Articles tagged “hong kong”

Cruises

Carnival Cruises Into a Better Earnings Season

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Carnival's better earnings, Hong Kong's high cost for business travelers, and Traveloka's cash infusion.

Carnival Cruises Into a Better Earnings Season

Business Travel

Hong Kong’s Restart Prompts Warnings Over Rising Corporate Travel Costs

Experts on the ground in both Hong Kong and Singapore already report booking spikes and surges in airfares and hotel rates. The message is to start laying the groundwork for when China eventually eases its own travel policies.

Hong Kong’s Restart Prompts Warnings Over Rising Corporate Travel Costs

Tourism

Hong Kong’s Partial Tourism Re-Opening

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Hong Kong’s quarantine relaxation, Trip.com Group’s earnings, and the touristic pull of summer music festivals.

Hong Kong’s Partial Tourism Re-Opening

Airline Weekly

Cathay Pacific, British Airways Quickly Add Flights to Hong Kong After Quarantine Dropped

Cathay Pacific and British Airways are ready for travel demand to pop now that Hong Kong has dropped mandatory arrival quarantines.

Cathay Pacific, British Airways Quickly Add Flights to Hong Kong After Quarantine Dropped

News Blog

Hong Kong to End Hotel Quarantine From September 26

Inbound arrivals to Hong Kong will not be required to undergo mandatory hotel quarantine from September 26. Chief Executive John Lee made an announcement on Friday marking an end to some of the strictest restrictions imposed by a country during the pandemic. Hong Kong has also replaced the requirement of a pre-arrival polymerase chain reaction…

Airlines

China Blasted for Letting Hong Kong Lose Aviation Hub Status Over Covid Policies

Willie Walsh, as only Walsh can, called out China for its zero-Covid policies devastating Hong Kong as a global aviation hub. The head of International Air Transport Association (IATA) may just have point.

China Blasted for Letting Hong Kong Lose Aviation Hub Status Over Covid Policies

News Blog

Hong Kong Finally Looks to Scrap Hotel Quarantine Policy

As Hong Kong leaders acknowledge how stringent Covid policies have hammered the destination’s competitiveness, the government might soon be on its way to scrap the controversial hotel quarantine policy for inbound travelers. On Tuesday, Chief Executive John Lee said an announcement was impending and the destination would look to allow more activities in an orderly…

Airlines

Cathay Pacific to Add Flights as Hong Kong Eases Quarantine Rules

Could the tide of bad news finally be turning for Cathay Pacific?

Cathay Pacific to Add Flights as Hong Kong Eases Quarantine Rules

Airlines

Korean Air Survived the Pandemic With No Losses But Faces New Challenges

Korean Air enjoys the distinction of being the only global airline not to post any losses during the pandemic, thanks largely to its cargo operations. But if the carrier wants to continue that competitive advantage, South Korea needs to drop restrictions impacting passenger demand.

Korean Air Survived the Pandemic With No Losses But Faces New Challenges

Tourism

Hong Kong Cuts Hotel Quarantine for Incoming Travelers to 3 Days

While the shortening of quarantine time is significant, what Hong Kong really needs is quarantine-free travel to reconnect the Asian financial hub with the rest of the world.

Hong Kong Cuts Hotel Quarantine for Incoming Travelers to 3 Days