Vital Facts and Numbers
Currency: Hong Kong Dollar (HK$)
Dialling Code: +852
Emergency Number: 999
Where To Stay
Located in vibrant Kowloon, close to Victoria Harbour, this historic 1881-built property offers 10 elegant, individually styled suites, landscaped gardens, plus seven restaurants and bars on site. Suites feature terraced balconies with harbour and skyline views, and suite decor ranges from art deco through to European-inspired elegance and even quirky Chinese pop art.
Address: 1881 Heritage, 2A Canton Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 3988 0000
The Upper House
This luxurious hotel offers 117 rooms featuring king-size beds and floor-to-ceiling windows, plus spacious rain showers or limestone-clad bathtubs. All rooms have harbour or island views and start from level 38 upwards. Enjoy a cocktail or a snack on The Lawn on level 6 or Modern European dining with harbour views at the stylish Café Gray Deluxe.
Address: Pacific Place, 88, Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2918 1838
This opulent hotel offers 262 rooms with city and harbour views, featuring Nespresso coffee machines, complimentary mini-bar and king size or twin beds. The hotel lobby has a striking vertical garden, plus there’s a cafe and two upscale restaurants on site. Stay fit in the fully-equipped gym or take a dip in the heated rooftop pool. Afterwards, relax with a facial or a massage in the Angsana Spa.
Address: 17 Science Museum Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 3400 1000
Where To Eat
Inventive French dishes served in an elegant dining room, which has earned two Michelin stars for several years running. This spacious restaurant has white tablecloths, comfortable sofas and a grand light fixture made up of 4,320 bronze rods.
Address: 7/F, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2132 0066
Tim Ho Wan
Known as the world’s cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant, this lively dim-sum eatery is home to the most famous barbecue pork bun in all of Hong Kong, if not Asia.
Address: Olympian City 2, 18 Hoi Ting Road, West Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2332 2896
Located 101 storeys above the bustling streets of Hong Kong, this upscale eatery offers sweeping city views and dishes up acclaimed Modern Japanese cuisine.
Address: 101/F, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2302 0222
What To Do
With a population of more than seven million people, Hong Kong’s 11 sewage treatment plants generate 1200 tonnes of toxic sludge per day. Instead of sending it all into landfill, this revolutionary park and spa centre turns some of this waste into energy, providing a pleasant place to relax and unwind, while also helping to secure a sustainable future for this vibrant metropolis.
Address: 25 Nim Wan Road, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2910 9700
This revamped 1880s building is now a hub for Hong Kong’s creative and design industries, home to around 100 trendy shops and pop-ups selling fashion, food, furniture and jewellery. There’s also a programme of workshops and exhibitions on site.
Address: 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong
Phone: +852 2870 2335
With The Family
Swim with dolphins, ride rollercoasters and get up close to unique animals like Arctic foxes and giant pandas in this vibrant amusement park.
Address: Ocean Park, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 3923 2323
Trick Eye Museum
Take a stroll through this gallery filled with immersive artworks, where three-dimensional paintings become optical illusions when you stand in the right spot. Don’t forget to bring your camera!
Address: Level 3, The Peak Galleria, The Peak, Central, Hong Kong
Phone: +852 2813 1686
Hong Kong is considered China’s world city and was named the third best country in the world to do business by Forbes. Hong Kong is one of the world’s major global financial centres and its economy relies on services and trade. The Hong Kong Stock Exchange is the sixth-largest in the world and the country enjoys the lowest income tax, the lowest corporate tax, strong anti-corruption measures, a stable banking and legal sector, practically no public debt and plenty of sustainable finance from the Hong Kong government.
In 2015, Hong Kong’s GDP was HK$2,138,010 billion and has been consistently climbing since 2009. Leading business sectors include Finance (17.6% of GDP in 2015), Tourism (5%), Trade (22.2%) and Professional Services (12.4%).
Hong Kong’s major imports and exports include gold, telephones, jewellery, integrated circuits and broadcasting equipment, and these are sent to China, other parts of Asia, the United Arab Emirates, Vietnam and the USA and imported from China, Japan, Singapore, the USA and South Korea.
Kowloon Visitor Centre
Address: Star Ferry Pier, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Opening Hours: 8am – 8pm daily
Phone: +852 2508 1234
Thinking about planning a meeting, event or conference in Hong Kong, or in any other part of the world? We’d love to help. Please drop the Caxton Manor team a line.