The Best Hong Kong Hotel Staycations To Book This Chinese New Year

If you’re planning for a stay with a great meal, then these staycation packages in Hong Kong will turn your stay from bland to grand Eat, sleep, repeat—with international travel mostly out of the question for 2021, a staycation in the city is more attractive than ever; and if you’re the type to examine the in-room dining options more than the thread count of the bedsheets, there are plenty of gourmet-centric staycation packages to whet your appetite. It’s especially true these days, when staying in is the new going out, and there is nothing more indulgent than rolling out of your king-sized bed to lope off to the award-winning restaurant downstairs for an early dinner and drinks, and then retreating

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Add These 5 New Restaurants to Your Hong Kong Eating List

Hong Kong’s best new restaurants serve up the world on a plate Kee Foong describes the exotic culinary adventures he’s taken recently without a single plane ticket. Chaat Chef Manav Tuli | Chaat Manav Tuli has a confession to make: “I thought maybe I had done the wrong thing coming to Hong Kong,” he admits, having given up his position as head chef at Tamarind in London—one of only a handful of Michelin-starred Indian restaurants worldwide—to land in a city racked by months of protests, followed by Covid-19. But then the coronavirus struck the U.K., forcing it into lockdown, which Hong Kong avoided, “and I realized I was lucky, and was in the right place at the right time.” Fresh

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Hotels in Hong Kong see spike in occupancy rates as thousands return

HONG KONG: As thousands of Hong Kong citizens and expatriates return to the city, many are seeking refuge in hotels, fearful that cramped apartments in one of the world’s most expensive property markets could put families or flatmates at risk. Social distancing is tough in Hong Kong, where the bulk of the city’s 7.4 million population lives in flats that on average are no bigger than 46 sq m. The concerns have triggered a spike in occupancy rates for those Hong Kong hotels prepared to take self-quarantine guests, even as most of the industry grapples with a devastating slump due to coronavirus. Xi Hotel with in-room air-purifiers One expatriate who has lived in Hong Kong for more than 12 years

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What It’s Like for Travelers to be in Hong Kong During a Time of Protests

The star ferry floats in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbor. (Photo by Larry Olmsted) It’s business as usual for most travellers to colourful, bustling Hong Kong according to Charlotte Harris, a Hong Kong-based Virtuoso network travel advisor and others on the ground in the city of 7.3 million residents now officially known as the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. Virtuoso travel advisor Charlotte Harris is a “Hong Konger.” (Photo Courtesy by Charlotte Harris) “People have been on the street protesting peacefully in favor of democracy but the media have been focusing on the more violent aspects. There has been some teargas here and there,” said Harris, who also described demonstrations disrupting flights. “We have advised

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Murakami in Hong Kong

Murakami vs Murakami If you are still stuck in Hong Kong why not give this exhibition a visit at the Tai Kwun Comtemporary One of the most influential artists in the world, Takashi Murakami has seen the ability to amaze as well as to confound, with a particular but subtle critique of contemporary culture. He also has an uncanny knack for reaching out far beyond the realm of contemporary art to a broader mainstream audience. For his first institutional exhibition in Greater China, MURAKAMI vs MURAKAMI explores the multifaceted universe of the cultural phenomenon of this Japanese super-star artist. Taking over all art galleries at Tai Kwun, this comprehensive survey features over 60 paintings and sculptures in a stunning, immersive

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3 Reasons to Travel this August

1. A Hong Kong favorite has reopened and it will stir your taste buds. You head a successful restaurant. Reservations are a must. Most chefs in your position could veer off in any direction they wanted; the owners have your back. So, after 14 years, what do you do? If you’re Richard Ekkebus, the brains behind Amber at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, you shut it all down. For five months. Wait, what? Now that Amber (mandarinoriental.com; set lunch or dinner from HK$898) has reopened, the chef provides a few answers with a revamped menu turned out in a restyled kitchen, all part of an overhauled seventh floor that also includes a new wine bistro and two Japanese restaurants.

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The Iconic Summer Offer Exclusive 40% Discount

Hotel ICON Iconic Summer Offer Exclusive 40% Discount Check hotel rates | Book direct at hotel Booking.com DINING & SPA CREDIT WITH EXCLUSIVE BOOK DIRECT BENEFITS A summer treat at Hotel ICON, unlike any other. Vogue-worth interiors, stylish guest rooms with a spectacular view, harbour-facing swimming pool & health club, award winning restaurants and a magnificent Angsana Spa by Banyan Tree. Need we say more? Promotion Summary: Book Period: Now – 30 Aug, 2019 Stay Period: Now – 31 Aug, 2019 40% Off for all room categories Exclusive Book Direct Benefits US$25 spa credit Early check-in / late check-out (subject to room availability) Priority room upgrade (subject to room availability) Special price for round-trip airport transfer at HK$1,200 (original HK$1,600).

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