“The HKTB has planned in advance the preparation of the long-awaited grand invitation to once again welcome visitors to Hong Kong“said Dr YK Pang, President of HKTB.” The ‘Hong Kong Super Fans’ program is both an important and integral part of the HKTB recovery plan, and a way for us to show our appreciation to people whose passion continues for Hong Kong has maintained the city’s notoriety as a world-class travel destination. ”
In its latest program, the HKTB invited Super Fans – people with a genuine connection to Hong Kong – participate in exclusive online and offline activities designed to showcase the best of the city. Once international travel is re-authorized, these Super Fans will be invited to explore Hong Kong in all its glory, from heritage attractions to hidden local gems and exciting new events, and share their experiences with friends and family. To show its appreciation, the HKTB will also organize a series of attractive offers and incentives that can be enjoyed by all.
The HKTB has recruited Super Fans by invitation in Hong Kong and 20 key markets across HKTB’s global offices in Asia, Australasia, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and the Americas. This week saw the launch of the program’s first activity – a virtual tour celebrating all that is unique about celebrating the Chinese New Year at Hong Kong – organized especially for the very first Super Fans. The trip took participants through the charismatic district of the central Old Town to learn about cherished traditions and shop for auspicious essentials, while enjoying a pre-delivered “good fortune bag” filled with ornaments. lucky charms, festive snacks and more, in the comfort of their own homes.
“As the HKTB continues to use the ‘Vacation Home’ campaign to encourage residents of Hong Kong to rediscover our hometown, the “Hong Kong Super Fans” program is the first major step in reconnecting with passionate travelers around the world, ”adds Dr Pang. “As the city’s border begins to reopen, we will roll out our ‘Open House Hong Kong Campaign to tell the world that Hong Kong is ready to welcome visitors again with a collection of competitive travel offers and exciting city experiences. “
For more information on the Hong Kong Tourist Board, please visit www.discoverhongkong.com.
Hong Kong Tourist Board