Number of eighth-cycle designated quarantine hotels reaches 68

     The Government announced today (July 26) that one more hotel was engaged to join the eighth cycle of the Designated Quarantine Hotel (DQH) Scheme, bringing the number of hotels up to 68 to provide some 26 200 rooms in total.

     Newly joining the Scheme is Novotel Century Hong Kong in Wan Chai. Separately, Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel in Wong Chuk Hang will provide extra hotel rooms. The two hotels will start accepting room bookings from tomorrow (July 27) onwards. With the participation of a new hotel and the additional rooms provided by another hotel, the overall number of hotel rooms in the eighth cycle of the DQH Scheme has increased by around 700.

     The eighth cycle of the DQH Scheme will run from August 1 to October 31. The Government announced the list of the first batch of DQHs on June 16, followed by announcements of additional hotels on June 24 and July 12.

     The Government will continue to conduct assessment on other hotels' applications. Further announcement will be made when relevant work is completed.

     The Government will update regularly the list of DQHs and their booking status on the thematic website.  

Ends/Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Issued at HKT 19:44