Tourism promotion: Announced Free Air Tickets. Hong Kong government will distribute 500,000 free airlines tickets to tourists

Government of Hong Kong says it will distribute 500000 free airline tickets to citizens around the Global world to promote tourism in Hong Kong. The value of these tickets is said to be 254.8 million dollars.

Free Airlines Tickets distribute Hong Kong Govmt For Tourism Promotion

It should be remembered that Government Hong Kong  tourism sector has suffered a lot due to restrictions imposed due to Corona Covid-19 & now the government here is trying to restore tourism after restrictions are lifted.

As the numbers of tourists coming to Hong Kong has decreased drastically various airlines are trying to continue their operations or flights to Hong Kong.

On other More  hand last day i.e. Wednesday the management of the British airline Virgin Atlantic announced that they are stopping their flight operations to Hong Kong due to the problems caused by the.. 

Mr Xin Cheng Executive Director of Hong Kong Tourism Board also said that the Airport Authority of Hong Kong will finalize the arrangements with airline companies. After the final announcement from the government we will start an advertising campaign for free air tickets. Dan Cheng Executive Director. Hong Kong Tourism Board said.

Xin cheng also  said that in fact these tickets were purchased by Hong Kong government from various airlines during COVID-19 epidemic & purpose was to minimize the losses of the airlines due to Corona so that they could continue their flight operations to Hong Kong. can 

Xin said that now these tickets will be distributed among people for free.

Meanwhile Virgin Atlantic has announced that it will close its office in Hong Kong & will cease operations from London to Hong Kong after 30 years.

Due to  Ru-ssian occupation of Uk-raine many airlines have canceled their flights to various countries as the war has forced airlines to fly longer routes as airspace of  areas is closed.

Virgin Airlines also  says it apologizes to loyal customers for any disappointment caused by closure on this or any other route & will refund all customers who pre booked tickets. have-been submitted or will-be offered rebooking on an alternative Virgin Atlantic route.

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During the 1st eight months of this year the number of people traveling to Hong Kong was 184,000. These figures show a significant decrease in number of tourists who came to Hong Kong before the Corona epidemic. If you look at the data of 2019 five hundred & 60 thousand tourists visited Hong Kong this year.