To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), major attractions and travel trade providers are offering a variety of ‘smart deals’ to their overseas visitors. This initiative has been designed jointly by the Tourism Commission and the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) under the heading “Celebrate the, Read More

Venture off the beaten track during this year’s Hong Kong Arts Month which runs from 1 to 31 March, away from the high profile gallery and exhibition venues in the city’s commercial centre, to discover an eclectic mix of contemporary and street art. Inside old factory buildings, on street corners and shop security shutters – these, Read More

Lucky is the visitor who is in Hong Kong during Chinese New Year, the city’s biggest and most colourful festival! From 22 January to 12 February it will be impossible not to be caught up in the excitement … festive markets brim with auspicious foods and exquisite flowers, temples are crowded as prayers for, Read More

On New Year’s Eve (31 December), the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) will stage a “Pyromusical”, harmonising fireworks, pyrotechnics, lighting effects and music over the iconic Victoria Harbour and the city’s breathtaking skyline to bring in 2017. This year, the show will be extended from 8 to 10 minutes, with new firework patterns of, Read More

The festive holiday season is fast approaching and there is a flurry of preparations in Hong Kong to ensure that this year’s WinterFest is the most exciting ever for its visitors and residents alike. The excitement of this special season will be felt all over Hong Kong, from the sparkling and romantic Christmas decorations, Read More

“May we live long and share the beauty of the moon together, even if we are hundreds of miles apart,” says a romantic Chinese poem, well known in Hong Kong. Yes, here in Canada and the USA,  we are indeed hundreds of miles from Hong Kong, but why not travel those many miles between, Read More

Hong Kong’s incomparable Chinese heritage gives the city an enduring love of ancient festivities. While many take the form of quiet family affairs, it is the public spectacles, complete with noisy parades, traditional music, dancing lions, fiery dragons, glowing lanterns and crowded temples and public spaces, that best give expression to this most vibrant, Read More

Get ready, Rugby Sevens fans! This year, the Hong Kong Sevens is not just bringing together some of the most talented players from around the world; it’s also brought in top Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth, who made a surprise appearance at Hong Kong’s Ocean Terminal, where he showcased his skilful rugby kick-off by the, Read More

In the West, New Year Celebrations last just one night … with parties and good wishes all round. But in Hong Kong, Asia’s World City, Chinese New Year celebrations last for about 15 days! The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announces that, of course, the highlights occur as the actual date of the New Year is, Read More

Who loves winter? Many people do: young adults who find romance in all the festivities; and families, especially those with children, who all love the fairytale atmosphere that the festive season brings. And as the season is a popular time to travel for all, Hong Kong is the perfect destination. As the season approaches, the, Read More