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Rules that members also need to observe: Code of Business Practice on Inbound Travel Service and other relevant rules and regulations.

No. Issue Date
(YYYY-MM-DD)
Subject Remarks
247 2019-12-11 Work insurance for freelance tourist guides (revised) -
238 2019-2-15 Registration of tour confirmation agreements of inbound mainland one-day shopping tours via Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Refer to the latest version of “Applicable rules under the Demerit System
227 2015-12-11 Signing contracts which contain specified key points with mainland China’s authorised travel agencies (revised) The China National Tourism Administration as mentioned in the directive changed to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (www.mct.gov.cn)
225 2015-11-20 Refund Protection Scheme (Registered Shops) for Inbound Tour Group Shoppers (revised) Refer to Circular No. C1801
222 2014-12-10 Registration of tour confirmation agreements of Shenzhen tours -
221 2014-12-10 Registration of tour confirmation agreements of mainland (ex Shenzhen) tours (revised) -
201 2010-12-24 Signing service agreements with tourist guides receiving mainland tours Refer to Directive No. 194
200 2010-12-24 Demerit System for Mainland Tour Reception Services: Tourist Guides Refer to the latest version of “Applicable rules under the Demerit System
199 2010-12-24 Demerit System for Mainland Tour Reception Services: Members Refer to the latest version of “Applicable rules under the Demerit System
198 2010-12-24 Prohibition of compelling participants of mainland tours to make purchases -
196 2010-12-24 Distribution of itineraries to participants of mainland tours (revised) -
195 2010-12-24 Prohibition of requests for tourist guides to bear or unreasonably advance mainland tours’ payments (revised) -
194 2010-12-24 Service remunerations for tourist guides receiving mainland tours (revised) -
193 2010-12-24 Assigning the same tourist guide throughout the journey of mainland tours Refer to Directive Nos. 158, 221 and 222; “Directive No. 185” as mentioned in the directive superseded by Nos. 221 and 222
192 2010-12-24 Tourist Guide Accreditation System (revised) -
188 2010-7-23 Prohibition of subcontracting of inbound tour reception services to unlicensed travel agents -
183 2010-7-2 Sale of self-pay activities (revised) -
182 2010-7-2 Prohibition of collection of additional charges from non-mainland inbound visitors -
181 2010-7-2 Prohibition of collection of additional charges from mainland inbound visitors -
158 2007-4-20 Exemption from assigning Tourist Guide Pass holders to provide “point-to-point” transfer services -
152 2006-9-25 Code of Business Practice on Inbound Travel Service -
146 2006-3-16 New regulations for display of Travel Agent’s Licence number on tour coaches -
137 2005-7-15 Arrangements concerning receipt of reception fees and provision of reception services -
123 2004-5-17 Following up of visitor complaints -