Asia’s oldest hotel company celebrates 150th anniversary

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Asia’s oldest hotel company celebrates 150th anniversary

The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotel group (HSH) is celebrating 150 years of history this November by throwing a spectacular event at one of its finest Peninsula hotels in Hong Kong.

The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotel Company, Limited, HSH was one of the first Companies to be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and is currently the oldest registered company on the Hong Kong Companies Registry. For a century and a half, the compelling story of HSH has been closely tied to its city of origin, Hong Kong.

Today, the HSH legacy encompasses a diverse portfolio of assets worth HK$44.2 billion including ten Peninsula Hotels around the world, The Peak Tram, The Peak Tower and The Repulse Bay Complex in Hong Kong.

 Asia's oldest hotel company celebrates 150th anniversary

To celebrate 150 years of timeless tradition meets luxurious modernity, iconic giant balloons will be tethered to the Hong Kong Peninsula hotel marking this special celebration, with special guests and Government officials attending the event.  The hand-crafted balloons highlight a milestone in HSH’s journey, looking back on the history and heritage of the brand to looking to the future. This beautiful event celebrates 150 years of style and elegance, both from a business perspective as well as a cultural one and will showcase why HSH’s flagship hotel in Hong Kong is the destination hotel for international travel.

Watch video hightlights of the 150th Gala:

Footage from the celebrations as well as interviews with notable guests and HSH spokespeople Sir Michael Kadoorie, Chairman and shareholder of HSH, and CEO Clement King Man Kwok.

Courtesy DNA

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