With tourists unable to enter the city, Hong Kong’s travel agencies are pushing the government to create so-called travel bubbles with such neighbouring destinations as Macau and Guangdong province. Photo: Winson Wong With tourists unable to enter the city, Hong Kong’s travel agencies are pushing the government to create so-called travel bubbles with such neighbouring destinations as Macau and Guangdong province. Photo: Winson Wong
With tourists unable to enter the city, Hong Kong’s travel agencies are pushing the government to create so-called travel bubbles with such neighbouring destinations as Macau and Guangdong province. Photo: Winson Wong

Coronavirus: reeling tourism sector pushes Hong Kong government to step up efforts to create ‘travel bubbles’ with neighbours

  • ‘Even giving a date when people can start to travel would ease the worries of tour companies,’ industry representative says
  • With borders shut and tourism at a nadir, others describe dependence on wage subsidies to pay staff

Topic |   Hong Kong travel bubble
With tourists unable to enter the city, Hong Kong’s travel agencies are pushing the government to create so-called travel bubbles with such neighbouring destinations as Macau and Guangdong province. Photo: Winson Wong With tourists unable to enter the city, Hong Kong’s travel agencies are pushing the government to create so-called travel bubbles with such neighbouring destinations as Macau and Guangdong province. Photo: Winson Wong
With tourists unable to enter the city, Hong Kong’s travel agencies are pushing the government to create so-called travel bubbles with such neighbouring destinations as Macau and Guangdong province. Photo: Winson Wong
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