A lit window at a hotel in Hong Kong, amid the coronavirus pandemic. The tourism and hospitality industry is in a desperate situation and companies’ survival is at stake. Photo: Reuters A lit window at a hotel in Hong Kong, amid the coronavirus pandemic. The tourism and hospitality industry is in a desperate situation and companies’ survival is at stake. Photo: Reuters
A lit window at a hotel in Hong Kong, amid the coronavirus pandemic. The tourism and hospitality industry is in a desperate situation and companies’ survival is at stake. Photo: Reuters
Jennifer Cronin
Opinion

Opinion

Jennifer Cronin

To help Hong Kong’s battered tourism industry, the government must set out a clear coronavirus strategy

  • To revive the sector, there must be a clear plan for quarantines and border closures, and a travel protocol for those who have been vaccinated. The government should also consider extending dining hours to 9pm

A lit window at a hotel in Hong Kong, amid the coronavirus pandemic. The tourism and hospitality industry is in a desperate situation and companies’ survival is at stake. Photo: Reuters A lit window at a hotel in Hong Kong, amid the coronavirus pandemic. The tourism and hospitality industry is in a desperate situation and companies’ survival is at stake. Photo: Reuters
A lit window at a hotel in Hong Kong, amid the coronavirus pandemic. The tourism and hospitality industry is in a desperate situation and companies’ survival is at stake. Photo: Reuters
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Jennifer Cronin

Jennifer Cronin

Dr Jennifer Cronin has been president of Wharf Hotels since 2016, with a hospitality career spanning Australia, Thailand, Singapore and Hong Kong. She holds an MBA and PhD from Bond University with a research thesis on “Empowering Readiness; influencing crisis management success outcomes”, and a BA from Griffith University in Japanese and economics.