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JOIN us in Worldskills Hong Kong Competition And Carnival 2017

Date and Time

16 June 2017 (Fri): 9am - 6pm (Free Admission)
17 June 2017 (Sat): 9am - 6pm (Free Admission)

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Click HERE if you are from overseas for information on hotels and excursion options


Getting There

The WorldSkills Hong Kong Competition and Carnival will be held in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, at the heart of the city.

Visitors can walk to the HKCEC from the MTR (Mass Transit Railway) Wanchai station or the Wanchai Ferry Pier within 10 minutes.

A) By Plane

Come to Hong Kong by flight! The Hong Kong International Airport provides a world-class experience for visits, with efficient check-in and immigration arrangements, tourism information and extensive transport network to reach the city centre in just 30 minutes!

B) By Train

Through-train intercity services are run between Hong Kong and Guangdong province, Beijing and Shanghai. The through-train terminus is located on Kowloon, Why not take a train-tour to China after visiting the Competition and Carnival?

Hotel Information

Participants can make a hotel reservation through online registration to be available in March 2017.

Hotel

Room Type

Single

Twin

Daily Breakfast

Distance to HKCEC (Conference Venue)

Empire Hotel Hong Kong Wanchai

Standard

HK$1,070 

HK$1,130

Inclusive

10 minutes walk

Novotel Century Hong Kong

Standard

HK$1,530

HK$1,530

HK$170

10 minutes walk

Renaissance Harbour View Hotel

Garden View Rooms

HK$2,170

HK$2,360

Inclusive

2 minutes walk

The Harbour View

Premier Room

Harbour View Room

HK$1,060

HK$1,230

HK$1,060 

HK$1,230 

HK$130

HK$130

5 minutes walk

Regal Hongkong Hotel

Superior

HK$1,280

HK$1,280

HK$130

Located at Causeway bay, 1 subway station

Empire Hotel Hong Kong Wanchai

33 Hennessy Road
Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 3692 2111

Novotel Century Hong Kong 

4 Harbour Road
Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2911 1358


Renaissance Harbour View Hotel 

1 Harbour Road
Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2802 8888

The Harbourview Hotel

4 Harbour Road
Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2911 1358


Regal HongKong Hotel

88 Yee Wo Street
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2861 1000 



Excursion

A number of Hong Kong exploration tours are available for you! Please register starting from March 2017.

Hong Kong Exploration Tour

Approx. 9:00am - 5:00pm

Ride through the urban landscape to the relaxing southern shore and experience the magic and the essence of the city in half a day. The tour includes Peak tram ride up to Victoria Peak for a bird’s eye view of the city followed by a scenic tour to the Repulse Bay, Hong Kong Island’s most popular beach, Stanley Market, a popular market town where tourists and locals alike enjoy great shopping bargains, and Aberdeen Typhoon Shelter.

Enjoy dim sum lunch at Jumbo Floating Restaurant.

After lunch, visit Man Mo Temple, built in 1847, a temple for the worship of the civil or literature god Man Tai and the martial god Mo Tai. The two gods were popularly patronized by scholars and students seeking progress in their study or ranking in the civil examinations in the Ming and Qing dynasties. The last stop will be at PMQ - A Place for Creative Lifestyle Experience and A Stage for Creative Happenings!

Tour Cost: HK$450 per person

Heritage Tour

Approx. 9:00am - 5:00pm

Hidden away among high-rise apartment towers and busy highways, the past lives on in the New Territories….. a living museum shaped by the rise and development of the so-called five great clans of Hong Kong(the Tang, Hau, Pang, Liu and Man). This Heritage Tour brings to life the customs and cultures of these clans and provides a fascinating glimpse of Hong Kong’s rich heritage.

The tour begins with a visit to the Tai Fu Tai – an opulent stately home built in 1865 & Fan Tin Village follow by the first walled village of Lo Wai Walled Village. Moving on to the Tang Chung Ling Ancestral Hall which was built in the early 16th century in memory of the founding ancestor of the Tang clan. The hall is one on the largest ancestral halls in Hong Kong and was declared a monument in November 1997. It remain in use for clan rituals and ancestor worship.

Join the local villages and make a wish under the Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree for your career, intellect, children, health and wealth. Continue on to the Tai Po Market that has been functioning as the area’s oldest traditional market for over 100 years followed by a visit to the Man Ho Temple – a temple dedicated to the gods Man (Literature) and Mo (Martial Arts).

A lunch will be served before finishing the tour at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum where a guided tour will take you through the cultural heritage of Hong Kong. You will be fascinated by the wide range of art collections on display including Cantonese Opera relics, local history relics, Natural History relics, Folk Art and Popular Culture artifacts.

Tour Cost: HK$450 per person

Kowloon City Tour

Approx. 9:00am - 1:00pm

Your first stop is at the Bird Market where the amazing array of artistically crafted bamboo birdcages are on display, and the "warbling" competitions must be heard to be believed. Walk along Flower Market Street—row upon row of shops and stalls selling cut flowers and potted plants from all over the world. The Jade Market is a great place to browse and pick up souvenirs. To the Chinese, jade is the most important stone, as it is said to have great spiritual value and to represent wealth, good fortune and power.

Tour Cost: HK$250 per person







Kowloon Cultural Tour

Approx. 1:30am - 6:00pm

Through historical photographs, documents and models, the Hong Kong Museum of History traces Hong Kong’s evolution from sleepy fishing island to world-stage metropolis. Visit one of Hong Kong’s largest Taoist temples, the Wong Tai Sin Temple, and enjoy a rare opportunity to observe the daily rituals here. Taoism and Buddhism are the dominant religions of Hong Kong. Visit Chi Lin Nunnery and Nan Lian Garden which are built in the Tang dynasty (681-907 AD) style. This large Buddhist complex in a busy residential and industrial area provides moments of tranquility and peace of mind with its elegant wood architecture, delicately landscaped garden and lotus ponds

Tour Cost: HK$250 per person

Lantau Island Tour

Approx. 9:00am - 6:00pm

Discover out-of-the-way treasures, scenic beauty, spectacular bridges, mountains and historic sites as you travel to Lantau Island—Hong Kong’s largest outlying island. You’ll cross the mileplus-long Tsing Ma Bridge—the world’s longest road and rail suspension bridge. Your first stop of this tour is at Tai O fishing village, built on stilts beside a river. This was the center of Hong Kong’s salt-pan industry for 100 years. . After enjoying vegetarian lunch at the Po Lin Monastery, visit the Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery, home to the largest bronze Buddha statue in the world. You’ll have free time to explore the Ngong Ping Themed Village. Take a 25-minute cable car ride down to Tung Chung town to rejoin your coach for the drive back to your hotel.

Tour Cost: HK$800 per person



Remarks: All the above tours require minimum 20 persons each tour for tour operation.