Hot Spot

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.

In the News

Global Wellness Summit Announces Prominent Co-Chairs from Asia to Curate 13th Annual Conference - First to be Held in Hong Kong

The Global Wellness Summit (GWS), the foremost gathering of international leaders in the $4.2 trillion global wellness economy, today named Catherine Feliciano-Chon, a leading brand development and communications expert with offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai, and Tokyo-based spa/wellness investor and entrepreneur Yoriko Soma to co-chair the leading conference on the business of wellness.

PolyU School of Hotel and Tourism Management signs a Tripartite Agreement to establish the Greater Bay Area Tourism Research Alliance

The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), the School of Tourism Management of the Sun Yet-Sen University (SYSU) in Guangzhou, and the Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) in Macau, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today for establishing the Greater Bay Area Tourism Research Alliance (the Alliance).

PolyU School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) + Hotel ICON Consultancy Launched

The mission of the SHTM is to engineer knowledge transfer to the hospitality industry and education institutes. Recently, SHTM successfully combined the research prowess of the School with Hotel ICON's practical experience and endeavour, launching SHTM+ICON Consultancy to offer professional hospitality related consultancy services to the industry.

ISHC Rising Star Award goes to Kieran Bestall of Hilton at HICAP

Bestall is the Senior Director of Development in Asia for Hilton Worldwide and is responsible for expanding Hilton's portfolio of brands across the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions. Bestall was nominated by Benjamin Hirasawa, ISHC, Partner and Head of Hospitality for Asia of law firm Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore Pte Ltd.