The Government has launched the Tourism Industry Support Scheme (the Scheme) under the third round of Anti-epidemic Fund (AEF 3.0) to provide a one-off subsidy of $15,000 to each eligible freelance tourist guide and tour escort whose main occupation is a tourist guide and a tour escort.
"Eligible freelance tourist guides and tour escorts": Freelance accredited tourist guides and tour escorts whose main occupations are tourist guides and tour escorts and have received subsidy under the Travel Agents and Practitioners Support Scheme of the second round of AEF (AEF 2.0).
Disbursement of Subsidy
The eligible freelance tourist guides and tour escorts who have received subsidy under the Travel Agents and Practitioners Support Scheme of AEF 2.0 are not required to apply for subsidy under the Scheme of AEF 3.0. The Government will send SMS notifications to them about subsidy disbursement arrangement. They are required to contact the Travel Agents Registry if there is any updating to their bank account information for receiving relevant subsidy on or before 19 October 2020.
For enquiries, please contact the Travel Agents Registry:
||2735 5600； 2735 5611
||Room 4901, 49/F, Hopewell Centre,
183 Queen's Road East,
Wanchai, Hong Kong
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