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Date: April 12, 2001
Sharon Chiu - Public Relations Department
Tel: 852 2996 8021     Fax: 852 2621 3328
Email: sharonc@harbour-plaza.com

Harbour Plaza Hong Kong awarded "Best Business Hotel"

During the TTG Asia Media's 13th "Travel Awards 2001" presentation at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Mart held in Singapore on April 6, 2001, Harbour Plaza Hong Kong received the "Best Business Hotel" award in the Asia Pacific region.

Voted by travel suppliers namely travel agents, tour operators and destination management companies, the criteria for being the "Best Business Hotel" was based on service and facilities, and the best range of value-added benefits provided for the business travellers, and for the "most professional sales and marketing team in terms of innovative ideas and servicing".

After receiving the award, Mr. Hans Heyligers, General Manager of Harbour Plaza Hong Kong celebrated the award with the Harbour Plaza team at its 4,500 sq. feet Grand Ballroom with a cocktail party. "This is truly an award for the staff. It is a recognition for their relentless dedicated effort in bringing quality service and products to our guests".

"We would also like to thank all our friends in the travel industry for their continued support, and most importantly our guests, for allowing us to take care of them while staying in Hong Kong", says Mr. Heyligers.

Aside from receiving the prestigious "Best Business Hotel" award, Harbour Plaza Hong Kong was elected as one of the "World's Ten Best Hotels" by Leader's magazine, New York in 1998.


Harbour Plaza Hong Kong
Hotel Business Facilities

Opened on July 22, 1995, Harbour Plaza Hong Kong is a deluxe hotel located along the Kowloon waterfront 417 rooms and 101 serviced suites with breathtaking views over the Victoria Harbour towards Hong Kong Island.

Hotel business facilities include in-room broadband Internet access for laptops and Internet access via an interactive television and infra-red keyboard, a state-of-the-art Business centre, a Grand Ballroom and three function rooms suitable for large and small meetings and conferences.

For the discerning travellers, the hotel features two executive Harbour Club floors with private check-in and express check-out service, an exclusive business centre and cocktail lounge, personalized stationeries, and in-room fax machine.

As for guests attending exhibitions during fair periods, the Hotel runs a complimentary shuttle ferry service across the harbour to HKCEC from its private pier with croissants and coffee served on board. In addition, the hotel provides complimentary transportation with bell-boy service to assist with set-up and dismantle of exhibition booth.

Recreational facilities includes a roof-top swimming pool (heated in the winter) with a one-sided glass wall overlooking the harbour, a whirlpool, a fitness centre with the latest body building and cardiovascular training equipment, sauna, steam bath, a solarium and massage services. The hotel also offers eight outstanding restaurants.

For more information, please call Sharon Chiu, Public Relations Department at Tel: 852 2996 8021 Fax: 852 2621 3328 Email: sharonc@harbour-plaza.com

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