|Green Lifestyle Local Tour Incentive Scheme|
The Government has launched the Green Lifestyle Local Tour Incentive Scheme and each eligible travel agent is entitled to a cash incentive of HK$50,000 at most. Please click here for the details.
|Travel Agents Incentive Scheme|
The Government has launched the Travel Agents Incentive Scheme to pay each eligible travel agent HK$60,000 cash incentive at most. Please click here for the details.
|Health Department may ask members for clients’ contact information|
The Department of Health may ask member agents to provide clients’ contact information for the follow-up of infections related to the pneumonia cases in Wuhan (Circular C1870).
|“Quality and Honest Hong Kong Tours” Red List Update|
Members that wish to join the Red List should return the completed undertaking to the TIC by 7 February (Circular C1868).
|TIC former Chairman Mr Ronnie Yuen passed away |
TIC former Chairman Mr Ronnie Yuen passed away on 1 January 2020. Please refer to Circular C1867 for the details of the funeral arrangements.
|The Voice of TIC is released |
Please read the “Cover Story” of the latest issue of The Voice to know how to avoid committing an offence under the Trade Descriptions Ordinance.
|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).
Members who are unable to obtain the latest information of the dedicated email address, please contact our Inbound Department on 2807-1199.
|Directive Nos. 246 and 247|
Directive Nos. 243 and 244 about work insurance for tour escorts and tourist guides are replaced by Directive Nos. 246 and 247. Such areas as the coverage of the two kinds of work insurance remain the same except their names (Directive Nos. 246 and 247).
|Newly elected directors|
Four directors were automatically elected at the Annual General Meeting held this afternoon (“Latest News”).
|Annual Report 2018/2019|
The Annual Report 2018/2019 of the TIC is released today (Circular C1855/“Annual Report”).
|Directive No. 245|
The regulations on package tour cancellation during the Chinese New Year have been tightened (Directive No. 245).
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.