The location of the 9th International Conference REMOO-2019 is Hong Kong. The city of Hong Kong is an autonomous territory on the southern coast of China at the Pearl River Estuary of the South China Sea, sharing its northern border with the Guangdong Province of Mainland China. With 7.2 million residents of various nationalities, Hong Kong is the world's fourth most densely populated sovereign state or territory. The territory's area consists of Hong Kong Island, the Kowloon Peninsula, the New Territories, and over 200 offshore islands, of which the largest is Lantau.
Hong Kong is one of the world's most significant financial centres, having the highest Financial Development Index score and ranked as the world's most competitive economy in the world. It issues the world's 13th most traded currency, the Hong Kong dollar.
Hong Kong is known for its skyline and deep natural harbour. The territory has the second largest number of high-rises than any other urban agglomeration in the world.
Hong Kong has lot of things to DO, lot of attractions to SEE, and lot of stuff to TASTE !!!
The conference venue is the Best Western Plus Hotel**** well located at the Western District of Hong Kong Island, in a traditional real Hong Kong area undergoing rapid changes, where you find the genuine east meets west. It is within a 5-minute walk to the nearest MTR Stations (Hong Kong University or Sai Ying Pun). The Macau Ferry Pier, the Central business district, Lan Kwai Fong, the SoHo Entertainment & Dining Hub, and the Airport Express Railway Hong Kong Terminus are all within a 10-minute car ride. Facilitated by the Western Harbour Tunnel & the versatile highway network, access to the HK International Airport, the HK Disneyland Theme Park, and the AsiaWorld Expo is easy with a 35-minute car ride. There is also a stop of the hundred-year-old tram service right in front of the hotel.
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Hong Kong is the fourth-most densely populated region in the world, is the world's seventh-largest trading entity and is the world's most visited city. It has a very high Human Development Index ranking and the seventh-highest life expectancy in the world.
Hong Kong has a humid subtropical climate. April is mostly sunny with relatively low humidity, but may still have some misty weather. The average low and high temperatures are 21 deg C and 26 deg C, with the average relative humidity of 83%.
Meaning “touch the heart” in Chinese,
Egg Waffle is a highly popular sweet fast
Pineapple Bread is a sweet bread
Victoria Harbor and Symphony of Lights
The establishment of Hong Kong as it exists
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Eggette (Egg Waffle)
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Must SEE in Hong Kong!
Must TASTE in Hong Kong!
Nan Lian Garden
As oasis of green in urban Kowloon
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Wong Tai Sin Temple
Wong Tai Sin Temple is Hong Kong’s.
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This quaint village is located on the
Tai O - Traditional Fishing Village
Big Buddha and Po Lin Monastery
The Po Lin Monastery was an obscure
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today can be credited to the spectacular
natural harbor, Victoria Harbor, which lies
between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon
Peninsula. It is China's largest harbor and the
3rd largest in the world.
The Symphony of Lights which is confirmed as
world’s largest permanent light and sound
show is one of the most popular attraction in
Hong Kong. This stunning show is organized by
Hong Kong Tourism Board and it is displayed
every night starting at 20:00. Together with the
lights, pyrotechnic fireworks, an orchestration
of music and the sound show also start and it
turns out to be an unforgettable visual feast.
most famous Taoist temple, famed for
the many prayers answered “What you
request is what you get”. It is a very
colourful temple and exemplifies the
architecture of a traditional Chinese
style with guarding lions at the entrance,
the pagoda style roofs, incense urns,
plenty of lanterns and beautifully
According to the legend, Wong Tai Sin
Temple was a humble shepherd who was
taught by an immortal when he was 15
to make a herbal potion which could
cure all illness and help you stay healthy.
setting, the Hong Kong Park is colourful
and scenic place with a tranquil and
serene atmosphere. Nan Lian Garden is
a Tang-style landscaped Chinese garden
of classical elegance based on the
blueprint of the famous Jiangshouju
Garden in Shanxi Province. Among
attractions of the Nan Lian Gardenis is
certainly the Pavilion of Absolute
Perfection ("Golden Pavilion") and Zi Wu
The garden was created to provide a
serene and peaceful place to escape the
bus city just outside the walls.
