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Mar 15, 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,...


Mar 11, 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...


Jan 27, 2016, 16:34 ET Hong Kong International Chinese New Year Night Parade Celebrates its 21st Year

Organized by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), the Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade, one of the biggest Chinese New...


Dec 17, 2015, 13:10 ET Hong Kong Tourism Board Provides Live Satellite Feed of "Love & Joy" - A Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebration "Pyromusical"

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


Sep 23, 2015, 09:00 ET Asia's Largest Wine & Epicurean Festival Returns To Hong Kong For The Seventh Consecutive Year

 From October 22-25, Hong Kong will welcome culinary experts and wine enthusiasts from around the world for the Hong Kong Wine & Dine...


Aug 18, 2015, 15:16 ET Cyclists From Around The World Gather In Asia's World City To Participate In The First-Ever Hong Kong Cyclothon

From October 10-11, the first-ever Hong Kong Cyclothon will welcome cyclists from around the world to immerse in the culture and...


Jul 02, 2015, 18:05 ET A Pink Fleet Takes Over Victoria Harbour

 Breast cancer survivors hailing from Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and the UK will compete in the International Breast Cancer...


Apr 13, 2015, 09:00 ET Hong Kong Becomes Host City To Four Major MICE Events

LOS ANGELES, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meetings and Exhibitions Hong Kong (MEHK), the MICE arm of the Hong Kong Tourism Board...


Mar 16, 2015, 14:05 ET Hong Kong Tourism Board Share Results Of Latest Cruise Studies At Cruise Shipping Miami

 Two new studies on Asia's cruise market released today by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) reveal a potential 83 million cruise passengers...


Feb 17, 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...


Jan 28, 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....


Dec 18, 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...


Dec 18, 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...


Nov 26, 2014, 16:27 ET Asia Cruise Fund Welcomes Hainan and the Philippines as New Members

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) and the Taiwan Tourism Bureau (TTB) welcomed two new members to the Asia Cruise Fund, Hainan and the...


May 15, 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...


Mar 21, 2014, 16:41 ET Hong Kong and Taiwan Launch World's First "Asia Cruise Fund" to Encourage Cruise Lines to Develop the Asian Market

 The world's first-ever "Asia Cruise Fund" was announced at Cruise Shipping Miami on March 11th, 2014 by Philip Yung, Commissioner for Tourism...


Jan 29, 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...


Jan 27, 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...


Dec 30, 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...


May 30, 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"...


Mar 29, 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...


Feb 10, 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...


Dec 31, 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...


Dec 31, 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...


Dec 21, 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...