24 February 2020 – Subsidy scheme announced for travel agents and licensed guesthouses

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Tourism
Level of Jurisdiction: Special Administrative Region
Lead People/Agency: Hong Kong Government

Overview: Established under the Anti-epidemic Fund, the two travel section subsidy schemes to help travel agents and licensed guesthouses tackle the financial difficulties arising from the coronavirus outbreak are open for applications
Full details here: https://www.news.gov.hk/eng/2020/02/20200224/20200224_173329_360.html?type=category&name=covid19&tl=t

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group