Hong Kong Hotels Association

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  • 2022 HKAEE is now open for application

    2022-11-14
    2022 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence, Hong Kong Green Innovations Awards, Outstanding Green Achiever Commendation Scheme and Outstanding Promotional Partner Commendation Scheme are now open for application. Application deadline is 31 December 2022. Click here to apply! &...

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  • Letter to the Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism

    2022-10-07
    HKHA Chairman sent a letter to the Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism today (October 7) as a follow-up to the Association’s letter to the Chief Executive on October 3 (Monday), requesting a critical review of the industry concerns, and salvage the ailing hotel industry. For details, please click to Member Login.

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  • Catering Industry Safety Video Competition

    2022-10-06
    All catering establishments in Hong Kong are welcome to participate in the Safety Video Competition. They will compete for awards in five categories, including Chinese Restaurants, Restaurants (Non-Chinese), Hotels with Kitchen, Fast Food Shops and Cafes and Light Refreshments Eating Places and Canteens. Participating restaurants are required to produce a short video with the theme of Let's Do ...

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  • Letter to the Chief Executive

    2022-10-03
    HKHA Chairman sent a letter to the Chief Executive today (3 Oct), requesting a clear roadmap to fully reopen Hong Kong for reconnecting the world as soon as practical, in his policy address on October 19. For details, please click to Member Login.

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  • Letter to the Chief Executive

    2022-09-26
    HKHA Chairman sent a letter to the Chief Executive today (26 Sep) for scraping of social distancing measures and implementation of RIS using hotels to offset the foregone of hotel business in terms of staycation and quarantine, prior to the total uplift of quarantine measures to 0+0. For details, please click to Member Login.

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  • Letter to the Secretary for Education

    2022-09-20
    After meeting with the Secretary for Education and a few members of the LegCo. last Friday (September 16), HKHA Chairman sent a letter to the Secretary today (20 September 2022) regarding a collaboration project between the hotels and VTC (Vocational Training Council) to resolve the longstanding hotel manpower shortage issue. For details, please click to View More

  • Letter to the Secretary for Health

    2022-08-31
    HKHA Chairman sent a letter to the Secretary for Health today (31 August 2022) to concur with Hon. Perry Yiu’s advocacy for the "Reverse Isolation Scheme" (RIS), aims to optimise the spare capacity of the Designated Quarantine Hotel (DQH) rooms and alleviate pressure due to the shortage of quarantine accommodations on the Mainland.   For details, please click to View More

  • HKHA 60th Anniversary Commemorate Video

    2022-08-22
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  • New Hong Kong Hotels Association Chairman Elects

    2022-08-19
    The Hong Kong Hotels Association (HKHA) announced today (19 August 2022) the re-election of Mr. Chak-fung Peter Wong, Senior Vice President – Hotel Division of Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited (SHKP) and General Manager of Royal Plaza Hotel, as its chairman for the new term (2022-2024).   "It is an honour to be re-elected as chairman of HKHA.  I also feel privileged to have the trust ...

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  • Letter to the Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism (SCST)

    2022-08-12
    HKHA Chairman attended the Chief Executive’s (CE) Policy Address Consultation Meeting with Culture, Sports, and Tourism Industry Heads chaired by CS and SCST on August 10, and presented the grave concerns and challenges currently faced by the industry.   We have also put it in writing to SCST for CE's consideration to incorporate them into his policy address for October.   For detail...

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  • Hong Kong Food Safety Forum 2022

    2022-08-09
    FREE of Charge “Click to apply Now Themed “Food Safety and Consumer Trust: Navigating the Road Ahead” the 8th annual Food Safety Forum will centre on the effective adoption of international standards and technologies in food management systems.   Expect 400 industry pr...

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  • Letter to the New Chief Executive

    2022-07-05
    HKHA Chairman sent a letter to congratulate the New Chief Executive today (5 July 2022) on his new appointment and reiterate some recommendations for consideration and incorporate into his economic and tourism recovery plan.   For details, please click to Member Login.

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  • HKHA Congratulation Letter to the New CE-elect

    2022-05-10
    HKHA sent a congratulation letter to Mr John Lee, the new Chief Executive-elect today (10 May 2022). For details, please click to Member Login.

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  • Letter to the Chief Executive: Relaxation of social distancing measures in terms of Hotel staycation and Hotel banquet

    2022-04-12
    HKHA Chairman sent a letter to the Chief Executive today (12 April 2022) to plead for the HKSAR Government’s review of imminent needs for ease of social distancing rules on Staycation Promotion and Hotel Banquets. For details, please click to Member Login.

