The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) conducted an annual travel mission in India from 21st – 25th August in Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi with the presence of 31 Hong Kong trade partners highlighting on the growth benefits from the leisure and MICE segments and also focused in building a strong relationship between India and Hong Kong trade partners.
India is now among the Top 15 source markets for Hong Kong in terms of visitor arrivals. Over the last 3 years, Hong Kong has seen a rise in younger travellers aged between 25-45 years within the leisure segment.
Peter Hoslin, Regional Director, Europe and New Markets, Hong Kong Tourism Board said “India is an important market for us. Families are our key segments and we are also seeing leisure travel segment specially among millennials and independent travellers. ”
Some of the main attractions will be on city culture, outdoor activities, culinary trails, nightlife and bargain shopping. The key highlights are 5 walking tours in Old Town Central, visit to Big Buddha and Po Lin Monastery and outdoor activities on Lantau Island, Nature hiking trails with views out over Victoria Harbour, Secret temples and popular theme park attractions like Disneyland and Ocean Park.