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Published on : Thursday, July 2, 2015
Hong Kong is always favored for short distance outbound travel during summer vacation. UnionPay International announced on June 29, UnionPay becomes the official payment brand of Hong Kong Summer Fun campaign held by Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) until Aug. 31, 2015. It is available for all tourists to join in the luck draw at the airport on arrival and departure. Participants will have the opportunity to win HK$1,000 or HK$50,000 UnionPay prepaid cards sponsored by UnionPay International. UnionPay International and HKTB are committed to create a more wonderful traveling and purchase experience for tourists.
Visitors arriving at Hong Kong International Airport can take part in the Instant Mega Draw. The prizes include HK$1,000 UnionPay prepaid card (500 shares in total), attractions tickets and etc. In addition, the tourists can participate in another lucky draw – Return to Hong Kong like a Millionaire at the airport on departure. Winner will be able visit Hong Kong on a four-day, three-night trip with one a family member or friend, the prizes also include HK$50,000 UnionPay prepaid card (10 shares in total).
Currently, UnionPay cards can be accepted at almost all ATMs and POS terminals in Hong Kong and over 3,000 merchants provide exclusive UnionPay privileges, covering shopping, catering, hotels, tourist attractions especially many well-known merchants such as The Harbor City, Toys R Us, Eslite Bookstore.
According to HKTB, from January to April this year, the number of tourists from Chinese mainland visiting Hong Kong has exceeded 15.88 million, with year-on-year growth of over 6.1%. UnionPay has become the preferred payment brand of outbound Chinese tourists, and also for cardholders from Asia and other countries around the world. Particularly in Hong Kong, more and more local consumers use UnionPay cards frequently for daily purchase and international travel.