Included in the second round of relief measures under the Anti-epidemic Fund is the Travel Agents and Practitioners Support Scheme, which will benefit travel agents and practitioners of the industry.
The Support Scheme is composed of the following two parts:
- Freelance accredited tourist guides and tour escorts whose main occupations are tourist guides and tour escorts
Freelance accredited tourist guides and tour escorts will each be provided with a monthly subsidy equivalent to HK$5,000 for six months if they fulfil the requirements stipulated in the Guide to Application B.
Please download the following documents for the details of the Scheme:
Guide to Application B
Application Form B1
Form B2 (Tour Confirmation Form)
The documents can also be obtained from the TIC’s training centre (Address: Room 1204, Fortress Tower, 250 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong).
Eligible freelance tourist guides and tour escorts must submit the originals of completed Application Form B1 and Form B2 and copies of the required documents to the TIC on or before 15 June 2020; late submission of forms will not be accepted.
For details, please call the TIC on 2969-8193.
- Travel agents and travel agents’ staff
For details of this part, please visit the website of the Travel Agents Registry (TAR), the website of the Tourism Commission or call the TAR on 2735-5600 / 2735-5611.