The 2nd Career Expo of Aero-Bridgehead Economy Zone Opening Ceremony Employer Network brings Transformation and New Upgrade to the Lantau and Northwest New Territories
North Lantau is anticipating the completion of multiple economic and transportation infrastructural projects in the upcoming years. These strategic developments, including but not limited to the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, Tsuen Mun-Chek Lap Kok Link, the Third Runway and North Commercial District, will position North Lantau, as known as Aero-Bridgehead Economy Zone, to be Hong Kong’s future economic and employment growth engine. Aero-Bridgehead Economy Employers Network (the Network) is set up tocapitalize on these advantages with strategic and innovative solutions.
Echoing the success of 1st Career Expo launched last year, over 45 booths participated at the 2nd Career Expo of Aero-Bridgehead Economy Zone to showcase over 5,500 career opportunities (37% more than the 1st expo) in an extended period of four days between 14 March and 17 March. Mr Stephen Sui, Secretary of Labour and Welfare, officiated the Opening Ceremony today with representatives from the Aero-Bridgehead Economy Employers Network.
The Network collaborates with various merchants and Tap & Go Payment Service (“Tap & Go”), a mobile payment service operated by HKT Payment Limited which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of HKT, to launch the brand new e-Lantau Pass. The Pass, Hong Kong’s first regional employee benefit initiative, will be integrated into the Tap & Go mobile wallet, enabling theNetwork employees and their family members to enjoy discounts for hotel, dining, transport and entertainment, exceling the region a fun and enjoyable platform for career development.
Mr Allen Ha, Convenor of Aero-Bridgehead Economy Employers Network, expressed the excitement and importance of the new career hub. “The establishment of the Hong Kong’s first e-Lantau Pass enables employees of the Network to enjoy discounts and benefits from regional-level. To seize the upcoming tremendous opportunities in Lantau, the employers have joint hand to strengthen talent nourishment, foster youth upward mobility and promote Lantau as a pleasant career platform. More diversified projects are expected to be carried out by theNetwork this year, we welcome more joining forces to create a win-win platform.”
The e-Lantau Pass will be officially launched in April in the Tap & Go mobile wallet. Users can simply present the e-Lantau Pass to the participating merchants to enjoy various membership privileges.
Tap & Go will participate in the 2nd Career Expo. Job seekers can experience convenient and reliable mobile payment of Tap & Go and learn more about the e-Lantau Pass at their booth. They can also design their own Tap & Go Card with Lantau characteristics as well as personalizing their Tap & Go mobile wallet interface. Tap & Go is subject to the relevant terms and conditions. For details, please visit Tap & Go’s website www.tapngo.com.hk (Stored Value Facilities Licence Number: SVF0002).