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Commerce chief: New initiatives to revive HK tourism sector By Wang Zhan Saturday, October 24, 2020, 11:06 By Wang Zhan A woman poses for photos in from of Victoria Harbour while attending the opening ceremony of Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival at Central Harbourfront, Hong Kong, Jan 4, 2019. HONG KONG – In launching new tourism initiatives, the Hong Kong government shows its determination in overcoming the difficulties brought about by the epidemic, said the city’s commerce chief. READ MORE: HKTB plan to encourage locals to explore region, boost tourism Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Edward Yau Tang-wah made the remarks on Friday after attending a press conference of the 2020 Wine and Dine Festival. […] Edward Yau, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, HKSAR govt “As regards the local tourism arrangement, we are finding all ways and means to bring back the space and opportunity for business to resume under the premise of safe and healthy arrangements, as well as to allow some normalcy in business,” Tang said. […] He said the launch of the festival amid the epidemic this year would be a good demonstration that Hong Kong can retain this brand name, “Wine and Dine – Best in Hong Kong”, Tang said.
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