( HKTB “Hong Kong Goodies” Offers Expanded to More Than 1,500 Outlets)
BY TTT NEWS NETWORK
KOLKATA, 19 FEBRUARY 2023:
The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced that the provisional visitor arrivals for January were about 500,000, a triple of the December 2022 record, and a recovery of about 10% compared to the daily average arrival of year 2019. Apart from visitors with essential travel needs such as overnight stopover, family visits or business trips, the share of leisure visitors also showed an increase.
Besides, with the global promotional campaign “Hello Hong Kong” officially launched, HKTB is giving out at least one million “Hong Kong Goodies” visitor consumption vouchers worth at least HK$100 each jointly with merchants across the city to travellers visiting Hong Kong. Apart from welcome drinks at selected bars, restaurants and hotels, visitors can also choose to redeem the vouchers directly at over 1,500 shops at various attractions, retail and dining outlets from today (15 February) for a special offer with no minimum spending requirements (see Appendix 1 for list of participating merchants).
Visitors can obtain “Hong Kong Goodies” at one of HKTB’s five Visitor Centres at Heung Yuen Wai/Liantang control point, arrival hall of the Hong Kong International Airport, Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry Piers, arrival hall of West Kowloon High Speed Rail Station, and Passenger Clearance Building, Hong Kong-ZhuhaiMacao Bridge. The HKTB will also distribute the visitor consumption vouchers to those who have purchased Hong Kong travel products through various online travel portals and travel agents around the world.