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HONG KONG – The Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, which opens today, will be a magnet for attracting big-spending visitors, say retail landlords and travel industry operators.”Cruise ship tourists used to be wealthy Western retirees, but this has changed and a growing number of younger people with higher spending power are joining tours,” said Joseph Tung [...]
Summer will soon be here âŚ and in Hong Kong that means many exciting events which together are known as âHong Kong Summer Spectacularâ. This broad-ranging festival highlights the cityâs cultural events together with lots of shopping, delicious dining and vibrant nightlife, fairs and musical events, street parties and family fun at popular theme parks [...]
The Chinese New Year approaches â the actual date this year is Sunday, 10 February â and the excitement is already building. Chinese New Year in Hong Kong offers far more than parties and champagne at midnight, as it does in the West, for in Hong Kong, Asiaâs World City, it means a two-week celebration, [...]
The HKTB will stage the âNew Year. New World â Hong Kong Countdown Celebrationsâ on New Yearâs Eve (31 December) which is the largest-ever pyrotechnic show in the eventâs history. Lasting eight minutes and featuring both land- and sea-based pyrotechnics for the first time, the show will be synchronised with tailor-made theme music, with pyrotechnics [...]
HONG KONG – The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. announces that The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu, located in the heart of the capital of Sichuan province, will become the luxury hotel operator’s first flag in Southwest China, when it opens in summer 2013.
Itâs no secret that Hong Kong is a paradise for food-lovers. In this land âwhere East meets Westâ, every type of cuisine imaginable can be found. Famous hotels and restaurants, with their equally famous chefs, offer dishes from around the world in spectacularly-designed dining rooms, while at street level enticing, inexpensive snacks can be enjoyed [...]
New attractions, summer parties, cultural events, consumer fairs, hotels âon offerâ, shopping programmes, even a dragon boat carnival and an anniversary to celebrate. It must be Hong Kong âŚ and it must mean summer is on its way!
Hong Kong is a year-round party destination, but nothing matches the warmth, colour and spectacle of seeing the city celebrate Chinese New Year. From January 17 to February 6, 2012, Asia’s world city will welcome the Year of the Dragon with colourful flower markets, breathtaking fireworks, a dazzling world-class night parade, crowded incense-filled temples, lively [...]
It will soon be that time of year again âŚ the time to celebrate the Chinese New Year. On Monday 23 January 2012 the Year of the Dragon will commence. And Hong Kong â that year-round party destination â will be in more of a party mood than ever as it greets the New Year [...]
Thatâs the theme of the fast-approaching 10th âHong Kong WinterFestâ, which celebrates the holiday season with exciting events and spreads love through charitable causes. Together with its partners, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is busy planning an array of exciting programmes which are sure to delight visitors and residents over the holidays period: 25 [...]