Hanging with Santa Claus in Hong Kong

Snow-deprived Hong Kong sounds like an odd pick for a winter getaway, but holidays in this former British colony explode with more Western tradition than Americans realize. Known as the Big Lychee, the island refuses to get out-Christmased by any other metropolis. Megawatt light shows put Vegas to shame. Holiday trees and festive displays exceed […]

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Perfect Place to Experience Best of East Meets West

Gleaming skyscrapers, Michelin-starred noodle stalls, secluded beaches and a buzzing party scene all make Hong Kong the perfect place to experience the best of East meets West. Here are tips about getting the most out of a trip to Hong Kong. Lush greenery and the iconic harbor Home to 7 million people, the former British […]

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The Most Funtastic Places and Activities in Hong Kong

Giant Lantern   Hong Kong’s giant lantern called “Rising Moon” was built as part of Hong Kong’s Mid-Autumn Festival. Part of Hong Kong’s objective in building the lantern is to promote awareness on environmental conservation. As such, a total of 7,000 recycled 5-gallon plastic bottles make up the “Rising Moon.” The “Rising Moon” is powered […]

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Vote for most courteous Immigration Control Officer

The Immigration Department is appealing to travellers to vote in the annual courtesy campaign at Hong Kong’s 10 immigration control points. An Immigration spokesman said, “The campaign will be conducted from November 18 to 24 to encourage staff to provide courteous and efficient services to the public, and will also help promote Hong Kong tourism.” […]

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Visiting Hong Kong for the First time? Check out these 9 Tips!

If we can make any aspect of travel just one bit easier, then we consider our job done. Thus, we’re happy to pass along some tips to ease the stress of going from point A to point B. This Jaunted contributor recently popped over to Hong Kong for the very first time, and now shares […]

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Hong Kong’s Best Peek of the Peak

Victoria Peak At 392m (1,286 ft.), Victoria Peak is Hong Kong Island’s tallest hill, which naturally makes it the best place for spectacular views of the city and surrounding areas. Be sure to bring your camera. If possible, go on a crystal-clear day, since fog — and smog — can greatly curtail vistas (in fact, […]

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Hong Kong may raise tour guide fees by 20 percent

The Travel Industry Council will decide today whether to raise service fees for tour guides by 20 percent. It is estimated that an increase will bring in an additional HK$1 billion in revenue. A source said a committee of the travel body has suggested service fees for tour guides and coach drivers be hiked because […]

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Attractions in Hong Kong – Ferries

Hong Kong is perpetually revving up its sightseeing potential, opening new attractions and revamping older ones, expanding museums or developing new ones, and redesigning organized sightseeing tours to reflect the territory’s changing demographics. On the other hand, if all you want to do is hike or lie on the beach, you can do that, too. […]

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