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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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  • Final call for Application: 2020 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence

    2020-11-04
    Final call for Application: 2020 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE) and Hong Kong Green Innovations Awards (HKGIA)! The search for 2020’s Environmental Excellence and Green Innovations is underway and the application closing date is fast approaching! Participating in the HKAEE and HKGIA does not only h...

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  • 2020 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence – Open for enrolment

    2020-09-29
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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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  • Tourism Commission launches brand new “Visit Hong Kong” website

    2018-11-08
    The Tourism Commission launches the first official landing page – "Visit Hong Kong" (visithongkong.gov.hk) to facilitate visitors to access Hong Kong tourism information via mobile devices.  The website is a one-stop platform for useful tourist information which includes the terminal facilities, events/festivals and attractions in Hong...

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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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  • HKHA Counter at West Kowloon Station Inaugurated

    2018-09-25
    The official launch of the Hong Kong Section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High Speed Rail on 23rd September marked a new milestone of the city’s infrastructure and tourism. HKHA has also opened a counter inside the station to provide the latest hotel information to arriving visitors as well as to facilitate HKHA hotel members to offer meet and greet service to their guests and VIPs. A...

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  • SMART Hotel Applications – IndustryConnect

    2018-09-14
    In view of strong demand and support by members, Hong Kong Hotels Association & Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) had jointly organized the second IndustryConnect held on 11 September 2018 (Tuesday) at HKSTP@Wheelock Gallery, 2/F, Queensway Plaza, Admiralty, Hong Kong. Similar as the first IndustryConnect in January, we have pre-selected 10 HKSTP companies to present and...

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  • New Hong Kong Hotels Association Chairman Elects

    2018-08-22
    The Hong Kong Hotels Association (HKHA) announced today (22 August, 2018) the election of Ms Rebecca Kwan, Senior Vice President of Sales – Hong Kong & United Kingdom of Dorsett Hospitality International, as its new chairman. Ms Rebecca Kwan was appointed an additional role within the group as Head of Operations – United Kingdom to oversee the entire hotel operations in the United Kingdo...

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  • European Union General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) Seminar

    2018-08-15
    The European Union General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) has already come into force since May 2018, the Association has arranged an exclusive seminar for hotel members with focus on major disparities in view of the extraterritorial application of the EUGDPR as well as focusing on the marketing aspects. We have invited Ms. Sandra Liu, Senior Legal Counsel of Privacy Commissioner for Person...

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  • HKHA Mahjong Competition 2018

    2018-07-13
    Our first and brand-new activity – Mahjong Competition was successfully concluded on 9 July 2018 with 112 hoteliers to participated. The winners were as follows: Champion: Ms. Cheung Pui Kwan, Ponnie, The Harbourview 1st Runner-up: Mr. Yau King Hei, Victor, Hotel ICON 2nd Runner-up: Ms. Au-Yeung Pui Fan, Jess, Holiday Inn Golden Mile Hong Kong Congratulations to all winners and t...

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  • Project “WeGUARD” Workshop

    2018-06-30
    The Regional Crime Prevention Office of Hong Kong Island (HKI) runs a workshop and tea gathering on Project “WeGUARD” held on 27 June 2018. The hotel sector continued its support of its long partnership with Hong Kong Police and 4 new member hotels on Hong Kong Island (total 53 member hotels) signed up for this Project “WeGUARD”. The Association Executive Director, Mr. Patrick Kwok has presente...

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  • PolyU Appreciation Reception for Scholarship & Bursary Donors 2017/18

    2018-04-22
    In recognition of the generous support to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s (PolyU) Scholarship Scheme for two decades, the Association’s Executive Director, Mr. Patrick Kwok received a certificate of appreciation from PolyU at the Appreciation Reception for Scholarship & Bursary Donors 2017/18 on 20 April 2018.

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  • SMART Hotel Initiative – IndustryConnect@Science Park

    2018-01-19
    We have collaborated with the Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) to identify hotel-related new innovation & technology (I&T) solutions for hotel service enhancement.  Themed under “SMART Hotel Initiative – IndustryConnect@Science Park”, HKHA/HKSTP have jointly selected a group of 10 Science Park companies to introduce us the latest IT concepts for further advan...

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  • HKHA Singing Contest 2017

    2018-01-16
    The HKHA Singing Contest 2017 – Final Session was successfully concluded on 11 January at Y-Theatre@Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong. We have invited 3 heavyweight guests as the judges; they are Mr. Patrick Kwok, Executive Director of the Association, Mr. Day Leung, Music Producer and Mr. Eric Leung, Lyricist. Mr. Roy Ma and Chris Polanco & Azúcar Latina Band as our perf...

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  • HKHA Basketball Tournament 2017

    2017-11-29
    After 54 matches in 3 months, the Hong Kong Hotels Association Basketball Tournament 2017 was successfully concluded at To Kwa Wan Sports Center on 27 November 2017. Thank you all 38 participating hotels for their participation and support. Below are the results of the Tournament: Champion : JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong 1st Runner-up : Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong 2nd Runner-...

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  • Project “WeGUARD”

    2017-05-31
    A Project, namely “WeGUARD” has been implemented in Hong Kong Island Police Region, 50 member hotels on Hong Kong Island have signed up for this project. Specific local police hotline and email networks were set up for two-way communication for receiving crime information and distribution of crime alerts and crime trend, and also encouraging frontline staff to seek for police assistance in crim...

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