular transactions. The impact on the U.S. labor market is pretty large, leading to a striking increase in the unemployment rate among different industries and populations. Out of … Continue reading Impacts of COVID-19 on the U.S. Unemployment Status

What is COVID-19’s Impact on American Hotel Industry?

By Zixuan Tang, Wenxiang Diao, Yujia Guo and Yucheng Qin From the end of the year of 2019 till nowadays, the COVID-19 epidemic has been a serious problem worldwide among these several months. Developing countries like China, India, and Russia as well as developed countries like America, England, and France all suffered a lot from this tough time. The tremendous economic damage has been caused … Continue reading What is COVID-19’s Impact on American Hotel Industry?

How the Peruvian Government and Social Enterprises Promote Digital Financial Inclusion

By Ruoxi Lyu In 2011, Milagros migrated to Lima from Iquitos, the capital of the Peruvian Amazon, to make a living. Every month, Milagros transferred part of her wages to support her family. However, it was arduous for her mother to withdraw the funds. From an isolated town with no bank branches to the closest agent, her mother had to travel about 45 minutes by … Continue reading How the Peruvian Government and Social Enterprises Promote Digital Financial Inclusion

How Innovative Tourism Can Help Local Communities: Ecotourism and Responsible Tourism in Peru

What is your common way of planning a trip before departure? Maybe go online and sign up for a tourist group? Or sightseeing to different touristy places and take a abundant of pictures? As the conventional way of traveling continues to be practiced by many travelers, two innovative ways of traveling known as ecotourism and responsible tourism have already become more and more popular nowadays. … Continue reading How Innovative Tourism Can Help Local Communities: Ecotourism and Responsible Tourism in Peru

From Forest Raider to Forest Guardian: How Local Communities Contribute to the Sustainable Development in Amazon

Under the condition of the destruction of the Amazon rainforest, there is a local community in Tarapoto trying to conserve the rainforest through developing an ecotourism program. Due to the development of tourism in the Amazon forest, ecotourism becomes a friendly industry on it. As a successful example, the Tigana program started in the Tarapoto conservation area has more stories to tell. Tingana is the … Continue reading From Forest Raider to Forest Guardian: How Local Communities Contribute to the Sustainable Development in Amazon