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Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel: Proudly continues to be the official Hotel for the Hong Kong Sevens

March 30, 2017 Hotel News No Comments Email Email

Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, situated in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui, is proud to be the Hong Kong Sevens’ official hotel partner for the 19th consecutive year. One week before matches commence, the Hong Kong Sevens’ teams descend on Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, creating an exciting buzz in the hotel and around the whole neighbourhood. The Hong Kong Sevens tournament will reside at its famous location, the Hong Kong Stadium from 7 to 9 April 2017.

For the 2017 tournament, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel will accommodate all 28 teams in over 400 guestrooms. The players will reside at Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel from 3 to 10 April. The hotel has 18 years of experience in providing the highest levels of hospitality for the rugby stars and catering to their special requirements, from providing bottled water, sports drinks, towels and ice packs to healthy and delicious cuisine. Hotel associates are excited to welcome back the players and provide exceptional service for guests throughout their stay.

Below are some interesting figures from last year’s Hong Kong Sevens:

2016 Fun Facts

Luggage handled 1,400 pieces
Towels used 6,400 pieces
Water consumption 30,000 bottles
Ice packs used 1,040 pieces
Sushi consumption 18,000 pieces
Salmon consumption 250 pieces (whole salmon)
Banana consumption 4,000 pieces
Watermelon consumption 600kg

The international event draws rugby fans from around the world. “The Hong Kong Sevens is a highly anticipated annual sporting event and a wonderfully fun weekend in Hong Kong. Every year we welcome rugby enthusiasts of all generations, from as far away as Australia, UK and USA. These loyal fans eagerly await the return of this annual event and many choose to stay at Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel to experience first handle the buzz and excitement surrounding the teams. It is truly the calendar sporting event of the year,” says Thomas Salg, General Manager of Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong.

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