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June 8, 2016 OTA News No Comments Email Email

Modern teens in cafeHongkongers rejoice!™ is offering an 8% discount for all purchases made via its mobile app. Starting today, customers booking travel accommodation with the mobile app can enter the code MOBAPP8* before they finalise their order to enjoy 8% off* their entire purchase. According to the latest Mobile Travel Tracker, a global study of 9,200 travellers across 31 countries, more than half (55%) of Hong Kong travellers book their travels with their mobile. If you are not one of them yet, now is a great time to get started!

The Mobile Travel Tracker also shows that Hongkongers love showing off, and there’s no problem with that! The majority of Hong Kong travellers (72%) spend an hour or two on social media while abroad, and their favourite ways to let the world know about their adventures include uploading snaps (42%), checking-in at cool places (36%) and putting up text status updates (32%). And with this fantastic discount, Hongkongers get a great opportunity to get fresh content for their social media profiles!

Hong Kong travellers may use the discount code for all hotel bookings between now and 3 October 2016. Below is a list of hotels in locations where Hongkongers usually go to right before summer hits, for your reference. New locations where local carriers will offer direct flights to in the near future are also included below.

Mobile-only Deal Sale

–       Booking period: from today till 3 July, 2016

–       Travel period: from today till 3 October, 2016

 Hotel Recommendations

Destination: Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei M Hotel – Main station – Genuine Guest Review Score: 4.3/5

 Located in the heart of Taipei city, this hotel is relatively close to a handful of landmarks. They include Taipei zoo, Taiwan Democracy Memorial Park and the Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei. Also on offer is a full range of amenities from spa facilities to a business centre. A fantastic choice for travellers looking to experience Taipei!

Rooms start at HK$535# per room per night. 

Destination: Bangkok, Thailand

 For travellers looking for a hotel that provides a retreat from their busy lifestyle, this hotel is a great option. Located on the banks of the grand Chao Phraya River, the hotel is surrounded in lush greenery and offers a beautiful setting for guests to enjoy the sunset with their significant other. A new night market is also located nearby for its guests’ shopping and entertainment needs. Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort – Genuine Guest Review Score: 4.5/5

Rooms start at HK$639# per room per night. 

Destination: Seoul, South Korea

JW Marriott Hotel Seoul – Genuine Guest Review Score: 4.5/5

Conveniently located near an express bus terminal and a subway station, guests staying in this hotel can expect to get around the vibrant city of Seoul easily. Hotel also offers buses to and from the Incheon International Airport for fliers. Those in the mood to do some shopping can also visit the nearby Banpo Shopping Centre, which is within walking distance.

Rooms start at HK$1,382# per room per night. 

Destination: Takamatsu, Japan

The modern looking hotel offers an affordable option for travellers. It is centrally located in the middle of the city’s entertainment district, and is only 5 minutes away on foot from a nearby train station. Guests staying in this hotel can easily reach the Takamatsu City Museum of Art and Takamatsu Castle, both of them being places that are worth visiting and relatively close to the hotel. Dormy Inn Takamatsu – Genuine Guest Review Score: 4.2/5

Rooms start at HK$714# per room per night. 

Destination: Kagoshima, Japan

Rooms start at HK$310# per room per night. Reachable by car from the airport or by train, this hotel is situated in the centre of Kagoshima’s busiest shopping district, Tenmonkan. Travellers, besides shopping nearby, can also visit the Terukuni Shrine or the various parks in the city. Great for those travelling with family. Remm Kagoshima – Genuine Guest Review Score: 4.2/5

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#All prices are correct as of 6 June, 2016 but are subject to change. Please see specific details for each hotel listed by clicking at the hotel of your interest, and search with your preferred dates for travel to see the discounted rates for your stay.

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