Sweet 20.World Party” –  the 20th Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade brought some of the world’s best performances to Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. A total of 34 performing groups from 11 countries and regions showcased their talents to 150,000 spectators, as they celebrated the most important traditional Chinese festival of, Read More

  There will be parades and marching bands, towering floats and a symphony of lights, dancers and acrobats, excited crowds and the throwing of beads, and finally soaring fireworks lighting up the sky and the harbour. Yes, the Chinese New Year approaches and once again Hong Kong prepares for the party. It all starts, Read More


by Bea Broda Hong Kong is an infinite paradise of dining choices, regardless of the preferences of your palate, offering superb cuisine from around the world and an infinite choice of restaurants. It is best described as a type of eclectic cuisine with extensive influences from Cantonese cuisine and parts of non-Cantonese-speaking China.Traditional Chinese, Read More

THE largest airport in China opened in the southern city of Guangzhou Thursday, establishing a giant freight and passenger hub in the country’s manufacturing heartland to rival neighboring Hong Kong. Baiyun International Airport in the capital of Guangdong Province — dubbed the factory of the world which is responsible for over a third of, Read More

Our good-news heading tells the story in a nutshell!  Visitors are flocking to Hong Kong in greater numbers than ever. Arrivals have passed the 10 million mark at the year’s halfway stage for the first time ever. The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced on 1 August that visitors to the region totalled 10,012,618, Read More

Every day of the year, Hong Kong is a shopper’s dream-come-true. But between 26 June and 31 August this year, shopping in Hong Kong will become even more exciting. Those are the dates for the region’s summertime 2004 Hong Kong Shopping Festival … a sensational extravaganza that highlights the best of shopping in the, Read More

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is delighted to announce the appointment of experienced and well-known hotelier, Mr Peter French, as the new general manager for their flagship, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, effective July 2004.

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is pleased to announce that visitor arrivals in March this year totalled 1,732,326, a growth of 28.6% over the same month in 2003. Both long- and short-haul markets recorded positive growth for the month. Arrivals from Mainland China continued to show the strongest growth, increasing 47.0% in March, Read More

Hong Kong enjoys a reputation as ‘the Hollywood of the East’ and the international popularity of Hong Kong movies and movie stars has helped promote worldwide interest in the city as a tourist destination. Now comes the Avenue of Stars, a major attraction that will enhance the city’s appeal and provide an opportunity to, Read More

Experiencing a major festival in Hong Kong is an enchanting and memorable occasion for visitors. It is also one of the best ways to discover and appreciate the unique culture of this modern East-meets-West destination. The first festival of the spring line-up is the Tin Hau Festival, which this year falls on 11 May., Read More