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Conference Venue

Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel

64 Mody Road,
Tsim Sha Tsui,
Kowloon, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2733-8893
Fax: (852) 2311-2579

The Conference will be held in Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel, one of the top 5-star hotels in Hong Kong. The award-winning hotel is a landmark establishment on Tsim Sha Tsui East's waterfront. Enjoying panoramic views of Victoria Harbour and the Hong Kong Island skyline, the Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel also places guests close to all major transportation routes, providing convenient access to all areas of the territory. The hotel is also in the area renowned for its excellent shopping, entertainment and dining.

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Limited rooms with very attractive conference rate for this top 5-star hotel is available to Conference Participants (from HK$1,200 plus tax per night). Please down load the room booking form and send the completed form directly to Mr. Kin Ngan at the following address in order to obtain the special rate:

Mr. Kin Ngan
Events Manager,
Kowloon Shangri-La
64 Mody Road,
Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2733-8893
Fax: (852) 2311-2579

We have also located other hotels for your information. Please see attached file and contact them directly for registration details:

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Conference Dinner

The Conference Dinner, with a short harbour cruise, will be held on 1-December-05 at Lamma Island, one of the most beautiful outlying islands in Hong Kong. We will take a boat provided by the Rainbow Restaurant leaving from Tsimshatsui Public Pier at 6:15 pm, 1-December-05. Please see the suggested walking route map below. Please arrive on time!!!

Dress casually and comfortably, the weather in December is nice but can get cold. Please check the weather website below for latest information.

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For additional information, please visit

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Transportation services between the airport and most areas of Hong Kong are provided by regular express trains, buses and plenty of urban taxis. Passengers of the Airport Express Train can also use complementary bus services between the MTR train stations and the Conference hotel.

Please note that you should make your own travel arrangements between your hotel and the airport.  The Hong Kong International Airport Transport page provides useful information about transportation options between the airport and the city.

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Hong Kong is very convenient with local transportation. Other travel resources may help you plan your journeys:

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Places to Visit in Hong Kong

Places to Visit
Please visit the following links to see places to visit while you are in Hong Kong.

Available Tour Package
Please click the web link to see available tour package. Please note that
the Conference Organizers has no prior knowledge and experience with these
firms and you are taking them at your own risks. We are putting the link
here purely for your convenience. Please feel free to do a web search for
other tour packages in Hong Kong.

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Other Useful Information

Hong Kong Map
For the street map of Hong Kong and the locations of the above hotels with respect to the conference hotel, you can check out the following web sites:

Visa and Entry Requirements for Hong Kong
Visitors from most countries don't require a visa but some do. Check the Hong Kong Immigration Department Visa and Entry Requirements to find out if you need a Visa or Entry Permit, and how long you can stay in Hong Kong.

You can get further advice from your closest Chinese Diplomatic or Consular Mission.

Currency and Credit Cards
The Hong Kong Dollar is pegged to the US$ at about HK$7.8 to US$1. Hong Kong has a comprehensive ATM network and most establishments accept Credit Cards.

The official languages are Chinese (Cantonese) and English (widely spoken in the service industry).

The Hong Kong Observatory provides a useful 7 day weather forecast.

Electricity is 220 volts, 50Hz. Most sockets accept rectangular blade plugs (UK style).

Most Hotels and restaurants add a 10% service charge to bills. Some people reward good service with an additional 5% and give porters and the like a small tip. Rounding a taxi fare up to the nearest dollar as a small tip is a common practice.

Time Zone
Hong Kong is eight hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (UTC +8).

Other Tourist Information
Discover Hong Kong is a web-site hosted by the Hong Kong Tourism Board which provides you with other useful information.