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Category: Hong Kong Travel News

Hong Kong travel & tourism news for travel and tourism professionals and visitors. Find breaking news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours, and transportation in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Travel information is about new developments, challenges, and reports reflecting travel and tourism.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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…

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!

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

Pacific World reveals new programs for #bringchangewithME 

editor editor- November 19, 2019

Initiative to Support Sustainable Development and Behavior Change Continues to Expand Around the World Pacific World, the leading global destination ... Read More

Vietjet launches Da Nang flights from Hong Kong and Singapore

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 8, 2019

Vietjet announced the launch of two new international routes, connecting Da Nang, the world’s famous beach destination in Vietnam, with ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International to debut in Thailand with four new hotels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 5, 2019

Swiss-Belhotel International has revealed plans to make its debut in Thailand, as the company’s expansion plans continue to gather pace. ... Read More

Dream Cruises ship rescues three men from their sinking boat

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 2, 2019

Dream Cruises’ cruise ship, Genting Dream, was quick to response to a sinking boat in distress and performed a life-saving ... Read More

Ovolo Group expands to Bali with Kuta Beach hotel purchase

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 1, 2019

Ovolo Group announced the purchase today of the Citadines Kuta Beach Bali, the group's first property outside Hong Kong and ... Read More

Hong Kong Tourism Board appoints new Executive Director

editor editor- October 31, 2019

Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) Chairman Dr Pang Yiu-kai today announced the appointment of Mr. Dane Cheng as Executive Director ... Read More

Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui district in Kowloon: Tourism and protests this weekend

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 27, 2019

Hong Kong is currently in its fifth month of protests, which have plunged it into its biggest political crisis in ... Read More

Hong Kong protests send tourism into a free fall

editor editor- October 15, 2019

Even though tourism in Hong Kong right now is in a free fall due to the ongoing protests, what it ... Read More

Hong Kong no mask law evokes new protests

editor editor- October 8, 2019

The recent decision by Hong Kong authorities to invoke emergency law and ban face masks has resulted in a period ... Read More

Protest Tourism to Hong Kong?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 5, 2019

Anybody doing 'Protest tourism to Hong Kong? I'm bored and I've got a stockpile of gas masks and umbrellas. Let's ... Read More

Urgent Hong Kong update for visitors

editor editor- October 2, 2019

Yesterday were the National Day Celebrations in Hong Kong – a national holiday this year marking 70 years of Communist ... Read More

Hong Kong Protests: A day of grief coming on Tuesday?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 30, 2019

While the Hong Kong Tourism Board continues to assure visitors in Hong Kong are staying clear away from now more ... Read More

Ovolo Group CEO calls for hospitality industry assistance during trying times in Hong Kong

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 19, 2019

Ovolo Group’s founder & CEO, Girish Jhunjhnuwala, has called on the Hong Kong Government for assistance for the local hospitality ... Read More

Situation for tourists in Hong Kong this weekend

editor editor- September 7, 2019

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) and eTurboNews have been in contact regarding the ongoing situation with protests in the ... Read More

How to get to or from Hong Kong Airport after MTR train system was suspended?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 1, 2019

The MTR train connecting Hong Kong, Kowloon and the International Airport has been suspended until further notice after anti-government protesters ... Read More

Hong Kong Tourism remains open and safe, while new protests emerge quickly

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 31, 2019

Hong Kong Tourism Board in cooperation with MTR is working around the clock to assure a smooth travel experience for ... Read More

Visiting Hong Kong now? A surprising Hong Kong Travel update

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 23, 2019

Travel to Hong Kong is definitely an exciting journey for first-time tourists. At the same time, it's a routine trip ... Read More

Hong Kong pro-democracy protests take toll on local tour operators, retailers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 23, 2019

With trip planners turned away from Hong Kong amid ongoing mass pro-democracy protests, Hong Kong shopkeepers and those working in ... Read More

Employee of British consulate in Hong Kong detained in Chinese border city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 21, 2019

An employee of UK consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in Chinese border city of Shenzhen for 'violating the ... Read More

Hong Kong Tourism Board ignores crisis promising a hassle-free family getaway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 17, 2019

Discover HongKong , the official website of the Hong Kong Tourism Board is promising tourists wanting to visit the Chinese ... Read More

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center continues to invest in $128 million advancement project

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 16, 2019

The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center continues to be the choice venue for international organizers staging world-class exhibitions and ... Read More

Beijing forces Cathay Pacific Airways’ chief to resign over Hong Kong protests

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 16, 2019

Rupert Hogg was forced to resign today as Cathay Pacific Airways' Chief Executive Officer, following Beijing's pressure on the airline ... Read More

Genting Hong Kong secures €2.6 billion financing for Dream Cruises’ two new Global Class ships

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 16, 2019

Genting Hong Kong (GHK) announced that it has signed loan agreements of EUR 2.6 billion with a consortium led by ... Read More

Hong Kong looks set to suffer a dramatic drop in visitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 13, 2019

A freshly updated report has revealed that the recent wave of pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, culminating in the closure ... Read More