Hong Kong News
Visitor arrivals to Hong Kong growing
Hong Kong recorded 2.45 million provisional visitor arrivals in March, 68 per cent more than the previous month. However, the number is still almost 42 per cent below that of March 2019, according to Tourism Board data
Hong Kong to Host Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2023
The region’s best bar talent will land in Hong Kong on 18 July, as the city reinforces its position as the leading hub for world-class cocktail experiences in Asia
“Striding Forward in a Steady Recovery” HKTB Restage Tourism Overview Physically
The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) held the Hong Kong Tourism Overview 2023 in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre last week, returning physically for the first time since the city is back to normal.
Wharf Hotels’ 11 Properties Make Global Hotel Alliance’s Green Collection
Hong Kong headquartered Wharf Hotels, a hospitality group with hotel operations spanning mainland China, Hong Kong and the Philippines, announced 11 of its 16 properties have been brought under Global Hotel Alliance’s (GHA) Green Collection.
Monthly Visitor Arrivals First Exceed a Million in Three Years
The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced that Hong Kong saw a provisional visitor arrival of 1.462 million in February, a triple of that in January. The figure first exceeded one million since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in February 2020 and is equivalent to about 30% of that before the pandemic.
“Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races” Returning in June Extending an Invitation for Teams
The Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races is making a return in June after a four-year hiatus! The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced that the HKTB and the Hong Kong China Dragon Boat Association will co-organise the “Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races” on 24- 25 June (Saturday & Sunday) in Victoria Harbour.
Greater Bay Airlines Announces Order for 15 737-9 Airplanes
Greater Bay Airlines (GBA) and Boeing have announced an order for 15 737-9 airplanes. The agreement also includes a commitment for five 787 Dreamliners to support GBA’s long-term plan to launch international long-haul service.
Cathay Pacific Takes Flight with Michelin-Starred Duddell’s to Elevate Inflight Dining
Hong Kong’s home carrier partners with Michelin-starred restaurant Duddell’s to celebrate the city’s gourmet culture with a taste of home at 30,000 feet
Cathay Pacific partners with VTC to develop aviation talent in Hong Kong
The Cathay Pacific Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Vocational Training Council (VTC) of Hong Kong to jointly nurture a new generation of talent as the aviation industry’s growth picks up in the lead up to the completion of the Three-Runway System in Hong Kong.
500,000 Air Tickets Up for Grabs in World of Winners Campaign by AAHK
The “World of Winners” Tickets Giveaway Campaign sponsored by Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) will be launched on 1 March 2023.
Emirates to resume daily non-stop Dubai-Hong Kong service
Emirates will ramp up frequencies to Hong Kong with a daily non-stop service from its Dubai hub, starting from 29 March 2023, adding to its existing daily flight from Dubai to Hong Kong via Bangkok and increasing the airline’s operations in the market up to 14 weekly flights.
HKTB Announces 2022 Full-Year Visitor Arrivals
The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced that 2022 recorded a provisional full-year visitor arrivals of 600,000. Since the Government gradually lifted various pandemic-related inbound control measures, visitor arrivals have picked up gradually in the past few months, with most visitors coming from the Mainland and Southeast Asian markets.