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Once the economic capital of the spice trade under British administration, Hong Kong is now one of the two Special Administrative Region of China and one of the world’s leading financial centers. Famous for its modern city skyline, diverse cuisines and fantastic shopping opportunities, it is no wonder Hong Kong remain one of the most visited destinations in Asia.

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Learn to Cook with the InterContinental Hong Kong Culinary Stars

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Learn to Cook with the InterContinental Hong Kong Culinary Stars

HONG KONG, March 10, 2011 — InterContinental Hong Kong invites guests into the kitchen with the launch of the Cooking Class Series 2011: “A World of Fine Tastes” led by the hotel’s celebrated chefs from the 1-Michelin star SPOON by Alain Ducasse, NOBU InterContinental Hong Kong, 1-Michelin star Yan Toh Heen and  THE STEAK HOUSE winebar + grill. Open for non-hotel guests, the InterContinental Hong Kong has put together a comprehensive series of Cooking Demonstrations with the chefs from the hotel’s diverse restaurants. Classes cover...

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Hong Kong’s Hottest Venue Reveals New Lighting and Sound

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Hong Kong’s Hottest Venue Reveals New Lighting and Sound

(Hong Kong, 25 February 2011) — Hong Kong’s hottest club, dragon-i, the must-go nightlife venue frequented by the city’s uber-cool and international glitterati, has re-opened following a major upgrade of its atmospheric lighting and sound systems. Widely acknowledged as Hong Kong’s chicest and most cosmopolitan nightlife and dining venue, the recent temporary closure also marked the first time that dragon-i had been closed for any reason since being launched in 2002. dragon-i’s stylish dining and fashionable entertainment blends the...

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Hong Kong: The Wine Capitol of Asia

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Hong Kong: The Wine Capitol of Asia

Asia’s Wine Capital Hosted Over 110,000 Wine Enthusiasts at Second Annual “Wine & Dine” Festival Oct. 28-31, 2010 New York, November 19, 2010 – In just two short years, Hong Kong has not only developed a thriving wine culture, it has already been dubbed the “wine capital of Asia” by international wine connoisseurs. Judging from the success of its second annual “Wine & Dine” Festival, where visitors experienced first hand that fine wines and Chinese cuisine make tasty companions, the critics are right. Embracing the grape with the...

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Authentic Recipes: Dim Sum in Hong Kong

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Dim sum is a uniquely Chinese. Dim sum consists of a variety of dumplings, steamed dishes, and other items often served in individual bamboo streamers. They are similar to hors d’oeuvres but when several are ordered they make a wonderful meal. The words literally mean, “touch your heart.” I was introduced to dim sum during a visit to Hong Kong several years ago. A friend took us to a dim sum restaurant where a wheeled cart, like an English tea cart, went from table to table and, after viewing the picture menu, we chose what we...

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Katy Perry at Mira Hong Kong

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(Hong Kong, August 26, 2009) – The Mira Hong Kong, a chic new lifestyle hotel in the heart of Tsimshatsui, is celebrating its official “Grand Opening” on September 17 with a live performance by award-winning American pop icon Katy Perry. The Grand Opening Party, which promises to be one of the events of the year in the busy Hong Kong social calendar, has been conceptualised by celebrity event designer Colin Cowie, who is famed for extravaganzas from Elton John’s AIDS Foundation Oscar party to the star-studded launch of Sol Kerzner’s Atlantis...

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Discover Asia Now

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New York, New York – June 5, 2009 – Eight Asian tourism organizations including the Hong Kong Tourism Board, India Tourism, Japan National Tourism Organization, Korea Tourism Organization, Macau Tourism Board, Philippine Department of Tourism, Singapore Tourism Board, and Tourism Authority of Thailand, have joined together to promote travel to the region and highlight the exciting and diversified appeals of Asia with a cooperative marketing campaign called “Discover Asia Now” and interactive website www.discoverasianow.com. Visitors to the...

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Hong Kong Celebrates Food and Wine in 2009

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New York, NY – April 23, 2009 – Hong Kong has declared 2009 the year of food and wine, and from now until next March Hong Kong will be a horn of plenty to eat and drink. While Hong Kong has long been known as Asia’s culinary capital, the removal of wine duty this year presents an excellent opportunity to showcase all the reasons why. The city is passionate about food, and there’s hardly a world cuisine that can’t be found in Hong Kong, from the regional cooking of mainland China to most major Western fare. Speaking at the launch...

