As the country’s largest airline, Air Canada is keenly aware of the cultural and economic ties which bind it to Hong Kong. Daily flights from the city to Vancouver and Toronto underline those connections. However, the airline is now plotting a new strategy which keeps Hong Kong at the heart of its operations but strives to capitalise on the potential of the Greater Bay Area initiative. More
Transport-hub Hong Kong is an ideal gateway for those wishing to experience the Asia-Pacific region, which is one of the reasons travel-services comparison site KAYAK plumped to base its regional headquarters in the city. More
According to a HKTDC consumer survey, over 80% of mainland seniors interviewed had travelled in the past year. New-generation elders enjoy visiting new places and are taking after the young by going on holiday whenever they like. A reputable mainland travel agent, CYTS Tours Guangdong Railway Co Ltd, is faring particularly well in elderly tours and rail tours. Vice President, Du Hui, shared his views on the mainland elderly tour market. More
Korean duty-free brand The Shilla hopes to redefine the travel retail experience inside Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) after introducing its series of Beauty&You concept store last year, allowing customers to mix and match combinations of cosmetics and perfume with fashion and accessories. More
With social media now one of the biggest influences on where tourists choose to go and technology letting them cut out the middle man and arrange trips themselves, a breed of discerning traveller is emerging – adventurers hungry for more than a trip to the local market or tours to local landmarks, who crave more authentic, immersive experiences when they hit the road.
With immediate effect, Hainan is to grant overseas-owned yachts access to eight of its surrounding coastal areas – Dongying, Boao, Shimei Bay (off the Shenzhou Peninsula), Haitang Bay, Nanshan, Longmu Bay, Qizi Bay and Lingao Cape. This entitlement will extend until 15 January 2020. More
A veteran of Hong Kong’s real-estate scene – he founded the ACTS Group in 2005 – entrepreneur Carl Gouw has recently launched lifestyle brand Canvas, which offers complimentary stays at Asia-based hotel and residential developments, sessions with a life coach and the chance to network with its members. More