TRAVEL INFO | Local Info

 

HONG KONG

As a Special Administrative Region of China, Hong Kong is situated on the southeast coast of China, occupying an area of 426 square miles (1,104 square kilometers). The city is one of the world's leading financial, banking and trading centers.

 

It is made up of four parts: Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, the New Territories and the Outlying Islands. The prosperous island is the center of economy, politics, entertainment and shopping with its southern part noted for sea shores and bays. Kowloon is another flourishing part where Tsim Sha Tsui, Yau Ma Tei and Mong Kok are the most popular destinations. The New Territories and Outlying Islands are ideal places to experience a peaceful and natural holiday.

 

The city has a population of about 6,970,000 and most people (about 97% of the population) are Chinese and speak Cantonese and English. There are few language barriers, making the city one of the hottest travel destination in Asia.

 

VISA REGULATIONS TO TRAVEL TO HONG KONG

HONG KONG is generally very open in its approach to admit tourists and short term business visitors. Visitors from over 145 countries are permitted visa-free entry for periods ranging from 7 to 180 days, to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region for tourism or certain business-related activities.

All visitors to HONG KONG must have a passport that is valid for at least one month to six months (depending on nationality) after the period of their intended stay in HONG KONG. If you want to travel from Hong Kong to China mainland, you may need to apply for a China visa.

 

It is the responsibility of the attendees to check what visa requirements apply to them to travel to HONG KONG.

Inhalation Asia will be able to provide attendees with invitation letters to attend the event in support of their visa application. Please inform us at the same time as you register if you need an invitation letter. Inhalation Asia is not able to assist attendees with their visa application.