WorldGBC Congress 2015 Hong Kong - Tours (31 Oct)

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WorldGBC Congress 2015 Hong Kong - Tours (31 Oct)

About the tours

Commercial Development Cluster Tour

Discover how Swire Properties, one of Hong Kong’s leading developers, transforms the eastern part of the Hong Kong island from an industrial district of dockyards and sugar refineries into the city’s largest privately owned business district and residential community.

Spanning a gross floor area of 9.23 million sq ft and encompassing a 61-block residential estate, 13 office buildings, the island’s largest shopping mall, Cityplaza, a 345-room lifestyle hotel and a 48-storey serviced apartments, the community is home to 300 international companies with over 60,000 people commuting to work every day and another 60,000 people residing in the community.

In the past 10 years, Swire Properties increased its total gross floor area in Hong Kong by 14% while achieving a simultaneous 12% energy reduction, demonstrating a successful integration of environmental considerations throughout the entire lifecycle of the buildings, from design and construction, to operations and management.

Lantau Island Eco-Tour

Pick up from hotel and transfer to Asia World-Expo by coach to visit the Eco Expo Asia 2015 which organised by HKTDC and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, and co-hosted by the Environment Bureau of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Eco Expo Asia is the region’s leading trade fair for environmental protection products, services and technologies, allowing governments, businesses and individuals to pursue a healthy, sustainable green future by exploring thousands of innovative products and services in one location.  In 2014, the Expo gathered over 300 exhibitors from 22 countries and regions, and attracted more than 10,800 international buyers.  The 2015 edition will feature diverse thematic zones to help address government environmental protection initiatives in Asia, covering:

  ♦  Air & Water Quality
  ♦  Eco-friendly Product
  ♦  Energy Efficiency & Energy
  ♦  Green Building Solution & Service
  ♦  Green Transportation
  ♦  Waste Management & Recycling

Afterwards, experience the traditional Chinese culture and the greenery of Lantau Island, the largest island in Hong Kong with this multifaceted tour. Begin your journey with a cable car ride and experience the breathtaking view of Lantau Island. Walk through the Ngong Ping Village, including Po Lin Monastery and Giant Buddha, the world’s tallest outdoor seated bronze Buddha.

The tour continues to Tai O, a place also known as the Venice of Hong Kong, offering the type of small village charm with stilts houses for that has been part of Hong Kong for generations. Coach transfer back to the hotel.


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