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handy Goes Live for Hong Kong Visitors

September 12, 2012

HONG KONG, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Experience Hong Kong like never before! The handy smartphone rental service, now officially live in Hong Kong, conveniently provides visitors with unlimited 3G internet services, as well as unlimited local and international phone calls. To celebrate the launch of this innovative service — the only one of its kind in the world — from now until September 30, 2012, customers who reserve a handy device online before arriving in Hong Kong can pay only HK$18 per day (original price of HK$68 per day) for their stay.

Each handy smartphone comes preloaded with a Hong Kong city guide, containing insider knowledge of the city’s best restaurants, attractions and entertainment venues. In addition to these services, handy users can also enjoy a handpicked selection of exclusive deals from around the city.

Pay Less, Get More: Forget those sky-high mobile roaming charges. For just HK$68 per day, handy offers unlimited local and international phone calls to 17 countries around the world.

Know Your City: With handy, lugging around cumbersome guidebooks quickly becomes a thing of the past. handy‘s preloaded city guide comes jam-packed with informative content written by local experts who wish to enlighten you on the city’s countless treasures. With over 200 tourist suggestions, and weekly feature articles highlighting everything from upcoming shows to flourishing nightlife areas, handy provides users with the latest happenings in Hong Kong. With just a few clicks, users can easily find their exact location on a map, make reservations at a restaurant, or navigate their way to the nearest attraction.

Indulge Yourself: handy’s exclusive deals include discounted tours, massage packages, and tasting menus at the most prestigious venues. Explore the Chinese delicacies in Pak Loh Chiu Chow Restaurant, and savor the exclusive premium wine at Cheers Wine Cellars. Pamper yourself with a well-deserved massage at Spa L’OCCITANE, or revitalize your body with remedies from Tung Fong Hung and Korean Red Ginseng. Whatever you want, wherever you want to go, handy will be there to make it happen.

handy is the next exciting chapter in travel technology,” said Terence Kwok, CEO and Founder of Tink Labs, the holding company behind handy. “For people visiting Hong Kong, handy incorporates everything they could need — from unlimited local and international calls and 3G internet access, to insider knowledge of the best local attractions and discounts in the city. Visitors are always looking for a unique experience in Hong Kong, and that is exactly what handy will give them,” added Kwok.

He continued, “During the past two weeks, our soft launch has been incredibly successful, with almost all of our users expressing their satisfaction with the handy service. Over the coming months, we’re looking to add even more exceptional features to the service, and expand our distribution channels.”

Kwok’s words were echoed by many people who trialed the handy device at this year’s HKTDC Watch & Clock Fair, which was the first trade fair to feature the service. Visitors of the world’s largest timepiece event, particularly the business clientele, gave very positive feedback at the handy booth, and were very impressed by the many features that the service offers.

From today, visitors to Hong Kong can pick up a handy smartphone at the two handy service counters in the Hong Kong International Airport (A03 and B12 of the Arrivals Hall). Travellers arriving at the Hong Kong International Airport can even trial the handy service by making a free international call to their friends or family back home.

Notes for editors:

Terms and Conditions:

  • handy offers support for fixed line and mobile calls to these markets: China, USA, Singapore, Thailand, India and Canada.
  • handy offers support for fixed line service only to these markets: Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Australia, UK, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Netherlands and Spain. For services outside these markets, pay-per-use rates apply. Please visit www.handyhongkong.com for more details.
  • Availability, quality of coverage, and services while roaming and surfing the internet are subject to service provider’s broadband subscription and coverage area.
  • For countries, rates and additional details, please visit: www.handyhongkong.com, or contact the customer service team at +852 8120 2233.
  • For further details about the “First Day Rental for Free” promotion, please visit the website: www.handyhongkong.com/en/register.

About Tink Labs

Tink Labs believes in the capacity of mobile technology to simplify many of life’s complications. We combine our zeal for problem solving with our flair for creativity to develop products that achieve this aim. Our current project, handy, aims to revolutionize the way people travel.

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