|Provision of inbound services during National Day holiday|
Members may refer to Circular C1754 for points to note when receiving inbound visitors during the National Day holiday.
|Traffic control measures during National Day holiday|
Members may refer to Circular C1753 for the traffic control measures to be enforced at various attractions during the National Day holiday.
|Delegation to Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area (Zhaoqing – Huizhou – Shenzhen)|
The TIC is to organise the captioned delegation during 8-10 November. Interested members should register on or before 2 October (Circular C1752).
|Seminars on mobile payment platforms|
The TIC will organise two seminars to introduce members to the mobile payment platforms of “WeChat Pay” and “Alipay”. The application deadline is 21 September 2018 (Circular C1751).
|Members urged to support blood donation|
The Hong Kong Red Cross has launched the“Donate before You Travel” campaign, for which members are urged to support. Please refer to Circular C1749 for details.
|Measures to promote the use of e-levy|
The Board of Directors has recently adopted the plan to promote e-levy and retrieve franking machines. Please refer to Circular C1748 for details.
|Insurance Intermediaries Qualifying Examination (“IIQE”): Updating of examination syllabus and study notes|
For information regarding the updating of the examination syllabus and study notes of the IIQE, please see Circular C1746.
|Dedicated Email System for Tours from Shenzhen to Hong Kong|
Please click here for the dedicated email addresses of Hong Kong’s receiving agents. The dedicated email addresses of Shenzhen’s outbound agencies can be downloaded here (password not required).
|Recovering the cost of levy payments from outbound travellers|
Members may recover the cost of levy payments from customers. Please refer to Circular C1742 and Directive No. 235 for details.
|The Voice of TIC is released|
The travel industry must safeguard customers’ personal
data (“Cover Story”).
| Student helpers available to receive cruise visitors and offer assistance in MICE events|
Inbound agents that need student helpers to receive large parties from cruise ships visiting Hong Kong or offer assistance in MICE events on an ad hoc or temporary basis may contact various universities and tertiary institutions (“ Latest News ”).
|E-learning platform for tourism service industry|
Industry members are welcome to use the e-learning platform (in Chinese only) launched by the Quality Tourism Services Association to enhance their service standards.