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Finally, another long weekend is on the horizon thanks to the Mid-Autumn Festival! It presents a perfect opportunity to head off for a short haul trip with your family and gaze at the moon from another location other than Hong Kong – and with™, it’s simply never too late to book for your special moments. And where in the world do Hongkongers think the moon is the roundest? Taking a look at the top searched destinations on the website may shed some insights:

Top searched overseas destinations of Hongkongers for the 2016 Mid-Autumn Festival long weekend via Hong Kong website

Rank Destinations
1 Tokyo
2 Bangkok
3 Osaka
4 Macau
5 Taipei
6 Okinawa
7 Seoul
8 Phuket
9 Singapore
10 Fukuoka

Already have had your fill of trips to the usual favourites? Here’s some of the up and coming destinations with the biggest increase in search rate comparing to last year’s Mid-Autumn Festival for your consideration:

Destinations Year-on-Year Growth
Kagoshima +450%
Da Nang +250%
Fukuoka +100%

Act quickly and book with between now and 11 September via the dedicated page ( to earn 4 Asia Miles per HK$10 spent (with a minimum spending of HK$2,500, excluding tax and handling fees)! More details are available on Asia Miles dedicated pages on the website.

Hotel Recommendations

Banyan Tree Bangkok – Genuine Guest Review Score: 4.5/5


Listed on as one the Loved by Guests hotels: The most luxury option of all recommendations here, this hotel is a 5-star hotel located in the Sathorn/Silom area. With world-class spa and beautiful rooms offering fantastic views over the city, even staying in for moon-gazing can be a good idea in this hotel.

Rooms start at HK$1,047# per room per night.

 Hotel Mystays Premier Akasaka – Genuine Guest Review Score: 4.5/5


Listed on as one the Loved by Guests hotels: One of the newest hotels recommended here – the hotel had its grand opening in June! Since the hotel is located close to Roppongi Hills and the Midtown area, guests staying here should find it easy to get access to Tokyo’s famous nightlife. Subway station is also nearby for those who wish to get around the city.

Rooms start at HK$485# per room per night.
Listed on as one the Loved by Guests hotels
: This hotel is located in downtown Kagoshima, with the Tenmonkan shopping centre and entertainment district nearby. Also available for the guests visiting this hotel are natural hot spring spas with open-air baths, fantastic for a chilly fall night.Hotel Dormy Inn Kagoshima Natural Hot Spring – Genuine Guest Review Score: 4.5/5


Rooms start at HK$397# per room per night.

Hakata Tokyu REI Hotel – Genuine Guest Review Score: 4.5/5


Listed on as one the Loved by Guests hotels: Whilst the hotel positions itself as a business hotel, it is still a perfect choice for leisure travellers with its spacious rooms and central location. Shopaholics can take a stroll in the Amu Plaza Hakata, otherwise the JR station downstairs will take you to nearby destinations with no problem.

Rooms start at HK$545# per room per night. 

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#All prices are correct as of 7 September, 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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