Articles tagged “hong kong”

Business Travel

JP Morgan Sweetens Lengthy Hotel Quarantines for Hong Kong Staff with $5,000 Perk

The bank is making this offer available for almost a year, which is a worrying sign that the region may keep strict measures in place for some time yet.

JP Morgan Sweetens Lengthy Hotel Quarantines for Hong Kong Staff with $5,000 Perk

Coronavirus

Singapore Reemerges as a Major Events Destination Unlike Hong Kong

If Hong Kong doesn't heed the advice of business leaders and follow the lead of countries like Singapore that are allowing quarantine free travel for visitors from numerous nations, its economy will suffer enormously as corporate executives will take their events elsewhere.

Singapore Reemerges as a Major Events Destination Unlike Hong Kong

Hotels

The Best of Daily Lodging Report for the Week Ending October 29

Development interest, occupancy rates, and even business travel are on the rise around many parts the world where borders are reopening. But a zero-tolerance approach to coronavirus is putting some of China's largest cities through even more tough times.

The Best of Daily Lodging Report for the Week Ending October 29

Airlines

Singapore-Hong Kong Air Travel Bubble Remains on Hold

The concept of an air travel bubble is a good one, but only if it works.

Singapore-Hong Kong Air Travel Bubble Remains on Hold

Coronavirus

England’s Safe Travel List Now Includes Croatia, Hong Kong and Taiwan

We appreciate the caution in the UK's tiered safety system, even if we don't understand it at all. So far, few countries with Covid-related entry rules have figured out a good way to explain the rules, which tries the patience of visitors, residents, and travel companies, even while it possibly keeps them safe.

England’s Safe Travel List Now Includes Croatia, Hong Kong and Taiwan

Coronavirus

Cathay Pacific Mandates Vaccinations for Hong Kong Pilots and Cabin Crew

It's described as a tough policy, with airline employees having just over a month to get fully vaccinated, but shouldn't this be the default policy?

Cathay Pacific Mandates Vaccinations for Hong Kong Pilots and Cabin Crew

Online Travel

Expedia Leadership Shakeup and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top travel stories this week, we covered how Expedia Group redrew its org chart, Hong Kong's tourism prospects, and how a Cape Cod, Massachusetts cafe owner is getting ready for an expected visitor surge.

Expedia Leadership Shakeup and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Tourism

What’s Next for Weary Hong Kong After Bubble With Singapore Burst Again?

A reopening with mainland China would be a lifeboat for Hong Kong's beleaguered tourism industry. Talks seem to be escalating but hopes are kept in check as vaccine hesitancy for now serves as a real bummer for recovery.

What’s Next for Weary Hong Kong After Bubble With Singapore Burst Again?

Tourism

Hong Kong and Singapore Call Off Their Travel Bubble — Again

First it was a spike in Hong Kong, now Singapore's rising numbers have derailed plans. The latest blips across Asia mean these travel bubbles will likely be put on hold for a lot longer.

Hong Kong and Singapore Call Off Their Travel Bubble — Again

Coronavirus

Singapore-Hong Kong Travel Bubble May Be Undone by New Covid Cases

Caution has served both countries well so far. A postponement after the recent airport outbreak would be another smart move.

Singapore-Hong Kong Travel Bubble May Be Undone by New Covid Cases