Hong Kong Tourism News
Monocle opens travel retail store in Hong Kong airport
The shop will be the first in a new rollout of airport-based outposts for the media brand with an emphasis on books, the best periodicals, travel essentials and Monocle’s full range of products and special collaborations.
Hong Kong International cancels all Monday evening flights
Hong Kong International Airport cancelled all flights on Monday as thousands of protesters descend on the location to campaign against a proposed extradition bill and police treatment of protesters.
Vences to lead the Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel
Wharf Hotels has appointed Adriano Vences to the role of general manager of the Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel. After spearheading the success of the first Niccolo hotel in Chengdu, Vences will continue to build on the Murray’s new benchmarks.
IHG signs for new Kimpton property in Hong Kong
InterContinental Hotels Group and Empire Group have announced the signing of a new Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant in Hong Kong. The decision comes as IHG expands the boutique luxury brand’s presence in Greater China.
Goh appointed general manager at Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
A seasoned hotelier, Jill Goh has been with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group since 1993, serving previously as resident manager both at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore and Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London.
Rosenberger to lead JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong
JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong has announced the appointment of Silvio Rosenberger as its new general manager. He takes over the leadership of the flagship hotel under the JW Marriott brand in Asia Pacific.
Co-chairs revealed for 2019 Global Wellness Summit in Hong Kong
Catherine Feliciano-Chon, a leading brand development and communications expert with offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai, and Tokyo-based wellness investor and entrepreneur Yoriko Soma will take up the role this year.
Etihad Airways brings Dreamliner 787-9 to Hong Kong route
Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its daily scheduled service from Abu Dhabi to Hong Kong from March. The two-class aircraft will replace the Airbus A330-200 aircraft currently operating the route.
Rosewood Hong Kong to open in March
Rosewood Hong Kong, situated within the Victoria Dockside arts, design and conceptual retail district, will open March 17th next year. Reservations are now being accepted as the hotel’s booking channels go live.
Hong Kong Tourism Board partners with National Geographic for new campaign
The Hong Kong Tourism Board has joined forces with National Geographic to promote its tenth annual Great Outdoors campaign.
Peninsula Hong Kong welcomes new yacht to luxury offering
The introduction of the yacht results in The Peninsula being the first luxury hotel in Hong Kong to offer a trio of deluxe transportation options, complementing the existing fleet of Rolls-Royce Phantoms and a customised helicopter.
Vibrant Express to connect Hong Kong to China high-speed rail network for first time
Following almost 20 years of planning and construction, the Hong Kong Express Rail Link will fully open on September 23rd, connecting the city with the rest of mainland China’s 25,000-kilometre-long national high-speed rail network for the first time.