The Peninsula Hong Kong

Cartier's HK$2 billion collection proves an irresistible attraction to the A-listers

The annual preview of Cartier's Haute Joaillerie collection is one of the most anticipated events, not just for the jewellery trade but also for the city's A-listers.

Tuesday, 8 May, 2012, 12:00am

HK hotels raise the bar

Hong Kong is home to 193 hotels with a total of 63,183 rooms. But with 22.32 million overnight visitors - or 53 per cent of total visitors - a year, hotel rooms are still in high demand. As competition has intensified, hotels of all classes have to constantly upgrade their facilities to attract more business.

2 May 2012 - 12:00am

New on the block

For Hong Kong yummy mummies, and some severely fashionable tots, Seed will be an all-too familiar name. Seed Heritage, on the other hand, may not be.

The childrenswear and womenswear collections of the Australian brand are combined under that name, in the comfortable surrounds of stores in Queen's Road Central and The Peninsula hotel, both of which opened in January.

1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Old-school dinners

Hong Kong Island has most of the city's fashionable dining venues, but with more trend-conscious operations opening in places such as K-11 and iSquare, Tsim Sha Tsui is catching up.

9 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Peninsula hotel's big revamp to hit profit

Earnings at The Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels (HSH), owner of the Peninsula chain of luxury hotels, could suffer a setback next year when nearly half of the guest rooms at its most profitable Hong Kong unit are due to be renovated.

17 May 2011 - 12:00am

Peninsula moves the furniture to celebrate a more genteel Hong Kong

For its 80th anniversary, the Peninsula Hotel is bringing back some of its traditions.

On Sunday the furniture was cleared from the lobby to revive the Sunday afternoon tea dances held at the hotel during colonial times, bringing a sense of genteel nostalgia in a refined setting.

19 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Record take at HK flagship lifts Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels

Tsim Sha Tsui icon is key driver behind 31pc increase in profits to HK$904m

A record-breaking performance at the iconic Peninsula hotel helped Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels lift profit before non-operating items 31 per cent to HK$904 million last year.

16 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Peace Hotel shutting for a makeover

Shanghai's iconic Peace Hotel is closing for up to two years for a near 500 million yuan makeover.

The 78-year-old art deco hotel on the historic riverside Bund has stopped taking reservations for its 380 guest rooms from April 1.

27 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Peak performance

The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels said its flagship hotel, The Peninsula in Tsim Sha Tsui, registered its best performance since 1997 in the first half of this year. Booming global travel and a one-off gain of $1.17 billion from the sale of the Kowloon Hotel boosted the luxury hotelier's interim net profit to $1.26 billion, from $127 million in the same period last year.

7 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

HK's Peninsula ranked world's 27th best hotel

Updated at 7.01pm: Hong Kong's Peninsula Hotel was ranked the 27th best hotel in the world and the 10th in Asia, a local newspaper reported on Wednesday.

The Chinese-language news daily Ming Pao reported a survey by US magazine Travel and Leisure. Readers ranked the Peninsula Hotel 27th among the world's 100 best hotels this year.

13 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Peninsula needs creative director to flourish in role

An exceptional role for creative individuals with a passion for art and design, as well as the imagination to conjure up breathtaking floral arrangements for a legendary organisation, has just appeared on the radar.

12 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

The Exhibition

The Exhibition

Shanghai Yesterdays

Soft-focused everyday scenes of pre-war Shanghai by Wang Qing Quan. Daily, 10am-7pm, JGallery, The Peninsula Hotel, ME 10-12, TST. Inquiries: 2369 9062. Ends Jan 31

16 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Peninsula Hotel artist calls time on his day job

Law Bun has more time for his beloved painting these days. After 31 years as a room attendant at the Peninsula Hotel, he retired on Sunday after turning 60.

But the artist will not be forgotten at the Peninsula. In the hotel's Spring Moon restaurant, guests dine off china he hand-painted.

7 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Check in

Hi-tech hotel: Mongkok will get its first five-star hotel in July. The Langham Place Hotel says it will be the most technologically advanced hotel in Asia Pacific. Thanks to its 'wi-fi bubble', guests will be able to use their in-room mobile phone and access wireless broadband throughout the hotel.

11 May 2004 - 12:00am

The Exhibition

The Exhibition

Red & Black

Recent works by Shanghai-born Tsui Tinyun. exploring the conflict between tradition and modernity, order and disorder, intention and action. Thu-Sat, Kee Club, 6/F, 32 Wellington St, Central. Then from May 16 at J. Gallery, ME10-12, The Peninsula hotel, Salisbury Rd, Kowloon. Inquiries: 2369 9062. Ends May 27

9 May 2004 - 12:00am