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The pandemic outbreak has been the tipping point for digital transformation across different industries. It is however quite challenging for experiential tourism operators to go virtual when authenticity and human interactions are the critical elements that underpin their product offerings. That being the case, there are some innovative industry players that have managed rise to the challenge by providing virtual experiences that rival physical tours through such means as 'spicing up' their offerings with various interesting elements.

Join our Webinar on 18 November when Paul Chan, Co-founder and CEO of Walk In Hong Kong, Rubio Chan and Jamie Cheung, Co-founders and Joint Managing Directors of GLO Travel, will share their approach to implementing virtualisation to counter the "tourism winter" that is afflicting Hong Kong. They will also share their thoughts on the lasting benefits that adopters of virtualisation could enjoy well beyond the pandemic.

Walk in Hong Kong is an inbound tourism operator specialised in providing well-curated and unique walking tours and cultural experiences in Hong Kong and GLO Travel is an outbound tourism operator that established an online course platform and offers real-time and recorded lessons on a variety of travel and culture-related topics.

Please refer to the following details on the virtual seminar:

- Details such as the webinar link and participation in the Q&A session will be issued 2 days before the event.
- Instructions on downloading Zoom and joining a webinar can be found here. We suggest that you familiarise yourself with the software in advance of the webinar.
- Please log in 15 minutes (at 14:45) before the event begins, through the link that will be sent to your registered email. This will allow time to address any technical issues that may arise.

Speakers' presentations at this event are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace independent professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed during this event are those of the speakers and participants and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or position of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, its members, or its committees. The Chamber does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented. Attendees should note that, with the approval of speakers, this event may be recorded, and possibly published on the Chamber's website in audio and/or video formats without further notice.

Recording, duplication or distribution of the contents of the online event is prohibited without prior written permission from the Chamber.

Speaker(s) Paul Chan, Co-founder and CEO of Walk In Hong Kong
Rubio Chan and Jamie Cheung, Co-founders and Joint Managing Directors of GLO Travel
Language English
Date and Time 2020/11/18 15:00 to 16:00
Venue This seminar will take place online
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Brian Shum
Tel: 28231220
Fee Event Cancelled
Members @ HK$100 / Non-Members @ HK$200
+$50 for booking offline
Members enjoy 30% discount with BOC HKGCC VISA Card
Notes - Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of payment, on a first come first served basis.
- Booking transfer is allowed for corporate members with advanced notice, walk-ins are normally not accepted.
- The Chamber reserves the right to decline any booking or cancel the event. In such case, a full refund of the participation fee will be issued.
- Members paying with their BOC HKGCC Visa Card will enjoy a 30% discount on their reservation. The discount is only applicable to the card holder, and does not extend to their guests. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with Chamber Coupons.
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- Priority is given to corporate members. The decision to accept or decline any booking shall be at sole discretion of the Chamber.
-The registration fee is non-refundable for this event.

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