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Hong Kong: association insists events will go ahead, despite major cancellation

The Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association has released a statement assuring visitors and exhibitors that trade exhibitions and conferences in Hong Kong are running ‘smoothly and without interruption’, as large-scale political protests that began in March remain on-going.  “Hong Kong is a welcoming city for investors and visitors,” continued the statemen...

Hong Kong protests escalate as hundreds of thousands rally for democracy

Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong at the weekend.

Hong Kong protests now reach airport terminal leading to flight cancellations

Hong Kong’s mass demonstrations continue and are now impacting international flights, with departing flights being cancelled, as anti-government protests hit Hong Kong’s main terminal over the weekend.

Shows go on, but 200 flights cancelled amid Hong Kong unrest

Over 200 flights were cancelled in Hong Kong on Monday 5 August amid calls for a general strike and demonstrators and mobs continuing to cause unrest in the Asian financial hub.

HKCEC embarks on five-year renovation project

The management company of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited (HML), has embarked on major new renovations at the facilities.

Drop off in Hong Kong numbers ‘less than expected’, despite US-China trade war

The Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association (HKECIA) has released results from its 2018 survey of the exhibition activities in Hong Kong.

CMW’s delegate reporter on Hong Kong mob violence

Unchecked mob violence in Hong Kong over the weekend could put into jeopardy the city’s reputation as a safe and efficient meetings and events destination, at least in the short term.

Regal Airport Hotel Hong Kong introduces Mood Room

Regal Airport Hotel Hong Kong has introduced 3D projection mapping technology which can turn its Grand Ballroom into a ‘Mood Room’. The new project is intended to wow event audiences by using 10 extra bright Epson projectors and the latest technology and special effects to create a new level of imaginative ambience for international events and entertainment. The Grand Ballroom features a built-in ...

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre sets new standards for catering

The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) has announced a number of new appointments to its 330-strong catering team, which has served over 2.4 million patrons over the past year. After the appointment of Mr Paul Jeffrey Chandler as Director – Food & Beverage early 2017, HML added new positions and restructured the Division. Mr Richie Li joined HML as Assistant Director – Food &am...

Join the yacht set in The Peninsula, HK

The Peninsula Hong Kong is introducing a yacht for its guests’ use and claims to be the first luxury hotel in Hong Kong to offer a trinity of deluxe transportation options, complementing the existing fleet of Rolls-Royce Phantoms and a customised helicopter. The Sunseeker Manhattan 60 is a 19m cruiser that can welcome up to 15 passengers for a two-hour evening cruise featuring the ‘Symphony of Lig...

Hong Kong’s first high-speed rail line opens this weekend

Following almost 20 years of planning and construction, the Hong Kong Express Rail Link will open fully on 23 September. The rail line will connect the city with the rest of mainland China’s 25,000km long national high-speed rail network for the first time, and will greatly increase travel capability for events. The line will be known as the Vibrant Express, and will travel through 44 stations inc...