|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 Voice of TIC is released|
Want to know the differences and similarities between the existing and new regulatory regimes? Please read the “Cover Story” of the latest issue of The Voice.
|Survey on what travellers need and consider when purchasing outbound travel services|
The survey report (in Chinese only) has been uploaded to the TIC’s website. Please see Circular C1804 for details.
|E-levy System workshops|
The TIC is to organise four more e-levy workshops in May 2019, the application deadline for which is 26 April 2019 (Circular C1803).
|Temporary suspension of Peak Tram service from 23 April |
The captioned service will be suspended from 23 April for approximately 2-3 months (Circular C1802).
|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).
|New requirements for applications for registration of shops in Hunghom and Tokwawan|
Crowd management measures must be submitted for all applications for registration of shops in the captioned areas (Circular C1801).
|Invitation to Appreciation Dinner 2019|
Members that wish to join the Appreciation Dinner to be held on 21 May should register by 25 April (Circular C1800).
|Travel Knowledge Talk: Guam |
The captioned talk will be held on 30 April, the registration deadline of which is 23 April 2019 (Circular C1799).
|Pilot Information Technology Development Matching Fund Scheme for Travel Agents: Eighth-round Applications |
The deadline for eighth-round applications is 30 April (Circular C1798).
|Creating E-levy System administrator accounts for trained members |
To help members switch to the E-levy System before the phasing out of franking machines from 1 July 2019 onwards, the TIC will create an administrator account for trained members (Circular C1791).
|Choosing legitimate service providers |
Members are reminded to choose legitimate service providers when making arrangements for travel products or services (Circular C1789).
| 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 will hold the 2019 Hong Kong Tourism Overview on Tuesday, 26 March 2019. Please register now and click here for details.