|Cancellation of outbound package tours during Chinese New Year|
Members who cancel outbound package tours during Chinese New Year must observe Directive No. 237.
|E-levy System workshop(All full) |
The TIC is to organise four more e-levy workshops in January 2019, the application deadline for which is 28 December 2018 (Circular C1773).
|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).
|Pilot Information Technology Development Matching Fund Scheme for Travel Agents: Seventh-round Applications|
The deadline for the seventh-round application is 31 December (Circular C1772).
|Results of directors’ election|
The results of the directors’ election held today are just announced (“Latest News”).
|Annual Report 2017/2018|
The Annual Report 2017/2018 of the TIC is released today (Circular C1769/“Annual Report”).
|Registration of tour confirmation agreements of inbound mainland one-day shopping tours via Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge|
The above one-day shopping tours must be registered with the TIC. Please refer to Directive No. 236 for details, which takes immediate effect until 15 February 2019.
|Franking machines will be phased out earlier in mid-2019|
All franking machines will be phased out starting from 1 July 2019. Please see Circular C1768 for details.
|The Voice of TIC is released|
Now is the time for travel agents to switch to the e-levy system (“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.
The Hong Kong Pulse Light Festival will be held during 29 November 2018 to 24 February 2019. Please click here for details.