AVIAREPS extends its Greater China presence with 6th regional office
Hong Kong (1 June 2017) – AVIAREPS, the global leader in tourism, aviation, hospitality and trade promotion representation, has expanded its presence in Greater China with the opening of an office in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong office becomes the 6th AVIAREPS office within the Greater China region in addition to offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Taipei.
Hong Kong’s economy continues to grow making it an attractive market for tourism, hospitality and trade promotion entities seeking high spending consumers with eclectic tastes. Substantial in size and high in per capita spending, in 2015, Hong Kong spent US$22.9 billion on international travel and ranked Asia’s 3rd largest, and the world’s 11th largest, source market. In 2016, Hong Kong citizens made 91.76 million departures, up 3%. On average, a Hong Kong citizen makes 12.7 departures in a year. These trends are expected to continue, especially as the expansion of airlift and flight connections to and from Hong Kong continue to grow.
Says Edgar Lacker, Chief Executive Officer, AVIAREPS : “The region of Greater China continues to provide unparalleled opportunities for airline, tourism, hospitality and trade promotion. Hong Kong has long been a trading and aviation hub, and it was only a matter of time before we opened here. Now with six AVIAREPS directly owned offices within Greater China, we can provide our clients with the on the ground expertise, networks and know-how to make them a success throughout all major cities within the region.”
Located in the heart of Causeway Bay, the AVIAREPS Hong Kong office enjoys a prime location amidst the city’s commercial and business district, that also boasts a plethora of upscale boutique retail outlets and restaurants.
AVIAREPS Hong Kong opens its doors already with an impressive representative client portfolio consisting of Hilton Worldwide, Value Retail, Dubai Exports and COPA Airlines.
Founded in Germany in 1994 with an extensive office network that spans all six inhabited continents with 62 self-owned offices across 46 countries, the AVIAREPS Group is the world’s leading airline and tourism representation company with over 100 airlines and more than 150 tourism, hospitality, retail and trade promotion clients in its portfolio. In addition to providing well established passenger General Sales Agent (GSA) services and tourism marketing representation, clients are also offered expertise and services in digital marketing, public relations, advertising, IT solutions, consulting, financial services, airport marketing, and trade & retail promotion.