Best New Hong Kong Attraction
Winner: The Peak
Hong Kong’s premier tourist attraction has had a reboot: the Peak Galleria is fully redesigned and restocked, and the Peak Tram is fresh off part one of a renovation.
‘The Peak was always worth visiting for the view – but now it’s worth going for everything else, too.’–Adam White, group editor of Cathay Pacific’s Discovery and Silkroad magazines, and also part of our panel of travel experts
Best New Hong Kong Attraction Shortlist
Xiqu Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui
The first major venue to open as part of the West Kowloon Cultural District, this thoroughly modern venue is dedicated to the promotion and preservation of a thoroughly traditional art form: xiqu, or Chinese opera. Apart from its main theatre, it also houses an intimate Tea House Theatre, which is perfect for an introductory taste to the artform.
The Mills, Tsuen Wan
The landmark revitalisation of Nan Fung’s textile mills to create a destination that celebrates Hong Kong’s industrial heritage in textiles and supports techstyle startups and the future of fashion.
This art centre for contemporary dance and music is located at the heart of West Kowloon’s Art Park and brings pioneering artistic performances and events to Hong Kong.
Tsim Sha Tsui’s new arts and culture district is home to new office concept K11 Atelier, luxury residences K11 Artus, the new Rosewood Hotel and outdoor exhibition and event space Salisbury Garden.
Avenue of Stars
Hong Kong’s very own Walk of Fame, the Avenue of Stars, which honours Hong Kong’s movie stars, has been reimagined by New York’s High Line designer James Corner Field Operations with sustainability in mind.
Ant-Man and The Wasp: Nano Battle, Hong Kong Disneyland
Hong Kong Disneyland expanded its Marvel-themed offering with this high-tech interactive adventure that shrinks visitors down to ant-size to join Ant-Man and the Wasp in a battle to defend an attack on Stark Tower in Kowloon.