Hong Kong News

Genting Hong Kong to launch Dream Cruises

Genting Hong Kong to launch Dream Cruises

Genting Hong Kong has unveiled its plans to target Asia’s premium cruise market with the introduction of Dream Cruises, the first-ever Asian based premium brand. Aboard Star Cruises’ highly-acclaimed SuperStar Virgo, Genting chairman Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay announced the launch of Dream Cruises with the building and delivery of two new ships that will attract and cater specifically to Asia’s premium sector.

Qantas smarts after Hong Kong rejects Jetstar application

Qantas smarts after Hong Kong rejects Jetstar application

26th Jun 2015 Airline News

Qantas Group has said it will work with its fellow shareholders in Jetstar Hong Kong to review the enterprise, following the Air Transport Licensing Authority’s decision to reject the local carrier’s application to establish an operation in Hong Kong. Jetstar Hong Kong – a joint venture between Shun Tak Holdings, China Eastern Airlines and the Qantas Group – was announced in March 2012.

Typhoon Vicente hits Hong Kong

Typhoon Vicente hits Hong Kong

24th Jul 2012 Tourism News

Typhoon Vicente has whipped across Hong Kong leaving scores of residents injured in its wake. Flooding has been reported in several parts of the city following the impact, which residents are calling the worst typhoon in a decade.

Seychelles tourism industry moves on Hong Kong in their marketing drive

Seychelles tourism industry moves on Hong Kong in their marketing drive

22nd Feb 2012 Press Release Tourism News

The Consulate of the Republic of Seychelles in Hong Kong&Macau and Mr. Philippe Le Gall, the Seychelles Ambassador based in the Republic in China, have joined together to organize a tourism industry seminar in Hong Kong and has invited the Seychelles Tourism Board along with representatives from the travel and tourism sector of Seychelles to endeavor to join them and help develop future business from Hong Kong and Macau.

ACI endorses Hong Kong Airport expansion plans

ACI endorses Hong Kong Airport expansion plans

6th Jan 2012 Airline News

Airports Council International has said it supports Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) building a third runway in Hong Kong to cope with the tremendous traffic growth in the region. According to ACI Traffic Forecast for 2009 - 2029, global passenger traffic will reach 11 billion in 2029 and passenger traffic will grow by 4.1 per cent per annum over the next 20 years.

Ice Wonderland launched in East Tsim Sha Tsui

Ice Wonderland launched in East Tsim Sha Tsui

29th Nov 2011 Press Release Tourism News

Ice Wonderland – a spotlight of the 10th Hong Kong WinterFest organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) – was launched 23 November at the UC Centenary Garden, East Tsim Sha Tsui by HKTB Chairman Mr James Tien, along with Mr Tommy Young, Associate Director of Sino Group and Mr Carlson Li, Assistant General Manager of China UnionPay Hong Kong Branch, representatives of the presenting and major sponsors respectively.