Crowds of Japan-bound passengers check in at Hong Kong International Airport on Tuesday morning. Photo: Sam Tsang
Crowds of Japan-bound passengers check in at Hong Kong International Airport on Tuesday morning. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hongkongers dash to Japan as country reopens to solo travellers after removing coronavirus-related entry restrictions

  • Tuesday marks the first day of Japan removing all entry curbs, opening up to independent visitors as opposed to previously only allowing package tours
  • Excited tourists make first trip out of Hong Kong in more than two years, but some say securing tickets was stressful

Crowds of Japan-bound passengers check in at Hong Kong International Airport on Tuesday morning. Photo: Sam Tsang
Crowds of Japan-bound passengers check in at Hong Kong International Airport on Tuesday morning. Photo: Sam Tsang
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