Hong Kong gov’t urged to spend HK$100m to revive ailing tourism sector

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Hong Kong Free Press

Representatives of Hong Kong’s ailing tourism industry have urged the government to provide HK$100 million to revive the sector after almost three years of crippling Covid-19 restrictions on visitors. Top members of the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong and four lawmakers from the city’s largest pro-Beijing party the DAB discussed the difficulties faced by the trade at a Thursday press event. While the city axed most of its Covid-19 restrictions last month and resumed quarantine-free travel with the mainland on January 8, council chair Gianna Hsu told reporters the recent development “only …

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