Australian rugby star Nick “Honey Badger” Cummins (left) at the now-closed Tung Po Kitchen in a promotional video for the Hong Kong Tourism Board. Photo: Youtube / HKTB
Australian rugby star Nick “Honey Badger” Cummins (left) at the now-closed Tung Po Kitchen in a promotional video for the Hong Kong Tourism Board. Photo: Youtube / HKTB
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Dear Hong Kong Tourism Board, enough of the clichés – the city just isn’t what it was

  • ‘Pearl of the Orient’, ‘East meets West’ – milked for decades, these weary Hong Kong tropes, hackneyed beyond redemption, continue to be recycled
  • Recent unintentionally hilarious promotional clips designed to attract tourists show how devoid of ideas the city’s tourism marketing strategists really are

Australian rugby star Nick “Honey Badger” Cummins (left) at the now-closed Tung Po Kitchen in a promotional video for the Hong Kong Tourism Board. Photo: Youtube / HKTB
Australian rugby star Nick “Honey Badger” Cummins (left) at the now-closed Tung Po Kitchen in a promotional video for the Hong Kong Tourism Board. Photo: Youtube / HKTB
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