July 30, 2008

Hong Kong Airport is Voted Best ; Travel

HONG Kong International has been voted the world's best airport in the annual Skytrax survey, which polled more than 8.2 million travellers of over 97 nationalities.

This is the seventh time in eight years that the accolade has been won by Hong Kong.

The World Airport Survey rated more than 190 airports over a ten- month period (from August 2007 to May 2008) on 40 product and service categories including airport accessibility, terminal cleanliness, shopping and dining options, Internet services, staff efficiency, baggage delivery and wait times at security.

Annual UK visitors to Hong Kong in 2007 totalled a record 601,168, an increase of 16.4 per cent on 2006.

Last month, Virgin Atlantic announced that it is increasing its frequency between Heathrow and Hong Kong, currently daily, to twice a day by December.

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