Hong Kong Airlines will sponsor Hong Kong Race at the upcoming 2018 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival, and partner with Hong Kong Tourism Board to offer beer and food giveaway to the visitors in the three-day event.
The Carnival will take place at Hong Kong Central Harbourfront from 22 to 24 June, where thousands of the world’s top dragon boat athletes will compete in several races.
Teams from all districts in Hong Kong will compete in the race for the “Hong Kong Airlines – Hong Kong Trophy”. In addition to the coveted trophy, each participant of the winning team will be awarded with a free round-trip ticket to any long-haul destination in Hong Kong Airlines’ growing network, such as Auckland, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Vancouver.The first and second runner up teams will also win tickets for short-haul flights to popular Asian destinations, including Tokyo, Seoul, Bangkok and Manila.
The carnival is poised to be a popular event for locals and overseas visitors. Besides sponsoring flight tickets as the awards, Hong Kong Airlines will also partner with Hong Kong Tourism Board to give away food and beer coupons for visitors to redeem at the Carnival.
In the days leading up to the event, passengers who hold a foreign travel document and are checking in for a Hong Kong Airlines flight to Hong Kong will be presented with the voucher on a first-come-first-serve basis. To redeem the free beer and food, visitor simply need to present their travel document and coupon to the designated Tourist Counter at the event venue.
Hong Kong Airlines chief marketing officer George Liu said “The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival is a truly Hong Kong yet global event, aligning with Hong Kong Airlines’ DNA. The stage has been set for the world’s top dragon boat athletes to come together and compete in three days of competitive races that promises to thrill, entertain and wow visitors and audiences alike. We can’t wait to have fun with everyone.”