Travel Industry Authority ("TIA") The TIA is an independent statutory regulatory body established under the Travel Industry Ordinance (Cap. 634) (“Ordinance”). The TIA will be responsible for promoting the integrity, competence and professionalism of travel agents, tourist guides and tour...

Travel Industry Authority ("TIA")

The TIA is an independent statutory regulatory body established under the Travel Industry Ordinance (Cap. 634) (“Ordinance”). The TIA will be responsible for promoting the integrity, competence and professionalism of travel agents, tourist guides and tour escorts through a statutory licensing and regulatory system, and regulating shops that inbound tour groups are arranged to patronise through an administrative scheme. The TIA will also be responsible for managing the Travel Industry Compensation Fund ("TICF") which provides outbound travellers purchasing outbound packages with protection and advising the Government on matters relating to the regulation of the travel industry. Upon the full commencement of the new regulatory regime, the TIA will take up the licensing and trade regulatory roles from the Travel Agents Registry and the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong respectively.

The TIA is headed by the Executive Director, underpinned by three Directors and other staff members to support the TIA in discharging its statutory functions and daily operation.

Officer (Regulations) (Ref.: O(R)/20220621/CPJ044)

Job level Entry
Work exp Minimum 6 Years
Education Associate Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Wong Chuk Hang
Employment type Contract
Benefits 5-day week, Dental plan, Gratuity, Insurance plan, Medical plan
Industry Travel / Tourism
Job function Legal / Professional Services > Legal & Compliance
Published On 21/06/2022
ref. O(R)/20220621/CPJ044

Job Highlights

  • Assist in the handling of enquiries
  • Assist in the handling of licensing matters
  • Assist in providing secretariat support 

Job Description

Key Responsibilities: 

Reporting to the Manager (Regulations), the incumbent will:

  1. Assist in drawing up directives, codes of conduct and guidelines for the travel industry
  2. Assist in implementing an administrative scheme for regulating shops that inbound tour groups are arranged to patronize
  3. Assist in handling licensing and regulatory tasks, and registering Mainland inbound tour groups
  4. Assist in handling walk-in, telephone and written enquiries
  5. Assist in collecting data on the latest trade landscape, prevailing practices and tourism incidents
  6. Provide secretariat support to the Codes and Guidelines Committee
  7. Perform other duties as assigned from time to time

 

Requirements:

  1. Holder of a university degree with no less than 4 years of work experience, or holder of a Higher Diploma/Associate Degree with no less than 6 years of work experience  
  2. Experience in licensing or regulatory matters is an advantage
  3. Good command of written and spoken Chinese and English, with proficiency in Putonghua an advantage
  4. Responsible, self-motivated, mature and able to work independently in a start-up environment
  5. Experience in the travel industry is an advantage

 

To Apply

An application with a full curriculum vitae, quoting the job reference should be sent to Travel Industry Authority by pressing "Apply Now" button. The closing date for application is 4 July 2022. Applicants not invited for interview within 8 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Personal data provided by job applicants will only be used for job application processing. All personal data of unsuccessful candidates will be destroyed within 6 months upon completion of the relevant recruitment exercises. 

This employment with the Travel Industry Authority shall be with a fixed term of three-year contractual period. The offer of further employment beyond the Term will be solely at the discretion of the Travel Industry Authority.