A Singapore-based company asked us to organise a client incentive trip to Lightfoot’s other hometown of Hong Kong for the British & Irish Lions test match with the Asia Pacific Barbarians.
Day 1: Arrival into Hong Kong
The group will arrive on an early morning flight from Singapore to a lovely sunny day in Hong Kong. First stop was check in at The Upper House, one of the city’s most elegant boutique hotels located near its central business district.
Next was a traditional dim sum lunch at one of Hong Kong’s most famous tea houses, Luk Yu Tea House. Opened in 1933, it is famous for its colonial style, old-school traditions, and loyal customers who have been coming for decades.
The group will then disperse to spend the afternoon at leisure. Some may chose to do a spot of shopping in Pacific Place, a shopping centre filled with big name brands, as well as a few local boutiques. Others may opt to escape the fierce city heat and indulge in a little spa action at the nearby Mandarin Oriental’s renowned spa. The rest of the group can take part in a city tour that ended up in Stanley Market on the island’s south side.
Back at the hotel in the early evening, the group will meet at The Upper House’s Cafe Gray Bar for pre-dinner sunset drinks overlooking the Hong Kong harbour. Located on the 49th floor of the hotel, the bar has stunning views of the city as well as delicious and innovative cocktails. Dinner is then served at Cafe Gray Deluxe, one of the city’s most well-loved restaurants
Day 2: Sporty day on the green and in the stadium
Early wake up call for a day out golfing after which the group will head back to the hotel for quick showers and refreshments before heading down to the Hong Kong stadium for the main event – the British & Irish Lions vs the Asia Pacific Barbarians. In box seats with superb views over the stadium, the group will watch the two teams battle it out.
The group will then be free to spend the rest of the evening at leisure.
Day 3: Departure
After a late night, everyone will sleep in and the first event on the agenda will be a big brunch at Cafe Gray Deluxe – bacon and eggs, lots of water, and even a few Bloody Mary’s can be enjoyed. The group will be given a late check out and so next stop is a trip up to the Peak on the world-famous Peak Tram. Running from Central to the Peak, the tram first started running in 1926 and is a must-do on any Hong Kong visitor’s list. Precipitously clinging to the side of the hill, the views as you near the top are truly spectacular.