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With its sometimes harmonious, occasionally clashing and always intriguing blend of ancient Oriental traditions and cutting edge attitude, Hong Kong never fails to engage visitors. Despite the 1997 handoff to China, a British presence is still strong. You can catch a polo match in the morning and visit the nineteenth century, incense-filled Man Mo Temple in the afternoon. As for other constants we love about this city: non-stop shopping, the graciousness of The Peninsula hotel, early morning Tai Chi on the waterfront, street stall dumplings and the amazing views from Victoria Peak.


Dining room with views of Hong Kong at Cafe Gray Deluxe restaurant at The Upper House hotel

The Hong Kong High Life
Take advantage of the heights of Hong Kong and dine at one our Top 10 View Restaurants. From Felix on the 28th floor of The Peninsula Hong Kong to The Peak Lookout's open garden, these restaurants set the mood with prime views of Hong Kong and Victoria Harbour.

Felix restaurant, one of our Top 10 View Restaurants in Hong Kong


Guest room with views of Victoria Harbour at the Four Seasons Hong Kong

Hong Kong Hotels
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Island Shangri-La
Enjoy views from the tallest hotel on Hong Kong Island.
Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel
Meet Mickey in the Far East.
Four Seasons Hong Kong

A waterfront hotel with star-studded glamour.
The Landmark Mandarin Oriental
One of our Top 10 Spa Hotels Worldwide.
InterContinental Hong Kong
A hotel built under the guidance of a local feng shui master.
The Upper House, Hong Kong
An intimate property with designer-Zen decor.

A view of the pool at the Island Shangri-La on Hong Kong Island


View of Hong Kong and Victoria Harbour at night

Hot for Hong Kong

Like New York, Hong Kong is not a city for the faint of heart. Its pace is non-stop, and its attractions one-of-a-kind. Spend three days discovering its inimitable pursuits, from dining on dim sum in a Picasso-filled private club to shopping for frogs and orchids on Wellington Street.

Where to Stay, Eat and Play
While many argue that the city is on an inevitable decline as a financial tiger, we say otherwise. In fact, we feel that this is Hong Kong’s most exhilarating moment, and there’s no better time to do business here than now.

Hong Kong caters to the business traveler with its top-notch hotels, restaurants and attractions


Families visit the graves of their ancestors during the annual Chung Yeung Festival

Celebrate the Harvest Moon
Beginning each Oct. 6, the city is set ablaze with lights and the sweet aroma of moon cakes fills the air. Children and adults alike take to the surrounding hills with Chinese paper lanterns of various shapes, sizes and colors, while watching the harvest moon rise over Hong Kong.

Feast beside the Harbour

This event is an international affair, showcasing gourmet food and wines from around the world. Sample the festival's offerings and listen to live music while you bask in the beauty of Victoria Harbour.

Victoria Harbour is the backdrop to the annual Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival

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