|Information on personal data protection, cyber security and technology crime|
Members may refer to Circular C1708 for the captioned information provided by the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data and the Hong Kong Police.
|Refurbishment of the Central to Mid-levels Escalator and Walkway System|
The captioned refurbishment works will commence in March 2018. Please refer to Circular C1711 for details.
|Travellers must be issued with franked receipts|
Members must immediately issue receipts with levy stamps to customers after receiving the outbound fares of package tours or travel packages (Circular C1715).
|Insurance Authority’s briefing session on implementation of direct licensing regime for insurance intermediaries and its online portal|
Members interested in the captioned briefing to be held on 27 April should register by 20 April (Circular C1716).
|Award Scheme for Learning Experiences|
The application deadline for the captioned award scheme under the Qualifications Framework is 25 May (Circular C1714).
|The Voice of TIC is released|
Travel industry memebrs will benefit from the Travel Industry Training Fund (“Cover Story”).
|Directive No. 234|
The captioned directive is about levy-related rules, and will supersede Directive Nos. 16, 18, 34 and 59 (Directive No. 234).
|Invitation to Appreciation Dinner 2018|
Members that wish to join the Appreciation Dinner to be held on 24 May should register by 25 April (Circular C1717).
|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).
|Docent Training on Dr Sun Yat-sen Historical Trail|
The captioned training, which will be held on 10 May, is now open for enrolment (Circular C1719).
|Briefing Session of HK Customs and Excise Department and Travel Knowledge Talks: Western Australia and Taiwan|
Members interested in the captioned events to be held on 15 May should register by 4 May (Circular C1718).
| 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.