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Visa Application Support

For Visa Application Support (Issue invitation letter to attend APICTA for visa application and bulk submission of visa application to HK Immigration Department by hand), please contact:

Miss Carol Ho, Hong Kong Computer Society
Email: [email protected]

Economies that require visa to Hong Kong:

  • Bangladesh
  • Myanmar
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Vietnam
Hong Kong IMMD

Mainland China Visitors

For Mainland China - need to apply entry permit

Chinese Taipei Visitors

For Chinese Taipei - need to apply entry permit

Special Fares From Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific, the home carrier of Hong Kong, offers APICTA 2023 delegates an exclusive opportunity to enjoy great savings on flights to Hong Kong.

Book online via the MICE online offer page or contact Cathay Pacific's Global Contact Centres and quote the MICE Event Code (please get the MICE Event Code from your economy coordinator). 

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Travel and Local Accommodation

The following hotels are suggested for delegates’ consideration. Please contact our official travel agency for hotel booking.

- If you would like to book the Arca Wong Chuk Hang (H01), Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel (H02), Nina Hotel Island South (H03), or Ovolo Southside Hotel (H04) using our service, the reservation must be made and paid through the official travel agency or using the hotel reservation form.
- It is noted that all invited judges will be arranged to stay in Le Meridien Cyberport Hotel. Delegates who wish to book Le Meridien Cyberport Hotel, please click here to book via online directly.
- All Reservations will be confirmed on a “first come, first served” basis.
- We highly recommend you plan your travel at your earliest convenience and please make your reservation before 4 NOVEMBER 2023.
- Early check-in (before 4 Dec 2023) and /or check-out (after 9 Dec 2023) will be subject to availability and additional charges will be applied.
- Once reservation is confirmed, full charge of the reserved dates is non-refundable.
- FULL PERIOD room charge penalty will be applied for cancellation, no show, or shortening of accommodation period.
- Hotel reservation will only be confirmed after the payment is done via the payment link provided by Jeta HK Co Ltd.
When you make payment, kindly indicate your name, choice of hotel with dates under remarks.

- Hotel rooms have been reserved at special rates for APICTA 2023 delegates.
- Room rates quoted are in Hong Kong Dollars, inclusive of daily breakfast and hotel service charge.

Room Type
- Bed types are subject to availability and assigned by the hotel.
- Single Room (one double bed, 1 person)
- Double Room (one double bed, max. 2 persons)
- Twin Room (two beds, max. 2 persons)
- Triple Room (subject to different hotels, max. 3 persons)
(One double bed + one extra bed rollaway or two beds + one extra bed rollaway)

Le Meridian
Le Meridien Cyberport Hotel 

Daily Room Rate:

Deluxe Room
HK$1,950+10% per room per night
with 1 breakfast

Priority for APICTA judges and EXCO members

Marriott Ocean Park
Ocean Park Marriott Hotel

Daily Room Rate:

Deluxe Room – city view
Single/Double Room: at HK$2,200 per room per night

Twin Room: at HK$2,450 per room per night
(Remarks: Two double beds in one room is subject to availability.)

Triple Room: at HK$3,050 per room per night
(*Extra bed for King Bedroom only)

Check-in time: 2:00pm
Check-out time: 11:00am 

Nina Hotel Island South
Nina Hotel Island South

Daily Room Rate:

City view room
Single Room: at HK$1,250 per room per night
Double Room: at HK$1,380 per room per night
Twin Room: at HK$1,380 per room per night
Triple Room: at HK$1,980 per room per night

Check-in time: 2:00pm
Check-out time: 12:00noon 

Ovolo Southside Hotel
Ovolo Southside Hotel

Daily Room Rate:

Mini Queen Room
Single at HK$1,150 per room per night
Double at HK$1,300 per room per night

Mini Twin Room: at HK$1,300 per room per night

Premium Room
Single at HK$1,730 per room per night
Double at HK$1,850 per room per night
Triple at HK$2,300 per room per night

Check-in time: 2:00pm
Check-out time: 12:00noon
*food - vegetarian  

Arca Hotel
the Arca Wong Chuk Hang

Daily Room Rate:

City Signature Room
Single/Double/Twin Room: at HK$1,350 per room per night

Triple Room: at HK$1,850 per room per night
(Twin + 1 sofa bed)

Sea Signature Room
Single/Double/Twin Room: at HK$1,590 per room per night

Standard check-in time: 3:00pm
Standard check-out time: 12:00noon 

Transportation Arrangements

A shuttle bus service will be organised to transport delegates from the above suggested hotels to Cyberport during the judging days, and the pick-up time will be announced.
Airport Transfers

For EXCO members

In Town Transfers

For All delegates City Bus / 49-seater coach

Optional Sight-seeing Tours

Tour 1
Tour 2
Tour 3
Tour 4
Tour 5

(a) Hong Kong Orientation Tour
(b) Antique Tram Tour
(c) Lamma Island Hiking Tour with seafood lunch
(d) Lantau Island Full Day Tour
(e) Harbour Cruise
(f) Full Day Macau Tour 

Travel Agency
Official Travel Agency

APICTA 2023 has appointed a professional travel agent to take care of your stay and optional sight-seeing tours in Hong Kong. If you opt for our appointed travel agent for hotel booking, please feel free to contact Veronica Cheng / Joe Francisco / Koria Leung of JETA HK Co. Ltd. 

Hospitality Desk

Hospitality Desk will be set up at the official venue Cyberport during the event period.

Places of Interest

Hong Kong offers a wide range of attractions from modern high-tech marvels to historic cultural sites and natural beauty. Must-see destinations include Hong Kong Disneyland, Ocean Park, The Peak for stunning city views, the giant Buddha at Ngong Ping, Tai Kwun's historic centers, the Avenue of Stars harbor promenade, hiking trails through countryside parks, the Hong Kong Palace Museum, Cyberport's tech center, and the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks. The city seamlessly blends advanced technology and infrastructure with historic architecture, natural scenery, amusement parks, museums, temples, markets and other cultural attractions. Visitors can experience world-class entertainment, dining, shopping, museums, parks, and more that make Hong Kong an exciting metropolis with something for everyone.

Helpful Information

Welcome to our Helpful Information section. Find essential contacts, pre-trip details including power plug compatibility, currency, and weather, transportation options, SIM card activation and free government WiFi locations, and local places of worship. Our goal is to facilitate a seamless experience for you. Here, we provide various resources from content providers like Discover Hong Kong, Wikipedia, and more. Please note, these resources are not related to our organisation.

About APICTA 2023

APICTA 2023 in Hong Kong is hosted by Office of Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) and Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS) with the generous support of Cyberport.

Contact Us

HKCS Secretariat:
[email protected]

Service Hours
Mondays – Fridays 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays Closed