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Wed, 30 Oct 2019

Hong Kong Tourism Board Appoints Dane Cheng as Executive Director

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has appointed Mr Dane Cheng as Executive Director, effective 1 November 2019.

Dane has over 30 years of deep industry knowledge in travel and tourism.

After graduating from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1986, Dane joined Cathay Pacific Airways and has since held senior positions in general management, marketing, communications and international affairs in various regions.

Hong Kong Island and Victoria Harbour. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

He was the Executive Director of Hang Lung Properties Limited from 2017 to 2019.

Dr Pang Yiu-kai, Hong Kong Tourism Board Chairman, said, I am confident that Mr Chengs profound knowledge of the Hong Kong, Mainland and international markets combined with his excellent management skills will help the HKTB continue to promote Hong Kong worldwide with effective marketing strategy. I am very pleased to have Mr Cheng joining the HKTB at this moment in time when the tourism industry faces huge challenges. I am certain that Mr Cheng will lead the team to overcome the current difficulties. Later, when the time is right, he will join forces with the travel trade and other sectors to launch a far-reaching global promotion, attracting visitors from every continent back to Hong Kong and rebuilding Hong Kongs reputation as one of the worlds leading travel destinations.

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