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Hong Kong announces health code plan for cross-border travel
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Hong Kong announces health code plan for cross-border travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 21, 2020

The HKSAR government announced that Hong Kong is in advanced internal talks to reopen the border for local residents living ... Read More

Hong Kong Airlines announces Embrace “Home” Kong flight
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Hong Kong Airlines announces Embrace “Home” Kong flight

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

Hong Kong Airlines will operate a special Embrace “Home” Kong sunset flight on Saturday, October 24, 2020. HX852 will depart ... Read More

Hong Kong and Singapore establish quarantine-free air travel bubble
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Hong Kong and Singapore establish quarantine-free air travel bubble

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

Singapore and Hong Kong have agreed in principle to create an air travel bubble between them that will not require ... Read More

Hong Kong Tourism Launches Hygiene Protocol
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Hong Kong Tourism Launches Hygiene Protocol

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 13, 2020

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced today the launch of a standardized COVID-19 hygiene protocol in partnership with the ... Read More

Ovolo Hotels in Australia and Hong Kong go vegetarian
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Ovolo Hotels in Australia and Hong Kong go vegetarian

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 1, 2020

Ovolo Hotels announced today, on World Vegetarian Day, that all of its restaurants and bars across Australia and Hong Kong ... Read More

Cathay Pacific Airways launches cargo service to Pittsburgh, PA
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Cathay Pacific Airways launches cargo service to Pittsburgh, PA

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 21, 2020

Cathay Pacific Airways today launched a temporary expansion of its operations in the Americas, with a 12-week cargo service linking ... Read More

Hong Kong Secures Multiple First-Ever MICE Events Amidst COVID-19 Challenges
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Hong Kong Secures Multiple First-Ever MICE Events Amidst COVID-19 Challenges

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- September 9, 2020

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has announced that Hong Kong has been chosen as the host city for four ... Read More

Wine and Dine Now Also Available Virtually
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Wine and Dine Now Also Available Virtually

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 31, 2020

Hong Kong is a city of wining and dining and is one of the most popular events in the City ... Read More

Hong Kong government urged to help events industry ride out COVID-19 storm
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Hong Kong government urged to help events industry ride out COVID-19 storm

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 17, 2020

The Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association (HKECIA) presented results of the latest member survey “Impact of COVID-19 to ... Read More

Trump strips Hong Kong of its special status
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Trump strips Hong Kong of its special status

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 14, 2020

US President Donald Trump announced the signing of the 'Hong Kong Autonomy Act' and an executive order ending all preferential ... Read More

Hong Kong Tourism Board hosts World’s First Global Online Forum on Post-Pandemic Travel  
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Hong Kong Tourism Board hosts World’s First Global Online Forum on Post-Pandemic Travel  

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 25, 2020

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) today hosted an online forum entitled “Beyond COVID-19: Global Tourism’s New Normal” – the ... Read More

A Very Special Boeing  has a nickname Uniform Juliett
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A Very Special Boeing has a nickname Uniform Juliett

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 8, 2020

The B-HUJ was the last Boeing 747 retired by Cathay Pacific in 2016. Now it is embarking on a new ... Read More

Hong Kong Airlines: Safety comes first
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Hong Kong Airlines: Safety comes first

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 29, 2020

To help travelers book with confidence and fly with assurance, Hong Kong Airlines has introduced the following to enhance customer ... Read More

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center is ready to welcome events back
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Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center is ready to welcome events back

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center (HKCEC) is ready to welcome events back to Hong Kong. With a series ... Read More

World’s First Tourism Recovery Plan Announced
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World’s First Tourism Recovery Plan Announced

editor editor- May 1, 2020

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is positioning itself to respond with an organized plan to welcome visitors and for ... Read More

The ones to watch: 5 countries on path to recovery from COVID-19
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The ones to watch: 5 countries on path to recovery from COVID-19

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 28, 2020

With over three million confirmed cases and upwards of 200,000 fatalities in the world, there are few signs of the ... Read More

How Hong Kong kept the virus under control?
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How Hong Kong kept the virus under control?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2020

Hong Kong, the City of Lights has always been a tourism and business destination and a melting pot of diversity ... Read More

Hospitality World Loses Statesmen Eric Waldburger
People in Travel & Tourism

Hospitality World Loses Statesmen Eric Waldburger

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 16, 2020

Eric Waldburger - a worldly statesman of the hospitality industry - brought to life a formidable career in international luxury ... Read More

Hong Kong tourism recovery strategy could prove to be a success
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Hong Kong tourism recovery strategy could prove to be a success

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2020

Hong Kong tourism chief, Dane Cheng, stated today that tourism will be returning back to normality in July and the ... Read More

