Unforgettable Memories

A New York minute is a Hong Kong second is a saying you’ll hear from expats who live in this thrilling, idiosyncratic city and it’s not hard to see why. Hong Kong teems with energy from the moment you arrive, and it never lets up.

Love Me Do: Valentine's Day in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is undoubtedly one of the world's most romantic cities. While it may lack the history or architecture of Paris or Florence, there are still a million ways to woo and wow the one you love.

The culture of Chinese New Year in Hong Kong

Chinese New Year is the brightest, biggest and most important cultural celebration in the Chinese calendar, celebrated by an astonishing one in five people on the planet.

The auspicious tastes of Chinese New Year

Traditions and superstitions continue at Chinese New Year in Hong Kong in the form of auspicious dishes and ingredients that are sought by those looking for prosperity.

Food trends for 2017

Predicting food trends is notoriously tricky. It’s the definition of subjective at the best of times.

It’s getting hot in here: Hong Kong’s Foodporn chroniclers

Let's be honest, we've all been there. You're having dinner and a dish arrives which is sinful, sexy and outrageous, so good you absolutely, categorically have to...photograph it. Yes that's the world of foodporn we live in, where the calories can be virt

Cakes That Could Go In a Design Museum

Chinese New Year is marked by an estimated fifth of the world’s population and 2017 sees the arrival of the year of the rooster, bringing it with colour, celebration and a cultural explosion like no other

Jingle All The Way – A Very Hong Kong Christmas

You won’t see snow – at least not real snow – but in many other respects Christmas in Hong Kong is celebrated just as fervently as across the rest of the world, with bells jingling almost at every turn.

The Hong Kong Hotel Concierge and Lifestyle Management Forum 2016

Don't miss your chance to participate in the second Concierge and Lifestyle Management Forum, networking event that reunites leaders and influencers across the hospitality industry.

Fashion Asia 2016 Hong Kong

Organised by Hong Kong Design Centre, Fashion Asia 2016 Hong Kong was first launched in September 2015 as a part of HKSAR Government's new fashion initiative.

Welcomes the New Season

When the mercury starts to fall in Hong Kong, closets open up for the city’s residents to excitedly reveal their heavy winter coats, boots, scarves and more.

Get Ready to Rock Hong Kong

It may have a strange name, but Clockenflap has quickly developed a reputation as one of Asia’s biggest and best music festivals. It once again returns in November, but this time at a brand new location of the Hong Kong central harbourfront.

Lan Kwai Fong Carnival

For locals and visitors alike, few destinations in Hong Kong rival the party atmosphere of the city’s Lan Kwai Fong (LKF) district smack in the middle of Central.

Grilling Good Times: Hot from the Josper Oven at GREEN

Food fans and chefs alike around the world know that the Spanish-made Josper oven produces arguably some of the finest cooked meats available, thanks to its 100% charcoal cooking in a controlled atmosphere.

Feeling Sporty? 5 for October!

Staying in the world of action and physical activities, October features multiple world class sporting events to ensure fans are kept on the edge of their seats.

October in Pink!

October 10 marks an important date in the calendar with the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Association’s annual Pink Walk to spread the word about Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

To the trails! Hiking Season and The Chung Yeung Festival

As temperatures in the city start to fall, there’s no better time to dust off the walking boots on one of the city’s numerous hiking trails.

Autumn Flavours at Above & Beyond

As the seasons change and new produce becomes available, our chefs at Hotel ICON work hard to bring diners the finest ingredients.

Cheers to Beers

Beer is one of the oldest drinks known to mankind – with good reason. Cold and refreshing on a warm day, there are few better ways to quench the thirst and kick back than with a glass or two.

WHAT'S ON? Hong Kong Music Agenda

Who needs Glastonbury or Coachella, when you have some of the enchanting music festivals in Hong Kong right on your doorstep. If you're in the know for music and culture, you won't want to miss these line-ups!

At Five, ICON is growing up beautifully!

But what really sets Hotel Icon apart is its individuality. It's all exactly as I had imagined it, right down to the scent in lift. Only it's better and I am proud, and who can ask for more than that?

HOT DOWN - Summer in the City

There’s no denying that summer in the Fragrant Harbour can be hot and sticky, but thankfully help is at hand with a brilliant range of options to beat the heat and allow you to see the city at its best.

FOOD DIARY - Must Eat Treats

Visitors to Hong Kong, be they first timers or regulars, often seek out the city’s most famous dishes. With more than 30,000 restaurants, the list is always going to be hotly-contested, but some have clearly stood the test of time.