2014

December

Hong Kong was voted the “Best City for Business Events” in the CEI Industry Excellence in Events Survey 2015, organised by CEI Asia magazine.

The HKTB was selected as the first runner-up of the “Best Convention Bureau” in the CEI Industry Survey 2015, organised by CEI Asia magazine.

Hong Kong was voted the “Favourite Business City in the World” for the fourth consecutive year in the 2014 Business Traveller China Awards, organised by Business Traveller China magazine.

November

The HKTB’s “Follow Me to Hong Kong” campaign won a Silver Award in the “Best Use of Small Budget” category at the PR Awards 2014 organised by Marketing magazine.

October

Hong Kong won 2 awards in the 2014 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards:

  • Best Business City in the World (for the 6th consecutive year)
  • Best Business City in Northeast Asia (for the 7th consecutive year)

The HKTB won 3 awards in the 2014 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards:

  • “Hot Jazz/Smart Marketing” campaign: Gold Award in the Destination Marketing - Advertising / Marketing Campaign category
  • “David Myers’ My Hong Kong” online video series: Silver Award in the Destination Marketing – Web Marketing/ Advertising category
  • “The Road to Social Marketing Leadership” campaign: Silver Award in the Destination Marketing – Web Marketing/ Advertising category

The HKTB won 6 awards in the 2014 Galaxy Awards:

  • My Hong Kong Guide mobile app: Grand Award in the Apps category and Gold Award in the Emerging Media - Mobile App category
  •  “My Time for Hong Kong” new brand identity: Gold Award in the Promotion - Brand Identity category
  • My Hong Kong Guide multi-level platform: Silver Award in the Emerging Media - Travel/Tourism category
  • Discover Hong Kong Facebook Fan Pages: Bronze Award in the Emerging Media - Travel/Tourism category
  • 2014 Hong Kong “Asia’s World City” Hong Kong Pavilion Booth Design: Bronze Award in the Design - Trade Show Booth Display category

The HKTB social media platforms won a Silver award in the Social Content – Social Presence category of the 2014 W³ Awards.

Our “Be My Guest” Facebook app was awarded the Social Network Standard of Excellence in the Social Network category of the 2014 WebAward.

The HKTB’s website, DiscoverHongKong.com, was awarded the Best APAC Destination Website in the 2014 TravelMole APAC Web Award.

September

The HKTB has won 2 PATA Gold Awards in 2014:

  • “Hold My Hand in Hong Kong”: Gold award in Marketing - Primary Government Destination
  • Visa go Hong Kong Super Shopper: Gold award in Marketing Media - Public Relations Campaign

The HKTB has won 3 titles in the 2nd Hong Kong Public Relations Awards 2014:

  • “Hold My Hand in Hong Kong”: The Grand Award of Excellence, Gold Award in Integrated Marketing Communications, and the Most Creative Campaign Award

August

The HKTB's "Taste of Hong Kong" campaign has won two titles in the International Business Awards 2014, organised by Stevie Awards:

  • “Marketing Campaign of the Year - Travel / Tourism / Destination” category: Gold
  • “Brand Experience of the Year – Consumer” category: Bronze

The HKTB Annual Report 2012/13 was awarded Honors in the “Government Supported Tourism” category of the International ARC Awards 2014.

July

The HKTB’s Visitor Services Department recently won recognition from the Hong Kong International Airport Customer Service Excellence Programme 2013/14. The four awardees were:

  • Individual Award – Joyce Lam, Koey Hsu
  • Corporate Excellence Award – Mary Luk, Mavis Lin

June

The HKTB has won three awards in the PRWeek Awards Asia 2014:

  • 2013 Visa go Hong Kong Super Shopper: Certificate of Excellence in Asia Pacific PR Campaign of the Year
  • ‘Hold My Hand in Hong Kong’: Certificate of Excellence in South Asia PR Campaign of the Year
  • Hong Kong Tourism Board Annual Report 2012/13 ‘The Winning Formula’ minisite: Certificate of Excellence in Corporate Publications

Koey Hsu Ping, officer of Visitor Services at HKTB, was selected as the Customer Service Professional of the Year (Service Centre) in the 2013 Customer Relationship Excellent (CRE) Awards, organised by the Asia Pacific Customer Service Consortium.

April

Hong Kong was awarded “Best Promotion Destination” in the Tourism Awards 2013 organised by Shanghai Morning Post.

HKTB has won 4 titles in the Astrid Awards 2014:

  • “Discover Hong Kong” Facebook Fan Page: Gold Award in the “Self-Promotion” category
  • “Hold My Hand” promotional campaign: Silver award in the “Campaigns” category
  • “Hong Kong Chinese New Year 2014 Parade Floats”: Bronze award in the “Special Project: Parade Floats” category
  • “Hong Kong Winterfest 2013” campaign: Bronze award in the “Promotion: Viral Campaign” category

HKTB won a silver award in the “Campaigns” category of Astrid Awards 2014 for the ‘Hold My Hand’ promotional campaign.

March

HKTB has won two awards in the 2013/2014 Mercury Awards, organised by MerComm, including:

  • 2013 Visa go Hong Kong Super Shopper: Silver Award in the ‘Special Events’ category
  • ‘Hold my Hand in Hong Kong’ : Bronze Award in the ‘DVDs/Video: Travel/Tourism’ category

February

Hong Kong has won 6 awards in Ctrip Best Tourist Destination of the Year Award Ceremony 2013:

  • Top 2 of Best Gourmet Destination
  • Top 3 of Best Overseas Tourism City
  • Top 3 of Best Family Fun Destination
  • Top 6 of Best Couple Tourist Destination
  • Top 8 of Best 80’s Favourite Destination
  • Top 10 of Best Students’ Favourite Destination

January

HKTB has ranked amongst the “Top 10 Most Influential Enterprises on Weibo (Hong Kong)” in the Star of Sina Weibo 2013.

A survey conducted by Korea Travel News, a leading Asian travel industry journal, voted HKTB’s Seoul office as the Best National Tourism Office for the third consecutive year.

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