Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Summer Festival in Hong Kong Summer Spectacular



Who doesn't know that Hong Kong is MUST VISIT town in Asia. Hong Kong is really famous with their beautiful scenery, night market, shopping district and etc. Especially in this summer, Hong Kong Tourism Board has Hong Kong Summer Spectacular. It is annual event that HKTB held to attract tourist around the world to come in one of Hong Kong biggest event of the year. So before we know what to Hong Kong Summer Spectacular has, we better know how to get to Hong Kong.

As Indonesian people to go to Hong Kong, we should get on the plane. There are so many airlines from Jakarta (The capital of Indonesia) to Hong Kong with direct or indirect plane. For direct airlines, there are China Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Garuda Indonesia. For indirect airlines, there are Air Asia transit in Kuala Lumpur, Philipines Airlines transit in Manila, Malaysia Airlines transit in Kuala Lumpur, Thai Airways transit in Bangkok, Eva Air transit in Taiwan, Air China transit in Beijing, Singapore Airlines transit in Singapore, and any others airline. 

After check the airlines for the fares and the baggage. Now you could searching for your accommodation in Hong Kong. Hong Kong has so many hotel. So, you don't have to worried about your accommodation from the cheapest til the most expensive hotel are available in hotel. But before check out their fares, we could first choose where the location hotel that you want. If you want to go to Hong Kong with shopping purpose, so you could find hotel location near the shopping district. If you want to go to Hong Kong to enjoy their beautiful scenery you could find hotel location near the scenery. But, since this summer festive is held in Hong Kong and you are going to check out their Hong Kong Summer Spectacular. So, I suggest you to pick the hotel location in central business district of Hong Kong. Most of tourist likely to pick the location of hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui, Ya Ma Tei, Mongkok, Causeway Bay. For hotel, you could check in www.agoda.com. 

Finish pick your hotel, you could prepare your self to enjoy the Hong Kong with public transportation. Hong Kong has many public transportation such as MTR, Bus, Taxi, Ferries and Tram. You could check their transportation moda here.

Then now, after finisihing our accomodation. We could take a look the Hong Kong Summer Spectacular. 




Hong Kong Summer Spectacular starts from June 22, 2012 until August, 31 2012 To celebrate Hong Kong Summer Spectacular they have many event there are Dragon Boat Festival, Visa Go Shopping IndulgenceCheers Beers and Music and Summer Pop in HK. So if you have planning to go to Hong Kong, this is the best time to visit Hong Kong.

Dragon Boat Festival (Chinese Duanwu Festival)



Dragon Boat Festival is one of three Chinese festival. The festival is combination between traditional elements of religious occasion with the drama and the glory of sporting event. The festival give an opportunity to world wide participant, so in Dragon Boat Festival the participant not only Hong Kong but also many other countries. The major element of Dragon Boat Festival is Dragon Boat Race. The Dragon Boat is slim boats with dragon heads in front of the boat and  accommodate 20-22 paddlers also there is one leader who beat the heavy drums to burn the paddlers spirit to win. Its held in 2 & 4-8 July 2012. 


Visa Shopping Indulgence



Who doesn't know that Hong Kong is shopping town in Asia. In Hong Kong Summer Spectacular, Hong Kong cooperate with Visa will pampering you with lucky draw, privileges and  reward. It starts from June 22 - August 31, 2012. So what are you waiting for shopping madness, go hunt to Hong Kong Summer Spectacular with Visa.
- Visa Shopping Lucky Draw

To join the Visa Shopping Lucky Draw you have to spend HK$300 in single transaction, also you have to register first in www.visa.com.hk .You will get many great prize such prepaid card visa HK$200,000 for the first winner, HK$10,000 for each 10 winners and London 2012 travel bag fro 40 winners
-Visa Instant Rewards 
People who spend HK$3,000-HK$30,000 in single transaction and visa card issued outside Hong Kong at Element and ifc mall will get shopping mall give voucher worth HK$50-HK$500 respectively. 
-Visa Quality Summer Privilege
Spend the Visa Card in over 550 Quality Tourism Service Scheme accredits merchants and enjoy the privilege and surprise. Here's the merchant list 
-Visa go Hong Kong Super Shopper
Its a challenge held by Hong Kong Tourism Board and the participant are come from many other countries to compete and crowned the 'Hong Kong Super Shopper'. It is annual event. Last year the challenge is how to make over your self, check the video below. 


Cheers Beers


The Cheers Beers event it usually called Lan Kwai Fong Beer and Music Fest. Every street and corner of Lan Kwai Fong will be full of festive pleasures with the party momentum. Over 70 participating restaurants will exclusively prepare savory foods and selections of the finest beers from all over the globe. Fabulous performances and interactive games & competitions will keep you entertained. Its held from July 14-15, 2012. Beside the beerfest, if you are delicacies fan, only HKG$20 you could taste international food. For the party lover they have three performance stages are ready to offer over 80 sessions of performances. Also for competition hunter, they have “Beer Drinking Competition”, “Eating Competition”, “Limbo Rock”, “Arm Wrestling Combat”. 



Summer Pop in HK



It is signature summertime concert include local band, will be held in Collesium Hong Kong in August 11, 2012. More than 80 guest performers, including singers and bands from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and other parts of Asia. They will entertain you with mesmerise audiences with pop song in Hong Kong and Asia. To get here you could take MTR Hung Hom Station and exit in D2,D3, or D4 Hong Kong Colliseum.






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