|Pilot Information Technology Development Matching Fund Scheme for Travel Agents: Ninth-round Applications |
The deadline for ninth-round applications is 31 August (Circular C1828).
|32nd Annual General Meeting: Nomination for Directors’ Election |
This year’s AGM and directors’ election will be held on 28 November, and the nomination period for the election will be between 12 August and 11 September (Circular C1826).
|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).
|SCED writes to Consuls General in Hong Kong to allay safety concerns|
The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development has written to the Consuls General and international chambers in Hong Kong on 24 July to allay safety concerns about the recent protests and demonstrations in Hong Kong. Please refer to Circular C1825 for details.
|The Voice of TIC is released |
Please read the “Cover Story” of the latest issue of The Voice to know the key requirements for travel agents under the new regulatory regime.
|Practical Workshop for Travel Consultants |
The captioned workshop, which is eligible for subsidies under the Development Fund for the Travel Industry, is now open for enrolment. Please see Circular C1805 for details.
The details of the project “Enhancing the Capability of Outbound SME Travel Agents for Service Innovation and Value Creation, Responding to the New Business Challenge” have been uploaded to the TIC website (Latest News).
| 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.
The HKTB announces new appointments in different strategic markets. Please click here for details.