Now is the Best Time to Travel to Hong Kong – Here’s Why

Hong Kong is ready to welcome visitors from all around the world once again with open arms and open doors.

Dr. Pang Yiu-kai, Chairman of the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), shares that “Hong Kong is back on the map for global travelers with more excitement to offer than ever before. I am confident that Hong Kong’s vibrant east-meets-west culture together with our iconic and brand-new attractions and immersive experiences will attract travelers back for an epic and unforgettable journey.”

Mr. Jack So, Chairman of Airport Authority Hong Kong, adds, “HKIA has always been a major international aviation hub. We are confident that passenger traffic will continue to rise.”

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Photo from Hong Kong Tourism Board

Why Now is the Best Time for Hong Kong Travel

They’re going to have a massive giveaway.

Who doesn’t love free stuff? To entice globetrotters to embark on a long-awaited visit to Hong Kong, 500,000 free air tickets will be given away by the Airport Authority Hong Kong to different markets in phases through three home-based carriers – Cathay Pacific Airways, Hong Kong Express, and Hong Kong Airlines – starting from March 2023.

They’re offering enticing welcoming offers.

An array of enticing welcoming offers from over 16,000 outlets across the city have been put together by the HKTB and the tourism and hospitality sectors to welcome back visitors. At the initial stage, at least one million Hong Kong Goodies visitor consumption vouchers will be given out, covering a complimentary welcome drink at participating bars, restaurants, and hotels, or a cash voucher to be redeemed in the transportation, culinary and retail sectors, as well as attractions.

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Photo from Hong Kong Tourism Board

There are so many new experiences and events to look forward to.

Visitors can look forward to new and upgraded attractions introduced in the past few years alongside Hong Kong’s all-time iconic experiences. Most notable among the dozens of new developments are M+ and Hong Kong Palace Museum at the West Kowloon Cultural District, the new sixth-generation Peak Tram, Water World Ocean Park, the new night-time show Momentous at Hong Kong Disneyland, and enhanced waterfront promenades offering spectacular new ways to admire Victoria Harbour.

In addition, Hong Kong will host a year-round calendar of more than 250 events and festivals across 2023. Highlights include the Hong Kong Marathon, the Clockenflap music festival, Art Basel, the Museum Summit 2023, Hong Kong Rugby Sevens, Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival, and New Year Countdown Celebrations, showcasing the dynamic and diverse appeal of the city.

With its peerless facilities, event spaces, and networking opportunities, Hong Kong has more than 100 international MICE events planned for 2023, providing excellent platforms for different sectors to seize business opportunities.

BONUS: They have a new campaign.

The Hello Hong Kong promotional campaign has also been rolled out worldwide to send the positive message that Hong Kong is back with new exciting experiences awaiting visitors in light of the lifting of all entry restrictions to Hong Kong.

The campaign includes a series of vibrant thematic videos that feature business leaders, social influencers, Hong Kong Super Fans, and Hong Kong celebrities including Cantopop legends Aaron Kwok, Sammi Cheng, and Kelly Chen, showcasing the city’s array of thrilling new experiences.

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