Travelocity & Hong Kong Tourist Board Launch Campaign

in conjunction with the Hong Kong Tourism Board
, has launched a new promotional campaign encouraging travel to Hong Kong following the World Health Organization (WHO) lifting its travel warning to the destination due to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

The campaign will run through August and is highlighted by two-for-one travel deals that include roundtrip airline tickets, hotel accommodations along with sightseeing tours. Summer visitors to Hong Kong, Asia`s most vibrant, sophisticated city, will experience unlimited fun and an exciting Welcome Pack that includes Buy One, Get One Free offers at the award-winning “Best-of-the Best” restaurants; free and huge discount values on shopping, tours and attractions and a chance to win Super Draw prizes worth more than US $1 million. For more information, visit:

“Tourism plays an integral role in Hong Kong`s economy and we are now ready to move full speed ahead in bringing travelers back to the region now that the SARS warning is behind us,” said Lily Shum, regional director - the Americas for the Hong Kong Tourism Board. “We are excited to have Travelocity as one of our key marketing partners for this program.”

Amy Ziff, Travelocity`s editor-at-large, said: “The WHO lifting its travel warning to Hong Kong is a clear indicator that life is getting back to normal and travelers should feel more confident in making travel plans there. Hong Kong is truly one of the world`s most unique and enthralling destinations.”

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