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Hong Kong Tourism Board’s regional boss to depart after 17 years

Andrew Clark has been with the HKTB since 2003, which (fun facts) happened to be the same year Finding Nemo was released in cinemas and Shane Warne was temporarily banned from cricket.

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Global traveller’s incredible mission halted due to COVID-19

A Danish man who has travelled to nearly every nation in the world without flying is stuck in Hong Kong due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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Aviation

Virgin Australia to withdraw Hong Kong services

Virgin Australia’s turbulent time in the Hong Kong market is set to end amid ongoing civil unrest and growing concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.

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Destination Wrap: NZ Festival of the Arts, Solomons PM stresses low-cost, high-impact tourism strategy + MORE!

Given yesterday’s public holiday, we almost decided to skip this week’s Destination Wrap. But, as you’ll discover here, there’s just too much happening!

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Virgin Australia targets more sustainable Hong Kong service in closer co-op with Virgin Atlantic

by Christian Fleetwood

The Australian consumer watchdog has green-lighted Virgin Australia’s request to further its partnership with Virgin Atlantic. Here’s what that means for your clients.

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Destination Wrap: Venice’s new tourist tax, Tokyo hit by typhoon, California bans mini-hotel shampoo bottles + MORE!

Our favourite part of Monday morning is putting together this delightful wrap up of destination news for our faithful readers. Just kidding! We don’t like anything about Mondays.

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REVEALED: The 10 most popular cities for international travellers (and six are in Asia)

The world’s most popular cities for international travellers have been revealed, and TW can confirm that neither Tamworth nor Dubbo made the list.

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Hotels

Ovolo Group boss calls for industry assistance during “trying times” in Hong Kong, as protests continue

by Christian Fleetwood

Ovolo Group’s founder and CEO has called on Hong Kong’s government to lend a helping hand to tourism operators amidst ongoing pro-democracy protests.

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REVEALED: The top 10 cities for street food

New research has revealed a hit list for street-food-savvy travellers, and we promise you don’t have to eat a grasshopper at any of them. Unless you want to, of course.

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Aviation

Chaos continues in Hong Kong, with flights cancelled after protestors target airport

It appears the protestors in Hong Kong aren’t going away any time soon, causing more disruptions to the destination’s transport hubs over the weekend.

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Joyce says Qantas will cut capacity on Hong Kong flights due to ongoing protests

by Christian Fleetwood

Qantas’ bookings to Hong Kong are down 10 per cent amid the ongoing pro-democracy protests, forcing the airline to cull capacity.

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Flights resume as Hong Kong airport shuts out protesters

After five consecutive days of disruption, things appear to be returning to normal at one of the world’s busiest airports, with the help of new security measures.

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