Hong Kong flights: 500,000 free airline tickets up for grabs from March in bid to boost tourism

Hong Kong is giving away 500,000 airline tickets in an effort to woo tourists back to the region.

The city has rolled back COVID travel restrictions in recent months including mandatory isolation on arrival.

Now it is hoping to bounce back from the massive impact the pandemic had on its tourism industry. And part of Hong Kong’s plan involves giving away 500,00 airline tickets worth more than €250 million.

Back in October, executive director of the Hong Kong Tourism Board Dane Cheng told the BBC that the free tickets were initially bought to support airlines during the pandemic. 

On Wednesday (1 February), Hong Kong’s Chief Executive John Lee launched the $2 billion (€1.8 bn)

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