Trip.com Group, Tencent and Macao issue $22 million travel coupons; Hong Kong to add UK to high-risk countries.
The Macao government, Trip.com Group and Tencent plan to issue travel coupons worth a total of RMB 150 million to mainland Chinese tourists to use when booking hotels in Macao.
The survey revealed that 26% of respondents will travel, and 20.8% will visit family and friends in their hometowns.
China may record over 600 million trips on national holiday; Macao-related travel searches rise up to 500%.
Under current rules, travelers to China are subject to a 14-day quarantine and virus tests upon arrival.
To encourage spending and travelling, the board is also putting together offers, including a Hong Kong Airport Authority giveaway of 500,000 flight tickets.
Bookings for star-rated hotels in Macao increased 50% month-on-month.
China Duty Free Group tops first-half global travel retailer rankings; Asia Pacific hotels report continued improvement but at low levels.
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