Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Hi travel junkies, kisses from Hong Kong. I have some very exciting news to share!
Travel Junkie Indonesia have been invited to attend the Tigerair Mandala inaugural flight and media fam trip to Hong Kong. Ooh my. It was crazy I tell you. I was in an Indonesian history – the First Indonesian LCC Flying Direct from Jakarta to Hong Kong.
What I loved? It was a FANTASTIC day for flying!!!
Tigerair Mandala has officially extended its reach to East Asia. With the opening of weekly flights from Jakarta to Hong Kong and three weekly flights from Hong Kong to Jakarta, the recently rebranded Tigerair Mandala is also the only low-cost-carrier (LCC) in Indonesia with direct flights that connect the two cities.
Tigerair Mandala embraces the simple belief that travel is about bringing people closer to their dreams and about making great experiences and memories. Tigerair Mandala is committed to provide a safe, on-time, comfortable and great travel experience with the best fare.
“We are always excited whenever we open a new route, but this one is different,” said Paul Rombeek, President Director of Tigerair Mandala about the opening of the much-anticipated Jakarta – Hong Kong route, “Our Jakarta – Hong Kong route is our longest and farthest route so far. Moreover we are the first Indonesian LCC to fly direct from Jakarta to Hong Kong.”
According to the data from Hong Kong Tourism Board, the number of Indonesian travel junkies that enters Hong Kong in 2012 reaches 521.000, which is a 15% increase compared to 2011. With the launch of this new route, Tigerair Mandala expects to drive that number further.
As “Asia’s World City”, Hong Kong is known for its metropolitan charm, multicultural environment and strong culture heritage. Hong Kong is also popular as shopping heaven in Asia where travel junkies can shop for haute couture, both international and local fashion labels, precious stones, artworks, and also gadgetry. Where to shop also varied from shopping luxury goods in Time Square to street bargain in Ladies Market.
Culinary travel junkies will not be disappointed with what Hong Kong has to offer. The city is an endless line of street food stalls and restaurants that serve anything from Asian, Middle Eastern, European, American, and all kinds of fusion cuisine.
Besides shopping and culinary, Hong Kong also offers other attractions. Victoria’s Peak is the highest point in Hong Kong where travel junkies can get their feet swept of by the breathtaking view of the city’s skyline. Hong Kong Disneyland, Ocean Park, Avenue of Stars, Ngong Ping 360, Big Bus Tour, Sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck, Tsim Tsa Tsui Promenade and Temple Street Night Market are just some of the main Hong Kong charms that are not to be missed. The Combination of these experiences is what makes Hong Kong one of the top travel destinations for Indonesians.
“Prior to the inaugural flight, we have done series of promotions on this route, from special fares (return for free promo), mall exhibition, to consumer quizzes. The fact that the customers were very excited, seen through the big enthusiasm in all promotion programs we had, makes the launch of this route even more special,” said Paul Rombeek who was distributing special souvenirs to all passengers in the inaugural flight to Hong Kong.
For more information about this route, visit tigerair.com or contact call center at +62 21 2939 6688.
It was definitely a fantastic experience that was totally worth it!
Happy Sustainable Travels!