Hong Kong Travel Deals Abound

A look at some of the dozens of packages available

Ritz Tours is offering pack-ages to Hong Kong starting at $599 per person, including air on Cathay Pacific, five nights hotel accommodation, daily breakfast, half-day city tour, transfers, mu-seum pass and ferry tickets. For departures through Sept. 30, tickets must be issued by July 25. www.ritztours.com.

Pacific Delight Tours is of-fering a seven-day locally hosted tour to Hong Kong starting at $650, including air from Los An-geles, five nights accommoda-tion, local guides, sightseeing, transfers, flight insurance, and various daily activities. www.pacificdelighttours.com.

GTS Globotours is offering a four-night Hong Kong package starting at $725, including air, ac-commodation, transfers, museum pass, taxes and service charges, local guides, and flight insurance. www.globotours.net.

Aberdeen Tours is offering three-night packages starting at $549 per person, including air, three nights hotel accommoda-tion, transfers, museum pass, ferry pass, and half-day tour. www.aberdeentours.com.

Travel Bound is offering a Hong Kong package starting at $549 per person, including air, four nights Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kowloon, half-day sightseeing, transfers, taxes and service charges. Must be booked by July 10 for travel by Sept. 30. www.BookTravelBound.com.

Grand Holidays is offering a two-for-one price starting at $1,098 for a seven-day Hong Kong vacation. www.grandholidays.com.

Star Cruises will return to Hong Kong and Singapore this month with the SuperStar Leo and SuperStar Virgo. Because of the SARS outbreak, the ships had been deployed in Australia since April. www.starcruises.com.

Victoria Cruises will resume Yangtze River sailings in August with three cruises per week in each direction. In September, four cruises per week will be of-fered, with daily sailings resuming next year. Victoria is also offering attractive discounts and travel agent fam rates. 800-348-8084. www.victoriacruises.com.

The Peninsula Hong Kong is offering promotional rates starting at $228 for a Superior room through Aug. 31. www.peninsula.com.

Pleasant Holidays is offering a seven-day, five-night Hong Kong Summer Value holiday for $699 per person, double occu-pancy. The package includes air on Cathay Pacific Airways; five nights at the Kowloon Hotel, round-trip airport transfers, a half-day island tour, flight insurance, taxes and service charges. www.pleasantholidays.com.

Asian Affair Holidays and Singapore Airlines are offering a five-night Hong Kong vacation starting at $549, double, including air from San Francisco, accom-modation at the Harbour Plaza Hong Kong Hotel, taxes and ser-vice charges, transfers, daily breakfasts, half-day tour, island hopping and museum passes. Valid through July 12.

Malaysia Airlines is offering reduced-price fares starting at $999 for travel to Asia, including three-nights-free hotel accommo-dations in cities around the region through Oct. 29. www.malaysiaairlines.com.

China Southern Airlines is offering “Welcome Back to China” fares of $999 round trip from LAX for PremiumEconomy seats through July 11. Bookings must be made through the airline’s U.S. reservation office: 888-338-8988.

Universal Travel System is offering various Hong Kong pro-motions starting with $744, dou-ble, including air on Asiana Air-lines from Los Angeles, transfers, accommodations, half-day island tour. Packages up to five nights are available. Valid for travel through Oct. 15. www.uts-travel.com.

The Hong Kong Tourism Board Web site lists a number of two-for-one offers by various tour operators and airlines, starting as low as $888 for two people to stay three nights, with various hotel options, including air.