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  • Taiwan-Japan travel witnesses rising passenger numbers

    Published on : Friday, July 14, 2017

    Thanks to the increasing number of tourism exchanges between Taiwan and Japan, both cruise operators as well as airlines has witnessed a rising number of travellers passing between these two nations in the initial three months of this year as …

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  • Amadeus launches new marketplace for destination content

    Published on : Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    With a myriad of adventures and experiences awaiting travellers, the tours and activities market is booming. Travel activities account for 9% of global travel revenue and this segment is growing faster than the total travel market.   However, no longer …

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  • Wego reveals destinations to suit every travelling style this Ramadan

    Published on : Thursday, June 1, 2017

    Wego.com, the largest travel marketplace in the Middle East examines emerging Ramadan destinations for families, couples and singles, and suggests some new and exciting destinations to suit each.   “It’s the busiest travel time of the year for Wego audiences …

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  • A study on the trend and growth of Hong Kong tourism and hotel industry

    Published on : Thursday, May 11, 2017

    In the current scenario, Hong Kong is a growing hub of tourism with a growing population of 7.9 million and per capita GDP of USD 37777.26 respectively. The country ranks 13 out of 141 countries in terms of Travel and …

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  • The Peninsula offering insight into Dragon Boat festival

    Published on : Wednesday, May 10, 2017

    A unique tradition with a long and colourful history, the annual Dragon Boat Festival is one of the most eagerly anticipated dates in the Hong Kong calendar. To mark this year’s festivities on 30 May, The Peninsula Hong Kong is …

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  • Tourism bounce back slowly

    Published on : Thursday, May 4, 2017

    The HK$5.45 billion funding for the expansion of Hong Kong’s Disneyland by the Legislative Council was primarily glitch-free. Regardless of the criticism that government could have easily used the chance to win a lucrative deal from Walt Disney.   Passing …

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  • Hong Kong’s duty free stores are now under China tourism

    Published on : Friday, April 7, 2017

    China National Travel Service Group has beaten the LVMH’s DFS and South Korea’s Lotte Group and won the right to function all alcohol and tobacco duty-free stores at Hong Kong International Airport.   This major move will hereafter allow the …

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  • First MTR South Western rail wins government award

    Published on : Monday, March 27, 2017

    Hong Kong-based MTR has been awarded by the Department for Transport to run South Western rail services for seven years starting in August in partnership with FirstGroup.     First MTR South Western Trains Limited will use the experience of …

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  • Hong Kong declares complimentary treats for MICE travellers

    Published on : Thursday, March 23, 2017

    In 2016, Hong Kong witnessed a 9.9% growth in MICE arrivals and also a strong double-digit growth in a few long-haul and short-haul markets.   In order to maintain this momentum, MEHK (Meetings and Exhibitions Hong Kong) that represents a …

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  • Hong Kong’s first sightseeing restaurant bus goes into service

    Published on : Thursday, March 16, 2017

    Offering tourists and locals a fresh experience of sightseeing and dining, Hong Kong has introduced its first sightseeing restaurant bus which went into service from March 15th, China’s Xinhua news agency reported.   Known as ‘Crystal Bus’, the service “combines …

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  • Hong Kong eager to achieve double digit growth of Indonesian travellers

    Published on : Thursday, March 9, 2017

    Hong Kong is planning to raise the number of Indonesian tourists at a double digit rate that can be compared to the 12.3% year-on-year growth in the year 2016 and this would be possible by introducing more Muslim-friendly facilities.   …

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  • Hong Kong investors to buy Vancouver hotel for $145 billion

    Published on : Thursday, March 2, 2017

    A joint venture from Hong Kong has been planning to purchase Rosewood Hotel Georgia of Vancouver for a price of nearly 4145 million from Delta Land Development Limited.   Brad Simmons who is the director of sales and marketing of …

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  • Hong Kong ready for Disneyland’s third hotel

    Published on : Friday, February 17, 2017

    Hong Kong is getting ready to welcome the third hotel of Disneyland that would be opened to the masses on 30th April. It would be named the Disney Explorer’s Lodge, and the room rates of the hotel would start from …

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  • Hong Kong Outbound – 2016 buoyant, 2017 Positive Outlook

    Published on : Tuesday, February 7, 2017

    Substantial in size and high in per capita spending, in 2015, Hong Kong spent US$22.9 billion on international travel and ranked Asia’s 3rd largest / World’s 11th largest source market! In fact, affluent FIT dominates the city’s outbound!     …

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  • Romantic Moments At The Excelsior, Hong Kong

    Published on : Friday, February 3, 2017

    The Excelsior, Hong Kong has launched an accommodation offer for couples. Be it a Valentine’s celebration, marriage proposal, wedding anniversary or birthday occasion, the hotel’s Romantic Moments Room Package contains all the ingredients needed for a memorable experience.   Couples …

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  • Norwegian Star changes itinerary due to mechanical issue

    Published on : Saturday, January 28, 2017

    Mechanical fault in the propulsion unit of the Norwegian Star cruise ship, forced the cruise-line to alter the itinerary of the cruise ship. The information was revealed by the cruise-line on 27th January.     The cruise ship initially departed …

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  • Hong Kong is one of the most visited countries globally

    Published on : Thursday, January 26, 2017

    In spite of drop in Chinese visitors, Hong Kong is still one of the most visited countries of the world. It will be improving its quality of travel experience to keep its visitors engaged.   Although having a 3.9% decline …

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  • J Plus Hotel by YOO presents special ‘Art of Fragrance in YOO Style’ package

    Published on : Monday, January 16, 2017

    In order to celebrate the upcoming Valentine’s Day, the artsy J Plus Hotel by YOO will collaborate with Yeongi Fragrance for the very first time to create the ultimate romance package for couples visiting Hong Kong’s first boutique hotel.  Inspired …

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  • Technical glitch forces Etihad Airways flight to make emergency landing

    Published on : Thursday, January 12, 2017

    An Abu Dhabi bound Etihad Airways flight had to make emergency landing at the airport in Hong Kong after the flight encountered a mechanical glitch onboard on 11th January, Wednesday.     The Etihad airways flight EY833 initially took off …

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  • Infinity International Travel and GSTC sign contract to conduct training program in China

    Published on : Wednesday, January 4, 2017

    The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) and Infinity International Travel signed an agreement for Infinity and its subsidiary organizations to conduct the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) in People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan.     …

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