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05 Jan, 2017, 10:00 ET Los Angeles Rams Cheerleaders And Bluecoats Drum & Bugle Corps Selected To Represent The U.S. As Part Of The 22nd Annual Cathay Pacific Lunar New Year Celebrations In Hong Kong

The Year of the Rooster takes flight with Chinese New Year on January 28, 2017, and Hong Kong is set to commemorate the event in grand style with...


16 Dec, 2016, 13:02 ET Hong Kong Tourism Board Offers Live Satellite Feed of Extended Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations

Ushering in the new year for audiences worldwide, Hong Kong will deliver its biggest and most spectacular New Year Countdown Celebration in...


06 Oct, 2016, 14:25 ET Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival Returns For Its 8th Consecutive Year With Captivating Cocktails And Mesmerizing Bites

 The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is pleased to present the 8th edition of the highly anticipated Wine & Dine Festival, which will be...


23 Sep, 2016, 17:50 ET Asia's World City Gears Up For World-Class Sporting Events

Starting the end of September and into mid-October 2016, Hong Kong will be home to various world-class sporting competitions. Kicking off the...


25 Aug, 2016, 09:00 ET Hong Kong To Star In New NBC TV Show "Better Late Than Never"

 As one of the world's premier destinations offering unique adventures, a culture kaleidoscope, international cuisine, and a colorful...


15 Mar, 2016, 14:00 ET Hong Kong Cruises To New Heights With Strong Passenger Throughput And Ship Call Growth

 Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) released today the strong cruise figures in 2015 at the Seatrade Cruise Global 2016 event in Fort Lauderdale,...


11 Mar, 2016, 09:00 ET Hong Kong And Taiwan For The First Time Jointly Promote Asia Multi-Destination Travel In North American Markets

Hong Kong and Taiwan announced today a first-ever collaboration to jointly promote multi-destination travel in Asia. The tourism boards of both...


17 Feb, 2015, 10:00 ET Hong Kong International Chinese New Year Night Parade Celebrates its 20th Year

 Hong Kong International Chinese New Year Night Parade, one of the biggest Chinese New Year celebrations around the globe is celebrating its...


28 Jan, 2015, 16:46 ET Asia's World City Selects The Denver Broncos NFL Cheerleaders To Represent The U.S. In The 20Th Annual Cathay Pacific Lunar New Year Celebrations

 Award-winning performance groups from around the globe will gather in Hong Kong to participate in this year's Chinese New Year festivities....


18 Dec, 2014, 16:54 ET Ring in the New Year with Hong Kong's Annual Countdown Celebrations

Lighting up the sky once again to celebrate the New Year, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) will stage a "pyromusical" which interweaves...


18 Dec, 2014, 10:30 ET Asia's World City To Host 2015 Virtuoso® Symposium

Hong Kong, one of the world's premier travel destinations, will host luxury travel's most influential individuals from around the world during the...


15 May, 2014, 14:57 ET Art Basel Kicks Off A Month Dedicated To The Arts In Hong Kong

Art Basel Hong Kong, one of the world's most prestigious international art fairs, will return for its second installment in Hong Kong from May 15...


29 Jan, 2014, 06:00 ET Friday, Jan. 31st: Cathay Pacific Int'l Chinese New Year Night Parade In Hong Kong

"New Year Party @ World City" Satellite Feed Broadcasting Worldwide Promptly at 7:15 AM CST / 8:15 AM EST / 5:15 AM PST Hong Kong is ready to...


27 Jan, 2014, 16:39 ET Hong Kong Selects The Washington Redskins NFL Cheerleaders To Perform In The 19th Annual Cathay Pacific International Lunar New Year Celebrations

Tens of Thousands Set to Visit Asia's World City for Annual Chinese New Year Celebration January 31, 2014 On January 31, Hong Kong will...


30 Dec, 2013, 16:33 ET Hong Kong Tourism Board Shares Largest "Pyrotechnic Musical" Display in Event History via Live Satellite Feed for Broadcasting Worldwide

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31st: Hong Kong New Year's Eve Countdown Celebrations For the seventh year in a row, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) will...


30 May, 2013, 15:50 ET Experience "Asia's World City" in the Heart of Los Angeles at Hong Kong Live at The Grove

  WHAT:        On June 14 -16th, 2013 the Hong Kong Tourism Board will present "Hong Kong Live at The Grove"...


29 Mar, 2013, 09:00 ET Hong Kong's Rich & Expansive Art Culture To Attract Global Spotlight At Inaugural Art Basel Hong Kong

As the third-largest art auction center in the world, Hong Kong continues to garner international acclaim as the art mecca of Asia, prompting the...


10 Feb, 2013, 00:01 ET Today, Feb. 10th: Cathay Pacific Int'l Chinese New Year Night Parade in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is ready to celebrate the "Year of the Snake" in spectacular style with the 18th International Chinese New Year Night Parade – a...


31 Dec, 2012, 00:01 ET TODAY: Hong Kong New Year's Eve Countdown Celebrations

Slated to be the largest in the event's six-year history, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is taking its annual Hong Kong New Year Countdown...


31 Dec, 2011, 02:13 ET HONG KONG NEW YEAR COUNTDOWN CELEBRATIONS

For the fifth year in a row, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is organising the Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations on the night...


21 Dec, 2011, 17:01 ET Hong Kong Welcomes 40 Millionth Visitor Celebrating a Record-Breaking Year

Today, Hong Kong welcomed its 40 millionth visitor, American Nancy Ryan from Chicago, ILL., by way of Cathay Pacific flight 807, with a...


06 Jun, 2011, 19:15 ET Hong Kong Will Feature Acclaimed Michelin Star Chefs at Food & Wine Classic in Aspen

The Culinary and Wine Capital of Asia to Present Best Chefs at U.S. Premier Epicurean Festival Get ready to experience the best in Cantonese...


01 Feb, 2011, 15:56 ET Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade Presents World Party in Cosmopolitan Hong Kong

In celebration of the "Year of the Rabbit," the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) will present the 16th Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year...


21 Jan, 2011, 15:05 ET Powerhouse, Top Show Choir in U.S., and LSU Cotton Bowl Winner's Golden Girls & Tiger Girls Dance Teams, to Perform in Hong Kong's Chinese New Year Festivities

Powerhouse, the elite musical ensemble of the John Burroughs High School in Burbank, CA., featured on the "Oprah Winfrey Show" and others –...


10 Jan, 2011, 13:26 ET Hong Kong Readies the Magic for Chinese New Year Feb 3-17 With Spectacular Festivities, Annual Parade and Incredible Travel Packages

Hong Kong is easily one of the most exciting cities on the planet any day of the year – but during Chinese New Year, Asia's "world city"...