Why Visit Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a modern metropolis with unique character. Experience a dazzling fusion of cultures and contrasts where East meets West, old meets new and urban meets nature. A city with great connectivity and convenience, border-crossing to Hong Kong is accessible from other cities in Mainland China, other destinations in Asia or even the rest of the world.

A truly world-class destination, Hong Kong has so much to offer. Whether you seek a glimpse of authentic Hong Kong heritage, the latest street fashions, Michelin-starred cuisine or a trek across mountains, there’s plenty to keep everyone busy in this vibrant city. 

Unique & Diverse Experiences in Hong Kong

Alongside Hong Kong's all-time iconic experiences, new and upgraded attractions include M+ and the Hong Kong Palace Museum in the West Kowloon Cultural District, the new sixth-generation Peak Tram, Water World Ocean Park, the new night-time show “Momentous” at Hong Kong Disneyland, and enhanced waterfront promenades offering spectacular new ways to admire the renowned Victoria Harbour. 

Hong Kong Palace Museum
Peak Tram

As the event capital of Asia, Hong Kong hosts a year-round calendar of events and festivals. Highlights include the Art Basel, Hong Kong Rugby Sevens, Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival as well as New Year Countdown Celebrations, showcasing the dynamic and diverse appeal of the city.

Delegates will be able to enjoy the Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival during their visit to the Seatrade Cruise Asia Pacific, an evening event that can’t be missed! 

While world-renowned as a shopper’s paradise and culinary capital, Hong Kong's great outdoors offer an exciting array of adventures for travellers. Attracting a diverse crowd, Hong Kong has much to offer nature lovers and adrenaline seekers alike, with sweeping mountain views, gorgeous beaches, scenic trails, marine parks, the Hong Kong UNESCO Geopark and all sorts of water sports.  

Excellent Connectivity and Opportunities

Hong Kong is also a regional homeport with unparalleled connectivity. As part of the dynamic Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA), Hong Kong offers cruise lines ripe opportunities to develop cruise products and attract visitors from southern mainland cities via the iconic Hong Kong- Zhuhai-Macao Bridge or the High Speed Rail - that's 7 million people in Hong Kong plus 86 million more as a source market of the GBA!

With connections to 220 distinct destinations, Hong Kong is visa-free to nationals of 160+ countries and within a five-hour flight radius for half of the global population. As if that weren't enough, the Hong Kong International Airport is expanding to handle more passengers per year by 2024. With this superb flight network, Hong Kong presents unlimited market potential for cruising, delivering endless possibilities for developing alluring fly-cruise turnaround itineraries for both short-haul and long-haul markets.