Hong Kong’s abrupt quarantine end triggers new crisis for hotels

HONG KONG – Hong Kong’s former quarantine hotels are awash with empty rooms after the city axed its dreaded mandatory isolation rule for arrivals but kept other Covid-19 curbs likely to repel inbound tourists. The Ovolo Group’s Southside and Central properties had just four bookings left on Monday after logging some 1,500 quarantine cancellations over […]

HKTDC launches GoGBA Day

HONG KONG, Sep 23, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Development Office co-organised the inaugural GoGBA Day yesterday (22 September). This business support event aims to engage members of the international business community in Hong Kong that are currently underserved […]

HKTDC and Huatai International launch strategic partnership

HONG KONG, Aug 16, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (“HKTDC”) and Huatai International Financial Holdings Company Limited (“Huatai”) have unveiled a new one year strategic partnership to jointly promote the Dual Circulation Strategy laid down in China’s 14th Five-Year Plan. The two parties aim to achieve three […]

HKTDC welcomes measures to ease quarantine restrictions

HONG KONG, Aug 8, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) welcomes the Hong Kong SAR (HKSAR) Government’s relaxation of entry quarantine measures, which will have a positive impact on Hong Kong’s economic recovery and strengthen the city’s international competitiveness. The HKTDC has been supporting Hong Kong’s small-to-medium […]

Hong Kong talent pool drains further as graduates join exodus

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) – Hong Kong recruiters are struggling to hire overseas graduates for the financial services and legal industries in another sign the Asian hub is losing its lustre. Amid a clampdown on dissent and stringent Covid-19-zero policies, the Chinese territory has seen an exodus of experienced financial professionals. Now, headhunters say junior talent […]