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  • Letter to FS re Government Support to Affected Business Sectors (Hotels)

    2022-01-12
    In response to the Government announcement of the fifth round of pandemic relief funding for affected business sectors, HKHA has submitted a letter of request to Mr CHAN Mo-po, Paul, GBM, GBS, MH, JP, Financial Secretary today (12 January 2022). For details, please click to Member Login.

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  • Press Release by Hong Kong Hotels Association

    2022-01-06
    Press Release - In response to the Government tightening social distancing measures in view of the latest epidemic situation   We write on behalf of 141 members of the Hong Kong Hotels Association (HKHA) to express our resigned feelings about the Government re-imposing the strictest social distancing measures, starting this Friday.   It seems like t...

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  • Secondary School Talk on 9 December 2021

    2021-12-10
    HKHA’s Human Resources, Education, Training & Scholarship Development Sub-Committee Chairman, Mr Victor Chan and Executive Director, Mr Patrick Kwok conducted a school talk at Po Leung Kuk Yao Ling Sun College on 9 December 2021, aiming to inspire S.4 students to join the hospitality and hotel industry after graduation. View More

  • Secondary School Talk on 2 December 2021

    2021-12-02
    Mr Peter C F Wong, Chairman and Mr Patrick Kwok, Executive Director conducted a school talk at CCC Yen Ching College on 2 December 2021, aiming to inspire F.5 students to join the hospitality and hotel industry after graduation.

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  • HKHA CSR Program

    2021-11-26
    HKHA 60th Anniversary CSR program, in partnership with Foodlink, was successfully concluded on November 25, 2021 (Thursday), at Foodlink's workshop in Kwun Tong.  A total of 26 member hotels participated in the event and have contributed to repack 625 bags of 1 kg rice and donated over 1,000 packs of smile cookies for distribution to the beneficiaries via Foodlink.  Our most sincere gratitude t...

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  • Hong Kong Food Safety Forum 2021

    2021-11-11
    The GS1 HK Food Safety Forum this year themed as “Food safety in times of crisis: Rethink, Reset, Revive”. The 7th edition of the annual Forum will be held on 1 December 2021 and it aims to bring together the collective wisdom of over 350 industry experts and practitioners to improve food safety & traceability practices as well as to drive effective adoption of internationa...

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  • 2021 HKAEE – Apply Now!

    2021-11-05
    The search for 2021’s Environmental Excellence and Green Innovations is underway and the application closing date is fast approaching! Participating in the Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE) and Hong Kong Green Innovation Awards (HKGIA) does not only help enhance your corporate brand image and demonstrate your commitment to corporate social responsibility, but your organis...

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  • 2021 Hotel Subsector of the Election Committee paid a visit to Hong Kong Hotels Association (HKHA) on 10 September (Friday)

    2021-09-10
    2021  Hotel Subsector of the Election Committee paid a  visit to Hong Kong Hotels Association (HKHA) on 10 September (Friday). Mr Peter Wong, Chairman of HKHA, briefed the Committee about the Association’s objectives, structure, and membership. .  The candidates affirmed the efforts and contributions of the Association to the industry.  In particular, the support rendered to the Government and ...

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  • Hong Kong Hotels Association 61st Annual General Meeting cum Luncheon Reception

    2021-08-17
    Hong Kong Hotels Association 61st Annual General Meeting cum Luncheon Reception has been successfully concluded at Grand Ballroom, Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel on 12 August 2021. It is our honour to have Ms. Vivian Sum, JP, Commissioner for Tourism, business partners and members to attend the Luncheon under “D” mode of operations.

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  • HKHA Meeting with Commissioner for Tourism on June 4 (Friday)

    2021-06-04
    HKHA Chairman meeting with Commissioner for Tourism (Ms Vivian Sum, JP) on June 4 to discuss on 1) Vaccine Bubble, 2) Ventilation Enhancement at Hotel F&B Outlets (6ACH), 3) HK-SIN Air Travel Bubble, 4) Staycation 2.0 and 5) Designated quarantine hotel for cruise crews.

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  • Secondary School Talk on 14 May 2021

    2021-05-14
    Mr Peter C F Wong, Chairman and Mr Patrick Kwok, Executive Director conducted a school talk at Queen Elizabeth School Old Students' Association Secondary School on 14 May 2021, aiming to inspire S3 students to join the hospitality and hotel industry after graduation.

