Hong Kong announced a two-week ban on flights from three countries after identifying two community cases in the city of a highly infectious mutant strain of Covid-19.
The proportion of fully vaccinated people falls to just 0.6% when taking into account the government’s definition of 14 days following the second dose.
China’s tourism to rake in $195 billion in first half of year; Corporate travel startup Z-Trip raises $14 million.
Upscale hotel group New Century starts procedures of delisting; SIA, Scoot to stop carrying transit passengers to Hong Kong when flight suspensions lift.
The most revealing data is that travellers from nearby Asia, who used to contribute 25% of shares in 2019 are down to just 9%, while travellers from the Americas has doubled in the same period.
The number of bookings for Macao hotels through the Trip.com’s Ctrip platform had doubled compared to the same period in 2019.
There are no plans to ease the restrictions on non-resident foreigners entering Macau.
Macau seeks mutual vaccine recognition with Guangdong; Trip.com partners with CommonPass.
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