Hong Kong announces mandatory quarantine for all arriving passengers
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Hong Kong announces mandatory quarantine for all arriving passengers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2020

Hong Kong government announced that starting at midnight on March 19, all arriving passengers will be placed under a two-week ... Read More

Wharf Hotels announces new VP of Sales and Marketing
Hotel & Resort News

Wharf Hotels announces new VP of Sales and Marketing

editor editor- March 7, 2020

Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Holger Jakobs as Vice President, Sales & Marketing to oversee the ... Read More

Asia Coronavirus COVID-19 Update: Travel Restrictions, Current Situation
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Asia Coronavirus COVID-19 Update: Travel Restrictions, Current Situation

editor editor- March 5, 2020

In early January 2020, a cluster of pneumonia cases of unknown cause was detected in Wuhan City, Hubei, China. The ... Read More

Israel taking steps to minimize global spread of Coronavirus COVID-19
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Israel taking steps to minimize global spread of Coronavirus COVID-19

editor editor- February 26, 2020

Israel is taking no chances with the outbreak and spread of coronavirus COVID-19. Numerous flights have been cancelled and foreigners ... Read More

Hong Kong pumps $130 million in exhibition and convention industry hurt by coronavirus
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Hong Kong pumps $130 million in exhibition and convention industry hurt by coronavirus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2020

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited, the professional private management company responsible for the daily operation of the ... Read More

Why Hong Kong Tourism should be booming?
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Why Hong Kong Tourism should be booming?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 16, 2020

There may not be a better dime every to explore Hong Kong this time, but the connection to China as ... Read More

Hong Kong Restaurant Week Spring 2020 kicks off
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Hong Kong Restaurant Week Spring 2020 kicks off

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

Jointly presented by DiningCity and HSBC Credit Card, the bi-annual "Hong Kong Restaurant Week Spring 2020" will kick off from ... Read More

Hawaii Coronavirus victim  fights Norwegian Cruise Line
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Hawaii Coronavirus victim fights Norwegian Cruise Line

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2020

Pua Morrison from Maui, Hawaii became the first financial victim of the coronavirus in Hawaii due to corporate greed by ... Read More

China Aircraft Leasing Group receives its first Boeing 787 Dreamliners
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China Aircraft Leasing Group receives its first Boeing 787 Dreamliners

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

China Aircraft Leasing Group (CALC) announce that it has successfully received its first batch of two Boeing 787 Dreamliner passenger ... Read More

Appointment: Marriott Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
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Appointment: Marriott Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2020

Marriott International announces the appointment of Bart Buiring to Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Marriott International Asia Pacific based ... Read More

Symphony of Light New Year in Hong Kong was spectacular in many ways
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Symphony of Light New Year in Hong Kong was spectacular in many ways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2019

The Hong Kong's 2020 New Year party was a dazzling light show illuminated the Hong Kong skyline to celebrate the ... Read More

Hong Kong to kick off 2020 with world-renowned Symphony of Lights
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Hong Kong to kick off 2020 with world-renowned Symphony of Lights

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 30, 2019

In Hong Kong, the iconic Victoria Harbour will take center stage again when Hong Kong ushers in the new year! ... Read More

What is the best city to visit for New Years? Hong Kong, New York or Rio?
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What is the best city to visit for New Years? Hong Kong, New York or Rio?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2019

Hong Kong, New York and Rio had been selected as the three most exciting places to ring in the New ... Read More

Vietjet launches Taipei, Singapore and Hong Kong flights from Da Nang
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Vietjet launches Taipei, Singapore and Hong Kong flights from Da Nang

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 23, 2019

Vietjet has commenced three services connecting Da Nang with the world’s major hubs – Taipei, Singapore and Hong Kong. These ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International debuts in Malaysia with luxury Kuantan hotel
Hotel & Resort News

Swiss-Belhotel International debuts in Malaysia with luxury Kuantan hotel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2019

The Hong Kong-based Swiss-Belhotel International hotel group has announced the launch of its inaugural hotel in Malaysia, marking a major ... Read More

Is Hong Kong Tourism ready to come back strong?  HK Election brings calm…
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Is Hong Kong Tourism ready to come back strong? HK Election brings calm…

editor editor- November 27, 2019

A welcoming trend for Hong Kong and its travel and tourism industry is that it has been calm and peaceful ... Read More

Did you hear the Hong Kong people sing? Stand for Freedom!
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Did you hear the Hong Kong people sing? Stand for Freedom!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 25, 2019

Praise should go to the Hong Kong election workers and civil servants who conducted a free and fair election in ... Read More