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  • HKSTP Corporate Innovation Summit cum Global Matching 2021

    2021-05-13
    Corporate Innovation Summit 2021
    The summit aims to attract visionary speakers and over 200+ Senior Corporate Executives to share insights and best practices in the industry. Join us to discuss and explore the industries' latest trends and impact. Innovative and inclusive hybrid events format includes:
  • Secondary School Talk on 5 May 2021

    2021-05-12
    HKHA’s Human Resources, Education, Training & Scholarship Development Sub-Committee Chairman, Mr Victor Chan and Executive Director, Mr Patrick Kwok conducted a school talk at Newman Catholic College on 5 May 2021, aiming to inspire DSE students to join the hospitality and hotel industry after graduation.

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  • Letter to FHB on matter of profound concerns to the hotel industry on April 7

    2021-04-08
    HKHA sent a letter to Professor Sophia Chan Siu-chee, JP, Secretary for Food and Health on 7 April 2021 for the major concerns covering: 1) Relaxation of social distancing measures in terms of wedding banquets, MICE events and general banquets; 2) Ease of social distancing measures in terms of F&B capacity and extension of dine-in hours; 3) Look into the enhancement of ventilation system...

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  • Secondary School Talk on 22 March 2021

    2021-03-22
    HKHA’s Human Resources, Education, Training & Scholarship Development Sub-Committee Chairman, Mr Victor Chan and Executive Director, Mr Patrick Kwok conducted a school talk at Tuen Mun Catholic Secondary School on 22 March 2021, aiming to inspire DSE students to join the hospitality and hotel industry after graduation.

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  • Letter to Financial Secretary in Response to Budget Speech on March 4

    2021-03-04
    Letter to Financial Secretary in response to budget speech with 4 Focuses: 1) Re-open cross-border 2) Simplify electronic consumption voucher 3) Ease of social distancing measures (catering business) 4) Government relief measures to reiterate extension of ESS For details, please click to Member Login

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  • HKHA Meeting with Commissioner for Tourism on March 2 (Tuesday)

    2021-03-02
    HKHA Chairman meeting with Commissioner for Tourism (Mr Joe Wong, JP) on March 2 to discuss on tourism recovery, hotel industry concerns pertaining to social distancing measures, catering business, testing and vaccination, electronic consumption voucher and ESS. For details, please click to Member Login

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  • Joint meeting with Tourism Commission to express the grave concerns of hoteliers pertaining to two new conditions for ease of social distancing measures

    2021-02-16
    A joint meeting (HKHA/FHKHO/Honourable Yiu Si-Wing, LegCo member) with Commissioner for Tourism (Mr Joe Wong) was held on February 16 to express the grave concerns of hoteliers pertaining to two new conditions as a pre-requisite for ease of social distancing measures in terms of dine-in hours and dine-in guests, effective from February 18.

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  • Imploring the Government to come up with a rollout plan and schedule of anti Covid-19 vaccines and reiterated the imminent needs for relaxation of dine-in hours

    2021-02-02
    HKHA sent a letter to Professor Sophia Chan Siu-chee, JP, Secretary for Food and Health on 2 February 2021, imploring the Government to come up with a rollout plan and schedule of anti Covid-19 vaccines and reiterated the imminent needs for relaxation of dine-in hours.   For details, please click to Member Login

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  • Hong Kong Hotels Association 60th Anniversary Mini Website Goes Live!

    2021-01-29
    We are pleased to announce the Hong Kong Hotels Association (established in 1961) has entered into its 60th anniversary. We would like to thank our member hotels for their unwavering support and contributions to the Association for the continuous development of the hotel industry which plays a vital role to cope with the burgeoning tourism development in Hong Kong through the years. The firs...

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  • Pleading for Government’s relaxation of social distancing measures

    2021-01-26
    HKHA sent a letter to Professor Sophia Chan Siu-chee, JP, Secretary for Food and Health on 26 January 2021, pleading for Government’s relaxation of social distancing measures.   For details, please click to Member Login

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  • Relaxation of dine-in hours to 10:00 p.m. and dine-in guests to at least 4 people

    2021-01-19
    HKHA sent a letter to Professor Sophia Chan Siu-chee, JP, Secretary for Food and Health on 19 January 2021, requesting for relaxation of dine-in hours to 10:00 p.m. and dine-in guests to at least 4 people. For details, please click to Member Login

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  • Submission for the 2021-2022 Budget

    2020-12-16
    HKHA sent a letter to Mr CHAN Mo-po, Paul, GBM, GBS, MH, JP, Financial Secretary on 16 December 2020 for the submission to the 2021-2022 Budget, pleading for government subsides as well as expediting economic recovery measures especially for the hotel industry in Hong Kong.   For details, please click to Member Login.

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  • HKHA Chairman meeting with Commissioner for Tourism

    2020-08-26
    HKHA Chairman Mr Peter C F Wong meeting with Commissioner for Tourism Mr Joe Wong, JP on August 26 regarding further relaxation of social distancing in hotel F&B Outlets.

