Tag: Hong Kong

Indian visitor arrivals to Hong Kong soar up by 7.3%

Hong Kong had registered a growth of 7.3% from India. Close to 83,000 Indian visitors arrived in Hong Kong in Q1 2019. While Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru continue to be top three source markets; there is a growing demand from Ahmedabad, Cochin and Pune. In 2018, 50% of overnight visitor arrivals were from the young […]

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Hong Kong Tourism Board teams up with National Geographic on Great Outdoors Hong Kong Campaign

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has joined forces with National Geographic to promote its 10th annual ‘Great Outdoors’ campaign. The campaign will include an authoritative guidebook and collaborative content with insights from National Geographic photographers and trail experts. Visitors to Hong Kong can now discover Hong Kong through the contrasting lenses of the ‘One […]

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Hong Kong Tourism boosts ‘Discover Hong Kong Like A Local’ campaign with Bollywood actress Yami Gautam

Hong Kong has been one of the most popular destinations among Indians. Recently, Hong Kong has seen a rising interest among young, mid-career independent travellers who are looking for more undiscovered and lesser-known experiences. To lure more Indians to visit the city and get a taste of its local culture, the Hong Kong Tourism Board […]

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Eatigo receives follow-on investment from TripAdvisor

Eatigo, the restaurant reservation platform in Southeast Asia, has received a follow-on investment from its existing strategic investor, TripAdvisor, bringing its total raise across all its investors till date to over USD 25 million. The pre-series C investment for Eatigo comes as TripAdvisor’s restaurant business unit and its subsidiary, TheFork, look to help expand Eatigo’s […]

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Tourist arrivals to Hong Kong rises by 11% for April 2018

Hong Kong sees tourism boom in April as Tourism Board experienced 12.3% year on year jump in travel and retail industry. The tourist arrivals rose 11% for April on a year earlier, meaning the third month of large growth in a row, the Tourism Board said. Meanwhile, the government said retail sales jumped 12.3% year […]

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Klook aims to tap travellers through mobile platform

Shruti Dugar | Kolkata In a bid to encourage the Free Independent Travel (FIT), Klook, an abbreviation of “Keep looking” was launched by Eric Gnock Fah who is the COO & Co-founder. Speaking exclusively to Travel News Digest Fah cited that Klook, an in-destination services booking platform, was formed so as to enable people to […]

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Ocean Park Hong Kong buckles up for Christmas extravagance

Ocean Park Hong Kong Christmas Sensation will begin on 11 December 2017 with park-wide festivities. Headlining this year’s celebration will be the first-ever virtual reality (VR) roller coaster in Hong Kong, as the Park combines the popular Mine Train with cutting-edge technology to deliver a brand new and exciting sensory experience to guests. Together with […]

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Hong Kong receives 89% hotel room occupancy in 2017

Hong Kong has seen an enormous growth in tourists this year than in 2016 with an increase in the  number of tourists providing hotel business in Hong Kong to thrive and injected the business with 89% hotel room occupancy. This also helped in an increase of 6.6% in demand for hotel rooms in Hong Kong. […]

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Hong Kong organises India travel mission

Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) recently organised an annual travel mission in India to target the growing segments in leisure and MICE sector. Around 31 Hong Kong trade partners participated in the programme with an aim to engage directly and continue to build strong relationships with the Indian trade and develop new and attractive itineraries […]

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Hong Kong’s new exotic Disney Explorers Lodge all set to open in April 2017

The new Disney Explorers Lodge, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort’s third hotel, is all set to open on April 30. At Disney Explorers Lodge, guests are inspired to explore and dream as they are immersed in the adventures of intrepid explorers, with the motto ‘ad explorare et somniare’ (to explore and dream). The seven-storey Disney Explorers […]

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