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“Animated World” officially launches at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

The world's exclusive "Animated World" officially launches on 6th April, 2017, bringing famous animated characters and interactive gaming experience to visitors for all ages....

Seychelles drives marketing onto the green with Golf Traveler magazine

Since the Seychelles Tourism Board has started its marketing campaign in Hong Kong it has always received the great support of James Au, journalist, editor and film distributor, who has had his writin

New cruise terminal expected to be a boon for Kowloon malls

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.

Hong Kong International Travel Expo opens on June 13

HONG KONG - Hong Kong’s annual international travel expo, which this year occupies some 160,000 square feet of space, will again be held at Halls 1A to 1E in the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Ce

Air New Zealand forced to dump shark’s fin cargo

The anti-shark's fin campaign is crusading on in Asia Pacific.

Iron Man and Wolverine debut at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

HONG KONG – Madame Tussauds Hong Kong joins five other attractions worldwide in launching a host of Marvel Super Heroes, making it a truly a Marvel Month May for Madame Tussauds across the globe.

Hotel deals from Agoda.com to celebrate popular Chinese festival

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is preparing a wide range of hotel deals to help celebrate the Cheung Chau Bun Fes

Is China on par to destroy itself through pollution?

ABU DHABI (eTN) - There is a lot of talk about China taking over the travel and tourism industry, eventually becoming the biggest market in the industry in the not-so-distant future.

Hong Kong reports Seychelles as new dream destination

Journalists from Hong Kong were at the center of a cultural night at La Plaine St. Andre for a unique blend of Seychelles’ cultural food and traditional music.

Seychelles discusses tourism plans for Hong Kong and China

The private sector tourism trade from the Seychelles made time as they were in Hong Kong for the inaugural flight of their national airline to Hong Kong to meet as a group to hear from Cramer Ball, th

Air Seychelles celebrates the start of flights to Hong Kong

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, commenced services to Hong Kong.

Hong Kong and Indonesia to strengthen cruise tourism cooperation

The governments of Hong Kong and Indonesia are set to strengthen their collaboration in the cruise tourism sector to bring more cruise liners to both countries.

Hong Kong overwhelmed by flood of visitors from mainland China

BEIJING, China - A senior Chinese government official on Saturday rebuffed growing complaints from Hong Kong that a flood of visitors from mainland China was overwhelming the tiny territory, saying it

HK tourism chief: No more mainland cities should be added to...

HONG KONG - No more mainland cities should be added to the individual visit scheme until Hong Kong has the infrastructure to cope with them, the tourism chief and a former Legislative Council presiden

Gold dining experience in Hong Kong for a mere USD11,347

HONG KONG - One-star Michelin restaurant, Gold by Harlan Goldstein, has introduced an exclusive 8-course gastronomic journey for 8 persons, featuring luxury ingredients and gourmet dishes that will im

Hong Kong tourism up 16 percent

HONG KONG - The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced today that total visitor arrivals in 2012 reached 48,615,113, an increase of 16.0% over the 2011 yearly total.

Hong Kong forum promotes cruise development in Asia

HONG KONG - Hong Kong embarked on its first-ever international cruise forum this morning (22 January) at Hotel ICON.

Green Globe certifies Le Meridien Cyberport in Hong Kong

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced certification of Le Meridien Cyberport in Hong Kong, SAR.

Shangri-La Hotel, Yangzhou opens in storied city of poets, merchants and...

HONG KONG - Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts marked the opening of its 35th hotel in mainland China today with the debut of the Shangri-La Hotel, Yangzhou in Jiangsu Province.

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre named Asia’s Best for the...

HONG KONG - The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (‘HKCEC’) has been voted ‘Asia’s Best Convention and Exhibition Centre’ for the tenth time by readers of CEI Asia, the region’s p

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts arrives on the shore of ‘China’s Hawaii’

HONG KONG - Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts officially arrived on the shore of 'China's Hawaii' this week with the opening of the 337-room Shangri-La Hotel, Haikou on Hainan Island.

Shangri-La releases Android mobile application

HONG KONG - Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announced the release of the Android version of its smartphone application today.

Hong Kong still top destination for mainland tourists

Hong Kong's tax-free retail sales, proximity to the mainland and reputation for genuine goods will allow the city to keep its position as the top destination for mainland shoppers, in spite of any rec

Beijing and Hong Kong to boost tourism cooperation

Promoting high value-added projects such as exhibition and conference activities will be a key area of cooperation in the tourism industry between Beijing and Hong Kong, Beijing's vice-mayor said on T

Asia Jet and Jet Edge International announce collaborative fleet expansion

HONG KONG - Asia Jet, the Hong Kong based Charter Management and aviation leader in Asia, has joined forces in a strategic relationship with Jet Edge International; one of the fastest growing Charter

Hong Kong expecting more Chinese tour groups over Golden Week

HONG KONG - The Travel Industry Council has said the number of mainland tour groups visiting Hong Kong is expected to rise by about 10 percent during China's Golden Week holiday which starts from toda

Hong Kong remains world’s freest economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Hong Kong remains the world's freest economy according to the findings of the Economic Freedom of the World: 2012 Annual Report.

Japan to deport Chinese arrested over disputed islands

HONG KONG - Japan will deport 14 detained Chinese nationals who were arrested over a disputed island chain in the East China Sea, Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Osamu Fujimura said on Friday in a res

Cathay Pacific posts biggest first-half loss in decade

HONG KONG — Hong Kong's biggest carrier, Cathay Pacific Airways posted its biggest first-half loss in a decade.

PATA launches the PATA Hong Kong Chapter

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the launch of the new PATA Hong Kong Chapter on July 27, 2012 at the Hotel ICON, in Kowloon, Hong Kong, on the eve