HONG KONG – Harbour Plaza Hong Kong is pleased to announce that it has won the “Best Independent Hotel” award by TravelWeekly (Asia) Industry Awards 2008, held at the Marriott Hotel in Singapore on July 17, 2008.

The TravelWeekly (Asia) Industry Awards 2008 is a culmination of 2.2 million online votes from readers and industry professionals, and it is aimed at acknowledging some of Asia’s most outstanding performers in the tourism industry. Categorized into six areas: Tourism Products and Services (accommodations, airlines, business events, cruises, destinations and car rental); Tourism-related Entities (travel agencies, national tourism organizations and hospitality organizations); Personality; Online and Technology; Marketing Promotions and Best Employer.

The award not only recognizes the distinctive and exceptional performance of Harbour Plaza Hong Kong, but also identifies them as movers and shakers in the hospitality industry. “We are extremely proud of having won this award from TravelWeekly (Asia) Industry Awards 2008 and are honored to have our hard work recognized alongside such prestigiously keen competition. This award will inspire us to work even harder to exceed expectations and reach new heights,” said Mr. Jonathan A. Wilson, general manager of Harbour Plaza Hong Kong.

About Harbour Plaza Hong Kong

Harbour Plaza Hong Kong, a deluxe hotel with 554 beautifully-appointed rooms and serviced suites, is located along the Kowloon waterfront offering breathtaking views of Victoria Harbour. Conveniently situated next to the Wonderful Worlds of Whampoa, the hotel is adjacent to the Ferry Piers traveling to Central, Wanchai and North Point and is only five minutes from the downtown Tsimshatsui business and shopping district. Key facilities include wireless broadband Internet service available throughout the hotel, a deluxe fitness center with sauna, steam bath and Spa Services, a rooftop pool featuring a one-sided glass wall overlooking the harbor, seven renowned restaurants, a 4,500 sq ft. Grand Ballroom and three versatile function rooms for meetings and conferences.