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Hong Kong Ends Hotel Quarantine Mandatory

27 September 2022 02:07

Hong Kong no longer requires incoming travelers arriving to quarantine, in designated hotels from Monday, as it seeks to remain competitive and open up globally after the coronavirus pandemic.

The territory's authorities had previously announced, incoming travelers will also no longer need a negative PCR test within 48 hours before boarding a plane to Hong Kong. 

Instead, they will need to present a negative Covid-19 result, from a rapid antigen test conducted within 24 hours before the flight.

Starting from 6 am local time on Monday, arrivals at Hong kong international airport, can walk free at the airport and get on public transport.

Meanwhile, in Jakarta, Indonesia, the Hong Kong tourism board, held an event to invite Indonesian travelers back to Hong Kong, as the city ease restrictions.

The new campaign launched, 360 Hong Kong moments, new adventures at every turn, aims to let visitors enjoy new experiences from art and culture, shopping and dining, to the great outdoors.

Hong Kong tourism board's regional director of South East Asia, Raymond Chan, expressed that after the pandemic, many travelers are looking to enjoy wellness travel, in the city.