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Venue and local area information
TZMI Congress 2017 will take place at the InterContinental Hotel, Hong Kong.

All rooms at specially negotiated price for TZMI Congress delegate have been sold out, should you require rooms it will be upon hotel availability at daily best rate.

InterContinental Hotel
18 Salisbury Road
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel : +852 2721 1211

The InterContinental Hong Kong is conveniently located on the Kowloon waterfront overlooking Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island. The hotel is built over the harbour’s edge and boasts the most spectacular uninterrupted views of Hong Kong.

All of the hotel's guest rooms have modern styling with Asian accents, a generous working space and high-tech enhancements including LCD televisions, Bose home entertainment sound systems, iPod docking stations and high-speed wireless broadband internet, which means that guests can make the most of their leisure time and conduct business at the touch of a button.

Hong Kong

Arriving in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a major international transport hub serviced by more than 80 airlines and numerous cruise lines, and by ferries and trains from Mainland China.

Hong Kong International Airport is one of the world’s best and most modern airports offering a comprehensive range of facilities and services to travellers entering and leaving Hong Kong. The airport offers arriving passengers direct access to train, bus, taxi and hotel transport, as well as high-speed ferries to Mainland China.

All passengers aged 12 and above departing Hong Kong International Airport must pay a HK$120 Air Passenger Departure Tax (normally included in the price of the airline ticket). This is waived for passengers who arrive and depart the same day.

There is also a security charge of HK$33 (normally included in the price of the airline ticket) to maintain the standards of safety, security and passenger services currently required at international airports.

Getting Around Hong Kong


The MTR rail system covers all major districts in the territory, and includes stops at the boundary with Mainland China (Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau). The MTR consists of ten lines: Island, Tsuen Wan, Kwun Tong, Tseung Kwan O, Tung Chung, West Rail, East Rail, Ma On Shan and Disneyland Resort, as well as an Airport Express.


Taxis are plentiful throughout Hong Kong apart from remote areas, and can be hailed on the street (except restricted areas) or summoned by phone. All are metered, relatively cheap, airconditioned and clean.

There are three types of taxis: red, blue and green. Red taxis service the majority of areas in Hong Kong, however all taxi types service the airport and Hong Kong Disneyland. You might also opt for the taxi queue at a hotel or taxi stand.


With its coastal location and many outlying islands, Hong Kong operates regular ferry routes connecting Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the outlying islands, as well as Macau and neighbouring cities in mainland China.


Automated teller machines (ATMs) can be found almost everywhere and some HSBC ‘Electronic Money’ machines provide 24-hour cash withdrawal (HK$) facilities for Visa and MasterCard holders.

American Express cardholders have access to ‘Aeon’ ATMs and can withdraw local currency with Express Cash service in town.


The legal tender is the Hong Kong dollar (HK$), which is linked to the US dollar at a rate of about 7.80 HKD to 1 USD, although exchange rates may fluctuate slightly.


You can exchange your currency for Hong Kong dollars at authorised money exchangers. At Hong Kong International Airport, currency exchange counters are conveniently open from early morning to late at night. There are 24-hour automated teller machines. The exchange rate fluctuates daily depending on the money market.


The TZMI Congress will be held during Autumn with pleasant breezes, plenty of sunshine and comfortable temperatures. Many people regard these as the best months of the year to visit Hong Kong.


Upon arrival in Hong Kong, automatic sensors will take your temperature at the Hong Kong International Airport and boundary control points, and if it is high, you will be required to have a quick health check.

Vaccination certificates are usually not required. Check with your local carriers because requirements may change.

Tap water is soft in character and conforms to the guidelines for drinking-water quality recommended by the World Health Organisation. However, most people prefer to drink bottled water. Mineral water including major imported brands is readily available from supermarkets and convenience stores.


Nationals of most countries do not require visas and can stay for periods varying from 7 days to 180 days, depending on nationality.

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220V / 50Hz. The electrical sockets used are the same as the United Kingdom. We recommend an international adapter be purchased for your travels to Hong Kong.


Smoking is prohibited in all indoor public places, including restaurants, karaokes, malls and bars. The smoking ban also covers both indoor and outdoor areas of some premises such as public beaches and swimming pools, escalators and the Hong Kong Wetland Park. It also applies to public transport carriers and facilities


Chinese (Cantonese is widely spoken) and English are the official languages of Hong Kong. All official signs are bilingual (using traditional characters). Most shops and restaurants also have English signage. Most taxi drivers and salespeople are able to communicate in English.


Greenwich Mean Time +8 hours.


Programme announced

More than 250 delegates registered

TZMI Congress 2017 Registration Form


Professionals from the titanium and zircon industry, their suppliers and customers.


- Mineral sands producers
- New projects
- Zirconium and Zircon
- TiO2 pigment
- End-use markets
- Titanium metal
- Regional focuses
- Sustainability


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