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  • New Hong Kong Hotels Association Chairman Elects

    2020-08-11
    The Hong Kong Hotels Association (HKHA) announced today (11 August, 2020) the election of Mr. Peter C. F. Wong, Senior Vice President - Hotel Division of Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited (SHKP) and General Manager of Royal Plaza Hotel, as its new chairman. Mr. Peter C. F. Wong joined Royal Plaza Hotel in 2005 as General Manager till now. Mr. Wong also oversees the four hotels under Royal Hot...

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  • HKSTP Global Matching 2020

    2020-07-15
    Welcome to Global Matching 2020

    Our inaugural one-on-one business and investment matching event for 2020. Hosted by Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP), under Global Accelerator Academy (GAA) and HKSTP Investment Platform, it offers the fastest track for industry corporates of 8 industry verticals and investors to m...

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  • Food Safety Forum 2019

    2019-08-01
    The Food Safety Forum this year themed as “Technology, Innovation, and Food Safety”. The 5th edition of our annual forum will be held on 23 August, 2019, and gathers the collective wisdom from an expected 400 industry experts, practitioners, academia and government officials. Through ideas exchange and case sharing, GS1 Hong Kong hopes to strengthen the food traceability practices and standards...

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  • Hong Kong SMART Hotel Summit

    2019-06-12
    Our sincere gratitude for your support and participation of the Hong Kong SMART Hotel Summit. The turnout was overwhelming with 220 participants including 120 hotel members. This noted result is a concerted efforts of Hotel ICON, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), Hong Kong Hotels Association (HKHA) and Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP). View More

  • HKHA and UNICEF Hong Kong – “Change for Children”

    2019-05-06
    Co-organized by Hong Kong Hotels Association and UNICEF Hong Kong, “Change for Children” aims to raise funds for UNICEF’s work in over 150 developing countries which helps improve the well-being of underprivileged children. With the support of our member hotels, a total of HK $2 million has been successfully raised through the programme launched in April 2011. To support “Change for Children...

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  • HKHA Supports Glass Container Recycling

    2019-01-16
    The Association received a Certificate of Appreciation issued by Environment Protection Department in recognizing the efforts on the Glass Container Recycling Programme for the Hotel Sector and the Association has also signed up the Glass Container Recycling Charter, we committed to – 1. Promoting the Charter and disseminating the information to members; 2. Encouraging members to practice...

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  • HKHA Competition Law Seminar

    2019-01-09
    In respect of members’ growing interest and concerns on competition law, the Association partnered with Linklaters to host a seminar exclusive for hotel members on 7th January 2019 (Monday). A hundred hotel representatives had registered and attended the seminar.

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  • 2019 Hong Kong New Year Count Down Celebrations

    2018-12-28
      “2019 Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations” will be telecasted via ViuTV Free Channel 99.  You are encouraged to tune in the live broadcast from 11pm for your guests to enjoy the celebrations and welcome the New Year together.   For details, please visit: http://www....

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  • The Hong Kong ICT Awards: Smart Mobility Award – Call for Entries

    2018-12-18
    The Hong Kong ICT Awards: Smart Mobility Award aims to encourage the development and adoption of Smart Transportation, Smart Logistics and Smart Tourism applications promoting a smart city development with a more convenient environment for tourists and citizens with the follow objectives: 1. Building Hong Kong as a Smart City with novice ICT applications 2. Championing HK as a Hub for IT Ta...

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  • HKHA 7-a-side Soccer Tournament 2018

    2018-12-12
    After a very exciting final game on 10 Dec, the Hong Kong Hotels Association 7-a-side Soccer Tournament 2018 was successfully concluded at Junction Road Park, Kowloon City. A total of 44 member hotels with 626 hotel staff came to participate in this year Tournament and the winners are as follow: Champion : Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel 1st Runner-up : Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel 2nd Runner-up :...

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  • Occupational Safety and Health Seminar for Hotel Industry 2018

    2018-11-14
    In order to promote occupational safety and health in hotel industry, Hong Kong Hotels Association and Labour Department have again collaborated on an occupational safety and health seminar for the hotel industry this year. The seminar is aimed at enhancing the safety and health of hotel staff and further improving their safety and health performances in workplaces. We are honoured to invite...

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  • High Speed Rail (HSR) Familiarization Trip

    2018-10-11
    Two High Speed Rail (HSR) Familiarization Trips on 9th and 10th October 2018 were hosted by MTR Corporation in cooperation with Gray Line Tours of Hong Kong Limited. This fam trip is specially arranged for HKHA hotel members and total 171 representatives had joined.

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