Hong Kong, the “Oriental Pearl”, is a one-of-a-kind destination. As a Special Administrative Region of China, it is one of the world’s leading financial, banking and trading centers. Located on the southeast coast of China, the city is home to almost 7 million people.
Visitors would be hard pressed to find a more exciting city than Hong Kong. Set in stunningly beautiful natural surroundings, it parades all the benefits of a thriving and vibrant commercial center. In Hong Kong, visitors can find the delights of modern living alongside an abundance of reminders of its historic past. Whether it’s the big splash that is Ocean Park, the awe-inspiring views from Victoria Peak or the easy beauty of Repulse Bay, Hong Kong is certain to exceed visitors’ expectations.
About 97% of the population are Chinese and speak Cantonese and English, although Mandarin is becoming increasingly popular. And most tourism personnel and taxi drivers can communicate in English. The most common religions are Buddhism and Christianity.