HK Fly-Cruise fund­ing

Cruise Weekly - - NEWS -

THE Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is look­ing to strengthen the city’s po­si­tion as “Asia’s Cruise Hub”, this week an­nounc­ing new fund­ing for cruise lines to de­velop a fly-cruise pro­gram to HK. Pro­posed fund­ing will be tar­geted to­wards cruises that are home-port­ing or with turn­around calls in Hong Kong, tap­ping into po­ten­tial source mar­kets to take ad­van­tage of the ex­pe­ri­ences and in­fra­struc­ture HK has to of­fer. “The new cruise fund­ing sup­port, to­gether with the strate­gic al­liance Asia Cruise Co­op­er­a­tion ( pg 1), will take cruise tourism in Hong Kong to new heights,” said An­thony Lau, ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of HKTB.

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