retreat hidden among the mountain top
vegetation on Lantau Island, Ngong Ping,
until the Tian Tan Buddha or Big Buddha
was erected. The huge figure is 34 meters
high (and that's in addition to the fact that
it already towers over the city from the
mountain top); and is made of bronze. The
statue faces north and the inclination of
its head with the eyes looking down gives
the impression that the figure is really
looking down on the people below. It is the
largest Buddha of this kind in the world.
The Po Lin Monastery lies opposite the
statue and is an important sanctum for
Buddhist monks. The monastery was
founded in 1906 and in 1924 established
under its present name.
oast of Hong Kong's largest island,
Lantau Island. The small village is
framed by a backdrop of mountains. Tai
O is a traditional fishing village
inhabited by the Tanka people,
fishermen by trade who live in unique
homes along the water's edge. The Tanka
houses are constructed on stilts and are
interconnected. This is one of the few
remaining examples of this type of
traditional Chinese home in the Hong
Kong area. This intimate living
arrangement creates a tight knit
community. The Tanks have a deep
connection with the water, not only do
they make their living from fishing but
their homes are literally above the water.
this most popular meal in Hong Kong
offer a wide variety and everyone can
find their own taste. When you go to a
Dim Sum restaurant, you are offered
more than dozens of kinds and you pick
your favourites. Dim Sum are definitely
the perfect choice to get the taste of
food in Hong Kong. Its shape is a bit
unique. Actually eating this bubbly waffle
is fun and the taste is really worth it. As
it is categorized as street snack, you can
find it anywhere in the streets and try this
great taste. It is often preferred plain but
you can also try it with chocolate, fruits
originating in Hong Kong, very popular, and
found in nearly every bakery. The surface of
the bread looks a pineapple, hence the
name, but the traditional variety doesn't
actually contain pineapple. A mixture of
sugar, eggs, flour, and lard form a crisp
surface with soft bread underneath, and
it's best eaten when hot.
Hong Kong Disneyland Resort is the first theme park and is the fifth Magic Kingdom-style park. It is located at Penny’ Bay at Lantau Island and
several retail, dining and entertainment facilities.
is approximately two kilometres far from Discovery Bay. The resort contains also the Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel, Disney's Hollywood Hotel, and
Temple Street Night Market
Temple Street Night Market, as it name
Hong Kong consists of 260 islands and it
Hire a Junk
Look down from Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak is the most popular
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A tram system in Hong Kong is one of the
Take a ride by “Ding Ding”
Victoria Harbour is a natural
Crossing Victoria Harbour
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Tung Choi Street is a street situated
Tung Choi Street Market
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suggests, is a night time activity for you
while you are in Hong Kong. It is the
busiest flea market in the city and have
numerous things to offer. This street
bazaar not only offers you many things to
buy cheaply but it is also a festival area
where the visitors can enjoy various
shows. What you can find in Temple Street
Night Market is limitless. Among the usual
wares on offer you can get your fortune
told, consult with a Feng Shui expert, visit
the market herbalist who practice
traditional Chinese medicine and even see
street performers singing Cantonese
opera. The market has many eateries and
bars as well as canteens selling local
is actually an archipelago. So, the
coastlines and the virgin coves can be
only seen among the scattered islets.
Getting on a junk and taking a trip in the
sea will offer you another perspective of
Hong Kong. If you never see their rugged
coastlines or deserted coves, and if you
are never buffeted by the salty sea wind
as it blows full pelt across a surging
prow, then you will not know very much
of Hong Kong at all. Junks are the
traditional Chinese fishing boats and
now used for the touristic trips. Load a
picnic and a cool-box of beer and wine,
and set off through the scattered islets.
