Hong Kong, 3 August 2017 – Enjoy the freedom and convenience of unlimited connectivity with free international calls to 10 regions and zero data roaming charges whenever you check-in at Marco Polo Hongkong, Gateway and Prince Hotels. The handy is a smartphone for travellers with the power to keep guests totally connected while exploring the city. It comes pre-loaded with bespoke software specifically designed for tourists visiting Hong Kong. The handy goes even beyond the traditional smartphone since guests can access the world digitally but also to stay connected with local events and receive exclusive ticketing offers or discounts. Savvy business travellers will definitely appreciate the invaluable service of receiving their incoming hotel room phone calls on their handy device which absolutely guarantees that no important calls are missed.
The handy is a complimentary value added service for room guests featuring the following built-in benefits:
- Unlimited 3G mobile internet
- Unlimited local and international calls (10 designated regions, including Australia, China, Germany, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines, the UK and the USA)
- Wi-Fi hotspot and tethering to other mobile devices such as laptops and tablets
- Instant access to the hotel concierge
- Popular pre-loaded social media apps (Facebook, WeChat etc) so guests can easily share status updates and travel highlights
- Hong Kong dining and city guide plus ticketing offers
The key highlight of using the complimentary handy smartphone upon checking in any of the three Marco Polo hotels in Hong Kong would be that guests can also receive exclusive offers ranging from hotel packages to restaurant specials. Insider coverage of the major events and signature highlights of Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel from the much anticipated Rugby Sevens to the Hong Kong Art Fair and the iconic German Bierfest will be featured in the handy device with push message notifications to keep guests constantly updated on all hotel happenings. Shopping promotions will also be second nature to Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel due to its ideal location in the heart of Harbour City, the city’s largest shopping mall with over 450 shops and around 50 restaurants.
The top rated traveller apps are already pre-loaded on the handy device from currency converter, maps, and news services to iTranslate and other highly useful travel apps. Moreover, guests can also install any app of their choice from the Google Play Store since the handy device is based on the Android operating system.
The fact that you can call the hotel concierge directly wherever you may be in Hong Kong to arrange personalised services from transportations to travel tips is a luxury beyond measure. Imagine enjoying the sights of Victoria Harbour from the Star Ferry and you suddenly decide to call room service in advance, so when you get back to your hotel, dinner is served in your room as soon as you return.
Marco Polo Hotels - Hong Kong
Situated in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui in Kowloon, the three Marco Polo hotels in Hong Kong, namely Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, Gateway Hotel and Prince Hotel, form part of Harbour City – Hong Kong’s largest shopping complex with more than 450 shops featuring the world’s leading luxury brands. The three hotels comprise 1,459 well-appointed and spacious guestrooms and suites, all equipped with complimentary handy smartphone and Wi-Fi plus deluxe amenities. Every Marco Polo hotel befits the new-age traveller, whether on business or leisure, with its elegant design, impeccable service and modern comforts. The three Marco Polo hotels in Hong Kong are part of Wharf Hotels, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd, a Hong Kong-listed company with core business interests in property and investments in communications and container-terminal operations.