Hong Kong holiday
Rosewood Hotels and Resorts has just opened the doors to its newest hotel this month near Tsim Sha Tsui’s harbourfront. It features 322 guestrooms and 91 suites and residences, an outdoor infinity pool and a fitness centre overlooking the harbour. The hotel’s eight restaurants bring a variety of cuisine, such as Holt’s Café and The Legacy House which serve Cantonese fusion cuisines, while The Butterfly Room and The Butterfly Patisserie offer wonderful pastries and desserts. Patrons can also indulge in classic cocktails, rare aged spirits and vintage cigars at DarkSide, the hotel bar, which features a live jazz band each night. Coming in Autumn is Asaya, its world-renowned wellness programme which first started in Rosewood Phuket in 2017. Lifestyle coaches, nutritionists and therapists will help guests to rejuvenate, and to achieve their wellness goals with the help of healthy eating plans, fitness routines and alternative therapies catered to each individual.
Guitar legend John Mayer will be playing in Hong Kong for the first time next month. The seven-time Grammy award winner is expected to play songs from his 2017 album The Search for Everything as well as classic tunes such as Gravity, Slow Dancing In a Burning Room, and Waiting on the World to Change. He is visiting Hong Kong as part of his world tour, and also playing concerts in Tokyo, Singapore and Bangkok.
Date and time: 8 April, 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Hall 5BC, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai
Ticket prices: HK$588, HK$788, HK$988, HK$1,188
Enjoy hearty Indian cuisine at Chaiwala, a hot new eatery in Central district. Adding a modern twist to traditional Indian cuisine, the restaurant offers a wonderful selection of food in its unique three-section dining space – the “Chai bar,” featuring an old-fashioned Chai stand, the “Kitchen,” where patrons can watch chefs in action, and the “Dining Room,” which features a large central table perfect for large gatherings. Chaiwala serves dishes such as Pani Puri with Jal Jeera, Lobster Nerulli, Kerala Fish Curry and Dakshini Prawns. Cocktails are also served in unique glassware such as its Punjab Cadillac Colada, which comes in a glazed vase-style glass and Magic Lamb, which consists of rum, citrus mix, all spice, banana, dill and sage, served in a genie-style lantern.
Address: Basement, 43-55 Wyndham Street, Central
Opening hours: 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. (Saturday-Sunday), 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. (Monday-Friday)
Hong Kong Electronics Fair
Organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the Hong Kong Electronics Fair returns to the city in April. With over 2,900 different exhibitors expected at the four-day event, visitors can expect to see the latest in the world of 3D printing, eco-friendly tech, automotive electronics and healthcare electronics. This year will feature a dedicated Start-up Zone, which will have over 100 tech start-ups from Hong Kong and abroad, and a Tech Hall with four thematic zones – virtual reality, the connected home, robotics and wearable electronics. There will also be a Tech Trend Symposium where industry leaders will share the latest in market developments and insights.
Dates: 13-16 April
Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai
Opening hours: 9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (13-15 April), 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (16 April)