Drop anchor somewhere remote and dive
off the deck for a swim.
tourist attraction in Hong Kong that
offers a jaw-dropping view of the city.
Having 552 meters of elevation,
Victoria Peak is considered as the
top of the city. The Peak incorporates
a tram, Peak Tower, sky terrace,
gardens, restaurants and shopping
places. The Sky Terrace 428 stands at
428 meters above the sea level and
presents panoramic views of this
restless city. Victoria Peak is
definitely the ultimate place where
you can inhale the spirit of Hong
Kong deeply. The Peak Tower is
located at Victoria Gap and when
you get on the Peak Tram, it bring you
up from the St. John's Cathedral.
between south of Sai Yeung Choi
Street and Fa Yuen Street in Mong
Kok, Kowloon. It is one of the most
well-known street markets in Hong
Its southern section is popularly
known as Ladies' Market or Ladies'
Street. Lan Kwai Fong is a small
square of streets in Central, Hong
Kong. It is now a popular expatriate
haunt in Hong Kong for drinking,
clubbing and dining.
earliest forms of public transport in the
metropolis, dating back to the city's
colonial period and is the only one in the
world operated exclusively with double
Trams in Hong Kong operate for over 110
years, are a major tourist attraction.
Everybody in Hong Kong calls the tram
“Ding Ding”. Travelling by Ding Ding, one
can enjoy the fantastic views of the lively
street and have a wonderful opportunity
to experience the real Hong Kong life.
landform harbour situated between
Hong Kong Island and Kowloon in
The harbour is a major tourist
attraction of Hong Kong.
The Star Ferry service, founded in
1888, operates two lines across
Victoria Harbour and provides scenic
views of Hong Kong's skyline. Hong
Kong is famous for its junks traversing
the harbour, and small kai-to ferries
that serve remote coastal settlements.
Aberdeen Fishing Village
The picturesque Aberdeen Fishing Village
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is not far from the hustle and bustle of the
heart of Hong Kong, but seems like light
-years away from it all, at first look. Here,
you could see rows upon rows of the old
-fashioned junks and sampans, some
house boats where the fishermen and their
families still live…you can get a sense for
what things were like long ago and how
modern life is catching up the old
traditions, which stubbornly co-exist with
A sampan ride through the harbour is a
great way to see Aberdeen in action. The
rides are around 25-30 minutes long and
they zip you from the docks in the
Aberdeen Promenade for a closer look to
the floating village.
Repulse Bay, located in the
Avenue of the Stars
The Avenue of Stars pays tribute to the
Kowloon Walled City Park
Kowloon Walled City Park, also
names hat make Hong Kong the “Hollywood
of the East”, giving visitors a panoramic view
of the city’s most iconic sight: its glorious
skyline, dramatically set against the Peak.
With commemorative plaques, celebrity
handprints, descriptive milestones, movie
memorabilia, a life-size statue of Kungfu
action hero Bruce Lee, the Avenue of Stars
fittingly sets the glamour of Hong Kong’s film
industry against the captivating dazzle of
It is a great place to unwind after a day of
sightseeing, just sit outside and relax, grab a
bit, people watch, enjoy the sweeping views.
Jiulongzhaicheng Park, sits on the very site
of the former Kowloon Walled City. This
attractive park was the site of a Chinese
garrison in the 19th Century. In 1987, the
Hong Kong government announced plans
to demolish the Walled City and later it
became a park.
The park's design is modelled on Jiangnan
gardens of the early Qing Dynasty. It is
divided into eight landscape features, with
the fully restored yamen as its centerpiece.
The park's paths and pavilions are named
after streets and buildings in the Walled
southern part of Hong Kong Island,
is the most spectacular bay in the
The crescent-shaped white sand
beach stretches along with clear
azure blue water gently lapping the
seashore. It will offer you a more
upscale beach resort experience
in Hong Kong.
Apart from swimming and
sunbathing, there are some
restaurants and barbeque sites at
the back of the beach, very
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