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Asia Tourism Update

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Tibet delays May 1 re-opening – Natasha Dragun, Beijing (2008-04-24) TOURISM officials in the Tibet Autonomous Region have announced that international tourists would not be allowed back into Tibet on May 1 (a national holiday) as previously planned. Officials said that the region would re-open “soon”, but did not specify a date. Local agents reported that train tickets into Tibet for the May Day holiday had already sold out, despite the recent announcement. Meanwhile, areas around Tibet continue to open to tourists, including parts of...

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Hong Kong Torch Relay

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Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch Relay in Hong Kong 2 May 2008 This is sure to be a memorable experience to witness the Olympic flame being carried by 120 torchbearers to places throughout the territory on Hong Kong Island, in Kowloon and the New Territories to spread the Olympic spirit. Date: 2 May 2008 Time: 10am – 6pm Venue: Starts on Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza, Tsim Sha Tsiu; Finishes at Golden Bauhinia Square, Wan Chai Category: Sports Admission: Free Viewing Along the Route. The best vantage points: Nathan Road, Shing Mun River,...

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Come to Hong Kong, Home of Great Entertainment!

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2008 Hong Kong Arts Festival 14 Feb – 16 Mar 2008 Hong Kong‘s premier performing arts event presents another feast for the senses featuring a galaxy of international star performances. This 36th Hong Kong Arts Festival has a wonderful selection of opera, orchestral concerts, ballet, modern jazz and dance, along with modern drama and new twists to classical favourites. Here is a taste of what is on offer in the Events Capital of Asia. For more on Hong Kong at ITKT Back to the ITKT Home Page Amazon.com...

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Hong Kong Holiday

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What to See and What to Do As Asia’s world city and regional transport hub, Hong Kong is the perfect introduction to a multi-destination holiday that can include the wonders of Mainland China, the sun-drenched beaches of Bali and Phuket, and the more cosmopolitan excitement of Singapore or Tokyo. With our multi-destination packages, you can enjoy two or three nights in Hong Kong experiencing the city’s living culture, an exciting blend of 5,000 years of Chinese heritage combined with a modern big city look and feel. Hong Kong, the...

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Swiss Mounatain Golf, Spa, Nature

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(Hong Kong, 2 November, 2007) – Shenzhen’s new OCT East ‘Swiss Mountain’ Eco Resort – centered around the 5-star Interlaken Hotel and Village – is now offering an attractive weekday golf package starting at RMB1,868 including an overnight stay at the hotel and a round of golf at one of the resort’s two 18-hole, championship golf courses. The package is available from Sunday to Thursday from now until December 31st 2007 and also includes breakfast with confirmed tee times and prepaid green and cart fees. Additional rounds of golf...

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Tuscany by H in Hong Long

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(Hong Kong, August 31, 2007) – Focusing on natural rustico Italian cuisine where Chef Alberto goes back to his roots, Tuscany by H is a Tuscan farmhouse inspired restaurant that embraces traditional style cooking using the best Italian ingredients available. From freshly baked breads and handcrafted pastas to delicious specialty desserts, Tuscany by H offers serious Italian food from the kitchen of Chef Alberto in the heart of the entertainment district of Lan Kwai Fong To showcase the world-class ingredients used and Chef Alberto’s Italian...

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H One Dining in Hong Kong

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(Hong Kong, August 2, 2007) – H One, the ultimate fine dining experience in Hong Kong, is offering an exclusive dinner tasting menu for guests to experience the best in seasonal produce from around the world. Available for a limited period throughout August only, H One will be serving up a delicious six course Dinner Tasting Menu showcasing the chic and contemporary international cuisine that has become synonymous with H One since it opened in early 2007. The H One Summer Dining Tasting Menu includes the following mouthwatering dishes:...

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GREEN T. HOUSE Opens in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong, 12 June, 2007 – Those that enjoy a cup of fresh tea are being treated to the finest of this year’s spring green tea harvest from China at the newly opened GREEN T. HOUSE Hong Kong as well as the famed GREEN T. HOUSE Living in Beijing. The fresh green teas are cherished because they are harvested over Qingming, the beginning of spring, when leaves and buds are most delicate and aromatic. It is well known that in China the connection between tea and philosophy has always been particularly close. Even today, Chinese believe that...

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