Written by: Chen Jingqi
2020-01-26 13:20Last updated: 2020-01-26 13:20
The outbreak of a new coronavirus related to Wuhan pneumonia continued to spread. The government yesterday (25th) raised the emergency level of Hong Kong from "severe" to "emergency". Kangtai Travel Agency said today (26th) that there are still 12 tour groups and about 400 group members in all parts of China. Due to the severe pneumonia in Wuhan and the closure of many scenic spots in the Mainland, they have arranged to return to Hong Kong early in the next 3 days.
In terms of other travel agencies, East Travel and China Travel Service stated that there are currently no tour groups in the Mainland, while Yongan Travel has yet to respond.
Kangtai Travel Agency said today that in order to protect the health of employees and passengers, every effort will be made to arrange early return to Hong Kong of tour groups currently in China, involving 12 tour groups and about 400 group members, and they have successfully arranged their return to Hong Kong in the next three days. .
Kangtai announced on Friday (24th) that it will immediately cancel all Chinese tour groups departing from the first day of the year to the seventh day of the year (25th to 31st), involving about 80 groups and 2,500 group members.
Wu Xi'an, deputy general manager of China Travel Service, said that he had previously announced the cancellation of all Mainland tours from the first day to the seventh day, so no tour group is currently in mainland China.
Tong Guoquan, executive director of Dongyouyou, also pointed out that all mainland tour groups have returned to Hong Kong and no group members are currently in the Mainland.
"Hong Kong 01" also made inquiries to Wing On Travel regarding the incident and is yet to reply.
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