- Since mid February 2011, large-scale demonstrations and civil unrest in major Yemen cities resulted in casualties. A state of emergency declared in March 2011 remains in force. In late May 2011, the security situation deteriorated with widespread armed clashes, resulted in serious casualties. Armed clashes between government and opposition are ongoing across the country. Routes in and out of Sana'a and the other major cities may be blocked and airports closed and inaccessible with little notice. Yemen is not a popular destination for Hong Kong tour groups. Residents are urged to avoid all travel to the country. Those already there should leave the country immediately. At present, Sana'a and Aden International Airports maintain normal operation. Residents can leave the country by commercial flights. (updated on 29 May 2012)
Registration for Outbound Travel Information (ROTI)
Before departing Hong Kong, residents may register via ROTI their travel itineraries and contact details to receive updates on OTA and related information. The Immigration Department may contact and assist the registrants in an emergency.
Hyperlinks to other travel advisories:
Outbound Travel Alert of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China (Chinese only)
Travelling and Living Overseas of British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (English only)
Travel Reports and Warnings of Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (English only)
Travel Advisories of Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (English only)