The Peak Tram wends its way up Hong Kong Island

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Hong Kong is a singularly beautiful place, the historic meeting-point between West and East, and a hub of international trade and culture for hundreds of years.

It is also a wonderful holiday destination: home to many beautiful sights, exotic flavours and experiences to enrich your life. And one lucky reader and a friend will have the chance to see it all for themselves.

The Independent, Hong Kong Tourism Board and Cathay Pacific are teaming up to present a truly fabulous prize: four nights in Hong Kong, staying at the luxurious five-star Island Shangri-La hotel. Soaring 56 floors above the most prestigious address in the city, and commanding astonishing views of Victoria Harbour, the Island Shangri-La is truly the last word in opulence.

This magnificent prize includes return economy class flights from London with Cathay Pacific, transfers to and from the airport in Hong Kong, bed and breakfast in twin-share accommodation at the Island Shangri-la hotel and a half-day Hong Kong island tour. To be in with a chance of winning, simply fill your details into the form below.

Whatever your reason for flying, you’ll always enjoy the best possible experience with Cathay Pacific. Their aim is to be the world’s best airline, and they know we can only achieve it by putting you first. That means providing service ‘straight from the heart’, delicious catering, first class in-flight entertainment and much more. Cathay Pacific flies four times a day from London Heathrow to Hong Kong international Airport with connecting flights to over 140 destinations worldwide, including 40 in Asia, 18 in China and seven in Australia/New Zealand. If you’re not lucky enough to win the competition, why not book a holiday to Hong Kong with




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