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2014-03-21 16:21:02

ACF effective April 1st, 2014 will help subsidize cruise companies to develop and market their cruise products HONG KONG, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first-ever "Asia Cruise Fund" was announced at Cruise Shipping Miami on March 11(th), 2014 by Philip Yung, Commissioner for Tourism of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) Government, Anthony Lau, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), and Dr. Wayne Liu, Deputy Director-General of the...

2014-01-29 08:24:32

"New Year Party @ World City" Satellite Feed Broadcasting Worldwide Promptly at 7:15 AM CST / 8:15 AM EST / 5:15 AM PST LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hong Kong is ready to celebrate the "Year of the Horse" in spectacular style with the 19(th) Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade - a permanent fixture on the international holiday calendar. Organized by Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), the iconic event will feature an extravagant procession...

2014-01-27 16:24:06

Tens of Thousands Set to Visit Asia's World City for Annual Chinese New Year Celebration January 31, 2014 LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On January 31, Hong Kong will undergo its annual city-wide transformation, morphing into the epicenter of the world's largest and internationally televised Chinese New Year celebration. Headlined by the award-winning Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Parade in Kowloon, and Chinese New Year Fireworks Display on the...

2013-05-30 16:25:00

Three Days of Discovery Delivering Authentic Cantonese Culture and World-class Sophistication LOS ANGELES, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 14 -16th, 2013 the Hong Kong Tourism Board will present "Hong Kong Live at The Grove" bringing excitement and splendor of Asia's World City to Los Angeles' premier retail and entertainment destination with an unforgettable three days of dynamic cultural immersion highlighting gourmet...

2013-02-10 00:20:13

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong is ready to celebrate the "Year of the Snake" in spectacular style with the 18(th) International Chinese New Year Night Parade - a permanent fixture on the international holiday calendar. Organized by Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), the iconic event will pay tribute to its theme "Happy @ HongKong" by offering spectators a thrilling, unique, and fun-filled procession during the first evening of the 2013 Chinese New Year (February 10(th)),...

2012-12-31 00:20:15

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Slated to be the largest in the event's six-year history, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is taking its annual Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations to impressive new heights with the city's first-ever pyrotechnics display launched from both land and sea. The spectacular show -- held for the first time in Hong Kong's bustling Wan Chai District on the night of December 31, 2012 -- will stun fellow partygoers as the city's exquisite skyline...

2011-12-31 06:27:00

For the fifth year in a row, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is organising the Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations on the night of 31 December 2011. Heralding the Western New Year and in anticipation of the Year of the Dragon on the Chinese lunar calendar, the Celebrations will take on the theme "Soaring Dragon with a Happy Heart." This year's spectacular pyrotechnic show will last for four minutes, greeting the world with "Happy New Year" created by pyrotechnic effects...

2011-12-21 16:01:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Hong Kong welcomed its 40 millionth visitor, American Nancy Ryan from Chicago, ILL., by way of Cathay Pacific flight 807, with a reception held at The Peninsula Hotel commemorating a record-breaking year for tourist arrivals. This occasion will mark the first time in history that Hong Kong has reached 40 million visitors within a single year. Ms. Ryan and several members of her family were greeted with remarks from Secretary for...

2011-06-06 18:15:00

The Culinary and Wine Capital of Asia to Present Best Chefs at U.S. Premier Epicurean Festival LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Get ready to experience the best in Cantonese gastronomy as the Hong Kong Tourism Board along with Ming Court, Cantonese fine dining restaurant of Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong, and T'ang Court Cantonese fine dining restaurant of The Langham, Hong Kong, will converge in the stunning scenic backdrop of Aspen, Colorado to showcase Cantonese...

2011-01-21 14:05:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Powerhouse, the elite musical ensemble of the John Burroughs High School in Burbank, CA., featured on the "Oprah Winfrey Show" and others - is the largest, youngest contingent of performers to represent the U.S. in Cathay Pacific's annual Chinese New Year Night Parade in Hong Kong on February 3 - but they won't be the only Americans taking part in the festivities. In the wake of LSU's victory over Texas A&M in the Cotton Bowl last week,...