|Recovering the cost of levy payments from outbound travellers|
Members may recover the cost of levy payments from customers. Please refer to Circular C1742 and Directive No. 235 for details.
|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).
|Insurance Intermediaries Qualifying Examination (“IIQE”): Updating of examination syllabus and study notes|
For information regarding the updating of the examination syllabus and study notes of the IIQE, please see Circular C1746.
|Measures to promote the use of e-levy|
The Board of Directors has recently adopted the plan to promote e-levy and retrieve franking machines. Please refer to Circular C1748 for details.
|Members urged to support blood donation|
The Hong Kong Red Cross has launched the“Donate before You Travel” campaign, for which members are urged to support. Please refer to Circular C1749 for details.
|Cessation of the printing of the Membership Directory|
With a view to going green and minimising the printing cost, the TIC will stop printing the Membership Directory from this year onwards (Circular C1756).
|Closure of Action Travel and compensation-related matters|
Please refer to Circular C1759 for the closure of Action Travel Services Limited and compensation-related matters.
|Focus group meeting on Belt & Road and Greater Bay Area tourism resource platform|
The TIC will establish a tourism resource platform and hold a focus group meeting to understand members’ views and suggestions about the relevant travel products and the platform (C1762).
|Candidates for director election|
Members may refer to Circular C1760 for the candidates standing for the coming director election.
|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.