Hong Kong will ban all flights from the UK from July 1st as the destination seeks to limit the spread of the Delta variant of Covid-19. The UK will be classified as an “extremely high-risk” country.
The Hong Kong Tourism Board has launched a collection of four autonomous sensory meridian response videos which showcase the acoustic surroundings from the far-flung corners of the city.
The Hong Kong Tourism Board has held its annual tourism update where it announced its latest campaigns to help promote the city in a post-pandemic world.
The strategic plan outlines the division of an HK$1.138 billion (£127 million) budget for the next financial year, which has been split into two phases.
The launch of a travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore has been postponed for two weeks. The decision comes amid a surge of Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong.
The Hong Kong-Singapore Air Travel Bubble agreement is described as a milestone for the global tourism industry, and paves the way for cross-border air travel in a safe and quarantine-free way.
Hong Kong and Singapore have reached an in-principle agreement to establish a bilateral air travel bubble, potentially helping to revive cross-border air travel between the two aviation hubs.
The Hong Kong Tourism Board has begun gradually resuming promotions in local and source markets as it seeks to revive the sector through a combination of short- and long-term strategies.
The West Kowloon District, Hong Kong, has announced the opening of the Xiqu Centre which will be dedicated to preservation of the art of traditional Cantonese opera, xiqu.
The first memorandum of understanding between the Hong Kong Tourism Board and Bordeaux Great Events has been signed at the Bordeaux Wine Festival to further strengthen cooperation between the two cities on wine and food tourism promotion.
Long a favourite for more mature British travellers, Hong Kong is looking to broaden its audience, seeking to welcome a younger clientele and make them aware that there is more to the destination than the bright lights of Kowloon. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole speaks to Dawn Page, director for the UK and northern Europe at the Hong Kong Tourist Board, to find out more.