8 inbound tours register for specific arrangements to dine at restaurants during first 3 days of Amber Code, Taiwan tour group first to arrive early next month

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26th November 2022 – (Hong Kong) The Government announced the implementation of specific arrangements for inbound tour groups on 18th November with a view to assisting the inbound tour groups received by travel agents and accompanied by licensed tourist guides to resume tourist activities in strict compliance with the anti-epidemic measures. After the launch, the market response was not overwhelming. As Christmas is approaching, the Tourism Industry Council revealed that 20 travel agencies and 8 inbound groups registered for the specific arrangements, including a Taiwan tour group.

The Council is still reviewing the first application to allow tourists holding Amber Code to dine in restaurants. One of the Taiwan inbound tour groups that submitted the application to the Council to allow the tour group members with Amber Code to dine in restaurants during the first 3 days of arrival. The tour group will arrive early next month to stay in Hong Kong for 3 days and 2 nights. This is the first application since the measures took effect. Earlier, another tour group from Thailand came to Hong Kong but they did not dine at restaurants during the first 3 days.

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