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.

Ovolo Central

After a major transformation, Ovolo Central joins Ovolo Woolloomooloo Sydney and Ovolo The Valley Brisbane in the Small Luxury Hotels (SLH) collection. SLH and Ovolo share many of the same philosophies celebrating individuality, quirks and characters, and ensuring a consistently high standard is delivered differently and effortlessly.

Ovolo Group Founder & CEO Calls For Industry Assistance During Trying Times in Hong Kong

Ovolo Group's founder & CEO, Girish Jhunjhnuwala, has called on the Hong Kong Government for assistance for the local hospitality industry given the current economic downturn in the region. The situation in Hong Kong has hit been felt across all corners of the city including the retail, aviation and financial sectors, with the tourism industry being the hardest hit.

What Price Loyalty? - Recent SHTM Research provides strong evidence that hotels are justified to invest in loyalty programmes

Loyalty programmes have long been a feature of the hotel sector, but little evidence has traditionally supported whether they represent an operationally and financially beneficial form of investment. Yet a recent study by Dr Dan Wang of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and her co-researchers provides strong evidence that hotels are justified in making such investments, and provides suggestions for how hotels can further capitalise on the benefits.