Hot Spot

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Hong Kong, the city where east meets west, boasts a wealth of shopping, dining and entertainment attraction. Tourism is one of Hong Kong’s four pillar industries and the city has rich experience in serving hotel guests, cruise passengers and conference delegates to international standards. Hong Kong’s prosperous and well-travelled local population presents exciting opportunities for travel service companies, while the city’s strategic location within five hours’ flight of half the world’s population secures its popularity as a leisure and business travel destination. Hong Kong is well known for being home to some of the world’s finest hotels and the rapid growth of business and leisure travel in Asia has increased demand for accommodation at every price level.

Shifting from hard skills to soft skills in training and development in the hospitality industry - A Glass Ceiling to Shatter

Efforts to shatter the "glass ceiling" and promote women's equality in the hospitality and tourism workplace must start in universities, according to Professor Basak Denizci Guillet, Ph.D. graduate Dr Anna Pavesi, Professor Cathy Hsu and Dr Karin Weber of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Hong Kong Tourism Board Launches A Standardized Hygiene Protocol To Assure Visitors Of A Safe And Healthy Stay

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced today the launch of a standardized COVID-19 hygiene protocol in partnership with the Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (HKQAA), one of the leading conformity assessment bodies in the territory, providing unified guidelines on hygiene and anti-epidemic measures for tourism-related industries.