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HKTB’s COVID-19 online forum highlighted the need for collaboration

Over 4,000 viewers tuned in earlier this week for the Hong Kong Tourism Board’s online forum, ‘Beyond COVID-19: Global Tourism’s New Normal.’
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Air Canada halts YYZ-HKG, waives fees for northern Italy & Incheon

Air Canada has made the move to temporarily suspend its daily nonstop Toronto-Hong Kong flights due to low demand amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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Hong Kong situation worsens with latest violence

Protests in Hong Kong, ongoing for more than six months now, have ramped up with heightened tension and a stand-off at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
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The new A350-1000, the latest stats and Hong Kong today: Cathay Pacific Q&A

Cathay Pacific is marking 25 years of nonstop flights between Toronto and Hong Kong with the introduction of the new A350-1000 to the route, starting this Sunday, October 27.
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Hong Kong leader renews appeal for dialogue with protesters

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday renewed an appeal to pro-democracy protesters to halt violence and engage in dialogue, as the city's richest man urged the government to provide a way out for the mostly young demonstrators.
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Has Hong Kong’s political unrest impacted bookings? Tour ops, HKTB weigh in

There could be a light at the end of the tunnel for anyone selling Hong Kong, now that government officials have withdrawn the controversial extradition bill. Here in Canada, tour operators are waiting to see how the situation in Hong Kong unfolds.
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Canada raises travel warning amid escalating protests in Hong Kong

The federal government has issued a travel advisory that urges Canadians travelling to Hong Kong to exercise ``a high degree of caution'' because of the escalating protests in the city.
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Hong Kong protesters take their cause to airport arrivals

Protesters crowded into one of the world's busiest airports, greeting international visitors to Hong Kong with anti-government chants Friday in an effort to raise awareness of their pro-democracy movement.
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Three Canadian agents among winners of HKS Club Incentive contest

Three Canadian travel agents were given the trip of a lifetime last month after winning the Hong Kong Specialist (HKS) Club Incentive contest.
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1000+ flights cancelled in Hong Kong due to Manghkut, U.K. braces for Helene’s arrival

Nearly 1,200 flights were officially cancelled in and out of Hong Kong International Airport over the weekend as Typhoon Manghkut made landfall with a vengeance.
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Transat’s new winter program includes over 40 destinations
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After resuming operations on July 23, Transat has unveiled its winter program, featuring flights to over dozens of...
G Adventures has ‘Book Your Bubble Collection’ for family & friends
G Adventures launches ‘Book Your Bubble Collection’ for groups of family & friends
TORONTO — In response to increased demand for small group travel, G Adventures has launched a new ‘Book Your Bubble...
Hawaii drops 14-day quarantine for trans-Pacific travellers Sept. 1
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Effective Sept. 1 Hawaii is allowing all trans-Pacific travellers to forgo the 14-day quarantine providing they have...
Porter Airlines pushes back restart date to Oct. 7
Porter Airlines pushes back restart date to Oct. 7
Porter Airlines has pushed back its restart date to Oct. 7.
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