Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Tourism Board have been bestowed with receiving awards and accolades from the international media and the travel industry. See the most recent awards as follows.

Oct 2018

The HKTB won 13 awards in the Galaxy Awards 2018:

  • Old Town Central Campaign: Grand Award in the Promotion category
  • Old Town Central – Old Town Central Dogs: Grand Award in the Videos category
  • My Hong Kong Buddy campaign: Gold Award in the Websites – Multi-platform Digital Content category
  • Old Town Central campaign: Gold Award in the Promotion – Local Attractions category
  • Old Town Central – Old Town Central Dogs: Gold Award in the Videos – DVDs, URLs & USBs – Travel/ Tourism category
  • 2018 “Best of all, it’s in Hong Kong” booth design – Silver Award in the Design – Various – Trade Show Booth category
  • My Hong Kong Buddy campaign: Silver Award in the Promotion – Local Attractions category
  • Nightlife x Hong Kong Sevens: Silver Award in the Videos – DVDs, URLs & USBs – Travel/ Tourism category
  • 2017 Wine and Dine Festival: Honours Award in the Websites – Travel/ Tourism category
  • Best in Hong Kong – A Traveller’s Guide: Honours Award in the Design – Bound Publications – Travel/ Tourism category
  • Hong Kong Neighbourhoods: Honours Award in the Websites – Non-Profit Organisation category
  • Old Town Central campaign: Honours Award in the Design – Various – Travel/ Tourism category
  • Old Town Central campaign: Honours Award in the Promotion – Tourism category
 

The HKTB won six awards in the HSMAI (Hospitality, Sales & Marketing Association International) Adrian Awards 2018:

  • Passion Passport: Gold Award in the Digital Marketing – Digital Campaign – Social Media Campaign category
  • Fast Acting Social: Silver Award in the Digital Single Item – Social Media/ Social Networking category
  • Regional Media Fam: Silver Award in the Public Relations – PR Campaign – Marketing Programme – Consumer category
  • Sea Gals: Silver Award in the Public Relations – PR Campaign – Special Event category
  • Skyscraper: Silver Award in the Digital Marketing – Digital Campaign – Contest/ Sweepstakes category
  • Segmenting Consortia: Bronze Award in the Integrated Marketing Campaign category
Sep 2018

“Hong Kong Neighbourhoods: Old Town Central” won the Grand Award in the Marketing category of the PATA Grand and Gold Awards 2018.

 

“Hong Kong Travel Buddy” won the Gold Award in the Best Use of Mobile category of the Customer Experience Asia Excellence Awards 2018.

 

The “My Hong Kong Buddy campaign” won the Silver Award in the Digital Strategy – Online Content category of the Tangram Awards 2018.

 

In the World Travel Awards 2018, Hong Kong was awarded Asia's Leading City Break Destination 2018 and Asia's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 2018, while the HKTB was awarded Asia's Leading Tourist Board 2018.

Aug 2018

Great Outdoors Hong Kong – “Believe it or not, it’s Hong Kong!” won the Silver Award in the Most Effective PR Campaign category of the PR Awards 2018, organised by Marketing Magazine.

 

The HKTB Annual Report 2016/17 – We Make the Difference won the Bronze Award in the Non-Profit Organisation Online Annual Report category of the ARC Awards 2018.

Jul 2018

“Art is Everywhere” won the Pacific Asia Travel Association 2018 Grand Award in the Heritage and Culture category.

 

Old Town Central – Engaging Consumers with Advocates won the Gold Award in the Best Use of Influencer/Advocates category of the Marketing Events Awards 2018.

 

The HKTB Visitor Centre was recognised by the Hong Kong International Airport Customer Service Excellence Programme 2018 for providing top-notch service to visitors. Three staff members were awarded the Certificate of Appreciation in the following award categories:

  • Individual Excellence Award – Josephine Lam
  • Corporate Excellence Award – Lochlan Cheng, Chung Man Cheng
 

In the 2018 Best In Travel Poll run by online travel magazine Smart Travel Asia, Hong Kong was voted the “Best City for Meetings” in Asia.