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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.

Second GBA Smart Tourism Forum Successfully Held at the SHTM

On 17 December 2021, the Second GBA Smart Tourism Forum was successfully held online and offline at the SHTM. The Forum was organised by the SHTM and its Hospitality and Tourism Research Centre together with STR, and was supported by the School of Tourism Management of Sun Yat-sen University and the Macao Institute for Tourism Studies and sponsored by the University Grants Committee, Hong Kong Tourism Board and Pacific Asia Travel Association.

Turning Crisis into Opportunity: How Hong Kong’s Quarantine Hotels Build Brand Love

Surviving hotel quarantine, whether for a mandated seven, 14, or 21 days, is no easy feat. But amid challenging times for the hospitality industry, government-enforced hotel quarantine schemes all over the world – perhaps most notably in Hong Kong – have offered opportunities for hotel companies to demonstrate what “hospitality” truly means for their brand.