The “Star” Ferry Ranks First Runner-up in the “Top 10 Must-see Destinations” in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, May 6, 2011 …... The “Star” Ferry Company, Limited (The “Star” Ferry) announced today that it has been rated first runner-up in the "Top 10 Must-See Destinations in Hong Kong" among 302 attractions in Hong Kong poll by the travellers of the world's largest travel website TripAdvisor.com ("TripAdvisor").
TripAdvisor is a pioneer of user-generated content that provides unbiased attractions reviews, photos and travel advice with more than 500,000 travelers visit every day. While Hong Kong ranked 10th in the worldwide choice of top destinations, the highest of any Asian cities, The "Star" Ferry was rated first runner-up of must-see attractions among 302 Hong Kong attractions.
The "Star" Ferry receives the following worldwide compliments as found in TripAdvisor:
- Fiver75 from Melbourne, Australia: The "Star" Ferry is a historical icon of Hong Kong with views of the modern country and they offer and excellent service around the bay in their distinctive white and green ferries. All in all, the "Star" Ferry trip was excellent and I highly recommended it to all visitors to Hong Kong!
- FormulaF3 from Bangalore, India: The ride is a not-to-missed peaceful experience that provides wonderful views of city skylines.
- GlasgowSiobhan from Glasgow, Scotland: The "Star" Ferry is the must-visit cheap and convenient way to cross the Victoria in about 10 minutes.
- Where_is_emily from Guangzhou, China: The "Star" Ferry is probably the cheapest, most scenic, quick and fun ride to cross between islands.
"It is our pleasure to be elected by the travellers of TripAdvisor. Victoria Harbour and The "Star" Ferry are indivisible. As one of Hong Kong's major tourist icons, The "Star" Ferry shall continue to provide reliable, enjoyable and economical cross-harbour services to local commuters, visitors and tourists alike," said Mr Johnny Leung, General Manager of The "Star" Ferry.
Established in 1898, The "Star" Ferry was also named by the National Geographic Traveler in 1999 as one of the "50 Places of a Lifetime".
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