Midweek Interview

It’s the Midweek Interview with HKTB’s Andrew Clark

In this week’s Midweek Interview we shine the interrogation lamp on Andrew Clark, Regional Director of the Hong Kong Tourism Board, but in a nice way, we promise.

The challenge for the industry is… Embrace the opportunities of new technology, and continually strive to improve customer service.

The things I like about my job… My colleagues, & working across all sectors of our industry

And the frustrations are … Not everything can happen now.

If I didn’t work in travel I would be… Hmm, struggling here; maybe in sports marketing.

Favourite airline? I think I’ll keep that to myself, but we have great airlines travelling to HKG!

My proudest moment was… The birth of my son.

The naughtiest thing I ever did was… Again, I’ll keep that too myself; suffice to say that Australia is my 4th country that I’ve lived in….

I try to relax by… By spending time with family & friends, & watching football(round ball variety)

If I can, I always try to avoid… Broccoli.

I really wish I had… Been a very good footballer

The best advice I’ve ever received was… From a school master: “perseverance”; 2) my Mum:”better to try & fail, than not try at all”.

I don’t understand why people… See the glass as half empty, rather than half full.

My greatest weakness is… Impatience.. and intolerance; oh, and….

And my greatest strength is… Very boring, I know, but reliability

If I won a $1 million lottery (aside from travelling), I would… Give it all to my wife..(haha)

If I was prime minister I would… Make the environment our No 1 priority & recognise the need to fasttrack to               renewable energy sources.

If I could be someone else for one day I would be a… A dictator, & immediately impose above environmental policy; and end the “nanny state” regulations, and…

I’ve always wanted to travel to… Chicago, for the music.

My favourite holiday was… Petritoli in Le Marche, Italy, with 12 – 14 friends.

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