In Kowloon in Hong Kong, Hotel Icon houses Asia's largest indoor vertical garden within its lobby. French botanist and artist Patrick Blanc designed the feature, which measures 18 metres in height and covers 230 square metres. Consisting of numerous native plants, the vertical garden functions as a welcome natural sight within the congested city centre.
Hong Kong Airlines' Economy Class passengers can now use the VIP Lounge, Club Bauhinia, simply by purchasing a voucher for HK$230. Located near Gate 23 in Hong Kong International Airport's Terminal 1, Club Bauhinia boasts a panoramic view of the airport apron and extensive buffet of local delicacies such as egg puffs, soya beancurd dessert, Kong Kong-style milk tea, dim sum, steamed rice sets and made-to-order cart noodles plus a wide selection of international newspapers and magazines.