The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

Travel to Hong Kong by the Tourism Board|Spend $800 for a free local tour

2020-10-26T23:41:52.707Z

Under the new coronavirus pneumonia epidemic, the tourism industry has been hit hard, and Hong Kong people who love to travel cannot go out. The Tourism Board announced the launch of the "Travel in Hong Kong" program earlier. Starting from October 20th, citizens who spend more than RMB 800 at the physical stores of local retail and catering merchants can redeem a local tour quota with a voucher. The planned quota is one Ten thousand, first come first served. The HKTB announced today (27th) the information of 21 local tours. Three of the tours included a hotel buffet lunch. One of them had a buffet at the "Hyatt Grand Hyatt Hong Kong Victoria Harbour Hotel" with a view of the Victoria Harbour. Restaurant The Farmhouse; there is also a tour group arranging a bon choi feast or a seafood feast. There is also a group to the Michelin one-star "A Yi Seaview Hotel" for lunch, enjoying two famous dishes "Yi Ge Abalone Cake" and "Fried Rice in Casserole" . In addition, there are a number of tours that include visits to local mask factories and food factories.



Social News

Author: Golden Chess Hole Fanxu

2020-10-27 07:30

Last update date: 2020-10-27 07:30

Under the new coronavirus pneumonia epidemic, the tourism industry has been hit hard, and Hong Kong people who love to travel cannot go out.

The Tourism Board announced the launch of the "Travel in Hong Kong" program earlier. Starting from October 20th, citizens who spend more than RMB 800 at the physical stores of local retail and catering merchants can redeem a local tour quota with a voucher. The planned quota is one Ten thousand, first come first served.

The HKTB announced today (27th) the information of 21 local tours. Three of the tours included a hotel buffet lunch. One of them had a buffet at the "Hyatt Grand Hyatt Hong Kong Victoria Harbour Hotel" with a view of the Victoria Harbour. Restaurant The Farmhouse; there is also a tour group arranging a bon choi feast or a seafood feast. There is also a group to the Michelin one-star "A Yi Seaview Hotel" for lunch, enjoying two famous dishes "Yi Ge Abalone Cake" and "Fried Rice in Casserole" .

In addition, there are a number of tours that include visits to local mask factories and food factories.

▼ "Travel in Hong Kong" 21 local group information▼

+35

+35

+35

Three groups to the hotel to enjoy buffet lunch

The Hong Kong government announced earlier that it would relax social distancing measures, and local tour groups can be grouped with no more than 30 people.

The Hong Kong Tourism Board launched the "Reward for Traveling in Hong Kong" program. Citizens who spend over HK$800 at brick-and-mortar retail or catering merchants can join a tour group for free with up to two machine-printed receipts.

The planned quota is 10,000, on a first-come, first-served basis, and the departure time is from November 1 to December 31.

However, the purchase of tickets, cash vouchers, refueling, medical services, enrolling courses, charitable donations and Octopus value-added, etc. are not applicable.

A total of 50 local tours have been selected by the HKTB for registration, and the group fees are paid by the bureau.

Today, it is the first to announce the information of 21 local groups, and more itineraries are pending approval and will be uploaded to the plan webpage one after another.

Many citizens are most concerned about the lunch or dinner arrangements of tour groups. Among the 21 local groups, three will go to the hotel to enjoy a buffet lunch, including the "Travel to Hong Kong" group of Jianjing Travel Co., Ltd., which will go to Hong Kong Victoria Harbour. Yue Shangcui Hotel "The Farmhouse", but the tour can only depart on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, except for public holidays.

"Beautiful Abalone Night" tour will go to Regal Hotel Kowloon to taste abalone delicacies

And Kangtai Travel Agency’s "Railway Museum, Daguan, Ferris Wheel, Le Hotel Buffet Lunch 1 Day Tour" will go to Park Hotel for a buffet lunch. This group is also one of the 21 tours with the longest time, with a journey of nine hours , But the departure time can only be November 11, 21, 22.

The "Hong Kong Great Northwest Exploration Tour" arranged by Xincheng (International) Travel Co., Ltd. will go to Tsuen Wan Nina Seaview Hotel. The departure time is every Tuesday and Friday.

