Breaking Travel News talks to Peter Hoslin, regional director, Europe & New Markets, Hong Kong Tourism Board at World Travel Market 2016. Up for discussion are recent renovations at The Peak tourism hot spot and the slowing of Chinese visitor numbers to the destination.
Political protests in Hong Kong are likely to hit the island’s tourism industry insiders have warned. The week-long celebration surrounding China’s National Day, known as Golden Week, would usually be one of the busiest times of year for operators in the destination. However, this may have been placed in jeopardy this year as thousands of mainly students continue to line the streets.
The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) will hold its annual Contact and Contract event on 3 March at The Grosvenor Hotel, Victoria, London. This special one day event is designed specifically for Product and Contracting Managers from UK tour operators to meet with Hong Kong hotels, for pre-scheduled private appointments.