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The great outdoors in Hong Kong is becoming a new attraction for the local tourism sector. To experience Hong Kong Green Tourism with trendy ideas and latest technologies, the Chamber's Retail & Tourism Committee, supported by L'hotel Island South and Protrek, is organising an exclusive tour on 30 March for members.

The tour will be led by Mr Whelan Leung, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Protrek. Whelan is also the first Hong Kong certified Leave No Trace (LNT) Master Educator by The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, USA. In addition to appreciate the amazing natural scenery, he will tell members the historical stories happened along the hiking trail, and explain to them the concept of LNT and how to use modern technologies to plan their outdoor tours in the future.

After the tour, members will enjoy the Geolicious lunch at L'Hotel Island South, which has an innovative geopark-theme menu. The hotel is the first of two "geopark hotels" in the city, which support UNESCO's Global Geoparks movement to promote the conversation of nature and cultural heritages.

Tentative Programme:
-9:00: Assemble at Admiralty MTR station and take the coach to the start point: Hong Kong Parkview
-10:00: Start the hiking at Hong Kong Parkview (Around 2- 2.5 hours)
-12:30: Complete the hiking at Kornhill and take the coach to L'hotel Island South
-13:00-15:00: Exclusive hotel tour at L'hotel Island South, brief talk about Leave No Trace and weekend brunch with Geolicious dishes
-15:00: Dismiss at L'hotel Island South

Hiking Route: Hong Kong Parkview (Tai Tam Reservoir Road)陽明山莊 >> Jardine's Lookout 渣甸山 >> Siu Ma Shan 小馬山 >> Kornhill 康山

Duration of Hiking: 2.5 hours
*Some parts of the hiking trail will involve stair climbing which requires participants to be in good physical conditions.

Members can buy hiking gears with Protrek's discount coupons (Download here).

Language English
Date and Time 2019/03/30 09:00 to 15:00
Venue Hong Kong Parkview>Jardine’s Lookout>Siu Ma Shan> Kornhill> L’hotel Island South
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Enquiries Brian Shum
Tel: 28231220
Fee Members @ HK$400
+$50 for booking offline
Members Only
This event accepts Chamber Coupon (terms and conditions)
Notes 1. This event is exclusively for Chamber Members aged 18 or above. Each member is allowed to bring one paid guest aged 12 or above to join.
2. Bookings will only be confirmed with full payment, on a first-come-first-served basis.
3. Participants should inform the Chamber Secretariat if they have any special dietary requirement.
4. Participants agree to indemnify the Chamber and co-organisers from any and all liabilities for property damage, personal injury or death to themselves or any third party as a result of participating in the event. Participants are advised to take out their own insurance against all risks.
5. There will be no refund for attendees cancelling or not showing up for the event unless the cancellation request is made in writing at least 7 days before the registration deadline, and in such cases the refund will be subjected to a 10% administration fee, or HK$100 deduction, whichever is higher. No refund for cancellation if the cancellation is made after the registration deadline.
6. The dress code for participants is sportswear. Appropriate attire includes a pair of sports shoes and comfortable outfit for outdoor activities (A jacket is also suggested for the visit. An attire guide will be sent to participants before the tour). For safety reasons, participants are recommended not to wear dress, high heel shoes and sandals. The Chamber and co-organisers reserve the right to refuse entry for any participants that do not conform to the stated dress code.
7. The Chamber and co-organisers will not be responsible for any delay due to weather conditions (e.g. Typhoon 8 / Black Rainstorm Warning Signal); health and safety, security or any other reasons.
8. If Amber, Red or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal or Typhoon Warning Signal No.1 or above is issued or in force 3 hours before the event (i.e. 6:00 am), the event will be cancelled.
9. For safety reason, the Chamber and co-organisers can change the route or event content without prior notice.
10. In the event of any dispute, decisions by the Chamber shall be final.
11. NO Press/Media is allowed for the event (unless invited by the organisers).
12. As from 1 January 2017, all off-line bookings (e.g. fax, e-mail, post) for Chamber events will be charged a $50 handling fee per person. Make the switch to online today by installing our app or registering via our website to save the environment and save money.
13. Due to limited places, participation is restricted to two representatives per member company. Additional places, if any, will be arranged subject to availability.
14. Priority will be given to corporate members. The decision to accept or decline any bookings shall be at the sole discretion of the Chamber.