In addition, some tour groups arrange to enjoy a semi-buffet or set meal at the hotel. For example, the "Beautiful Abalone Night" arranged by Xinhui Travel Co., Ltd. will go to the Regal Hotel in Kowloon for dinner and taste abalone and other delicacies.

The "Inheritance of Hong Kong Development Journey" of Donghe Travel Service Co., Ltd. will enjoy a semi-buffet lunch at the Royal Garden Hotel "J's" bar; and the "Cultural Cuiye Tour" of Colorful Travel Co., Ltd. will go to the Gold Coast Hotel to enjoy a set lunch.

Residents who spend more than RMB 800 at physical stores of local retail and catering merchants can exchange their receipts for a local tour quota.

(Photo on the HKTB website)

In addition to dining at the hotel, many tour groups focus on special feasts. For example, the "Yudong Jintian" arranged by Gosh Global Hotel Reservation Service Co., Ltd. will have lunch at the "Yu Kee Roast Goose Hotel" in Sham Tseng; Jia Tianmei Hong Kong Co., Ltd. "Hong Kong History "Guess Cheng Xun"" will have lunch at the one-Michelin-star "Ayi Seaview Hotel". It is introduced that "at this one-Michelin-star restaurant, you can enjoy the sea view and taste the famous dishes such as Yi Ge Abalone crisp and signature casserole fried rice."

There are also tours that include pot tea feasts or seafood meals.

Two tour groups visit the mask factory

In addition to meal arrangements, scenic spots are also an important part of the tour group.

Many tours have been arranged to Tai Kwun in Central, Tai O, Central Ferris Wheel, sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck, Lamma Island and Hong Kong News Expo.

Under the epidemic situation, local mask factories have sprung up. Two tour groups arranged to visit the mask factories, including the "Love Home" mask factory.

In addition, some tour groups will also arrange for food manufacturing plants such as Liangguo Factory "Guanhua Food".

↓↓ "Tourism‧ is in Hong Kong"-"Tour Hong Kong" ten questions and ten answers↓↓

+4

+4

+4

▼Reopening of premises and relaxation measures starting on October 23▼

+16

+16

+16

100 yuan deposit required to be refunded on departure date

The public can first select a tour group, directly contact the designated travel agency participating in the activity to book the tour group, submit the original receipt before departure, and pay a 100 yuan deposit to the participating travel agency.

The receipts submitted by participants must be machine-printed receipts, and the receipt must clearly state the name of the merchant, consumption items, date and consumption amount to be valid.

Relevant receipts must be submitted to and retained by the travel agency and will not be returned. The deposit will be refunded to the participants in cash on the day of the tour.

In addition, the HKTB requires each participant to take their body temperature before the tour departure and wear a mask during the tour.

Before registration and on the day of participating in the tour group, each participant must ensure that they have not been to the Mainland or other countries or regions that require compulsory quarantine within the past 14 days; they have not had close contact with any new type of pneumonia or persons suspected of being diagnosed in the past 14 days.

Each participant must also fill out a health declaration form before departure on the day of the tour; if symptoms such as fever, dry cough and breathing difficulties occur on the day of the tour, participants are not allowed to participate in the tour on the day.

"Travel in Hong Kong" will go to "The Farmhouse" at Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong to enjoy a buffet lunch.

("Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour Hong Kong" Facebook picture)

Relaxation of local travel|Tourism industry: Participation in weekends is not as good as it is, and can barely maintain costs

New crown pneumonia | Tourism Council: 79 travel agencies and 200 groups have registered to host local tours

Relaxing local tours | The government intends to introduce free inspections for tour guides Yuan Zhenning: It is best to do it every time before departure

Local Tour | The Tourism Board Launches "Travel in Hong Kong" for a free exchange of one large and one small local group with a spending of 800

New crown pneumonia|The government relaxes the limit of 30 people for local travel and increases the number of weddings to 50 people

01News

Local Tourism Restriction Order of the Tourism Board

Source: hk1

All news articles on 2020-10-26

You may like

Trends 24h

News/Politics 2020-11-26T15:03:11.958Z

Latest

© Communities 2019 - Privacy