Tourism News Share wonderful travel information

booking

Tourism Board website hosting HK$10 million hotel discount giveaway in Hong Kong crashes under intense demand

2021/4/12 11:47:00
The website hosting the Hong Kong Tourism Board’s giveaway of HK$10 million (US$1.28 million) worth of hotel discounts crashed on Friday under intense demand from the public.

The website “Staycation Delights – Holiday At Home” which is offering discounts worth HK$500 (US$64) for 20,000 hotel bookings, was offline for half the day as eager users tried to access the page at 10am on Friday. More than half of the hotels participating were booked out by the evening.

Under the promotion, people who spend at least HK$800 between March 26 and May 31 at designated physical retail or dining outlets can get a HK$500 discount for a hotel staycation package at the participating hotels.

Some 20,000 bookings were up for grabs covering 140 local hotels, including leading brands such as The Peninsula in Kowloon and The Ritz-Carlton in West Kowloon. They were among the first to run out of discounts. Based on an online price tracker, The Peninsula charges an average of HK$2,888 for a single room for one night, while The Ritz-Carlton charges HK$2,679.

The tourism board said it was investigating why the website was inaccessible, but that the was restored around 3pm. A spokeswoman clarified the webpage was never meant to be a booking site, and residents should redeem the discounts directly with the hotels. The webpage only provided information on which hotels still had slots available under the promotion.

As of 7pm, rooms at 80 out of the 140 participating hotels, or about 57%, were booked under the promotion.
Author:管理员

Prev: Hong Kong’s travel bubble hopes for Singapore, Australia and beyond depend on pandemic control, vaccination rate

Next: None

Back

Kangcheng Jianguo International Hotel traffic info

Business zone:
Area:Kuerle
Address:Xinjiang · Kuerle · Kuerle - No.618 Jiaotong East Road Kuerle District Kuerle China

Kangcheng Jianguo International Hotel reserve:020-86009099 (CouponCode:10360) Busy or no answer, online booking please!
Catering Entertainment:0996-2275232   Meeting room reserve

Kangcheng Jianguo International Hotel address: No.618 Jiaotong East Road Kuerle District Kuerle China

库尔勒康城建国国际酒店Kangcheng Jianguo International Hotel Sitemap

Disclaimer: We are partners of Ctrip (including Tongcheng Elong, Qunar,Zhuna, etc.), booking, Agoda and Expedia. We only provide Kangcheng Jianguo International Hotel online booking service for you. Your reservation will be forwarded to the hotel by Ctrip, Tongcheng Elong and other partners. If there are problems such as liquidated damages, Tongcheng ELong or Ctrip will deduct the money and transfer it to the hotel, We are not the official website of Kangcheng Jianguo International Hotel, please know.