Shun Tak-China Travel Ship Management Limited, operating under the brand name "TurboJET", is the recognized leader in the Hong Kong-Macau high-speed passenger transportation industry. It is the first to provide round-the-clock jetfoil service and has over 50 years of shipping experience.
Its parent companies Shun Tak Holdings Limited and China Travel International Investment Hong Kong Limited (CTll) are both Hong Kong listed companies with significant influence in the tourism sector. Shun Tak operates a diversified portfolio of businesses ranging from transportation, property development and management, hospitality to investments. In recent years, it aims to put in place a multi-modal transportation platform, linking the Pearl River Delta through sea, land and air services. CTll possesses extensive tourism experience and commands an elaborate sales distribution network in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Converging resources and competitive advantages of the two partners, TurboJET has successfully maintained leadership position in the Hong Kong-Macau route for over 5 decades, with a network covering major cities across the Pearl River Delta and handling an annual passenger volume of over 10 million. With its acquisition of First Ferry (Macau) in 2011, TurboJET effectively consolidated and better deployed resources, further enhancing the overall connectivity within the PRD Region.
Since its launch, TurboJET has been a staunch advocate in improvements through innovation, and has never ceased to bring forth new dimensions and revolutionary changes to the passenger shipping business. In 2003, TurboJET successfully premiered the "Airport Routes" in cooperation with the Hong Kong International Airport. Through SkyPier, a seamless air-sea inter-modal system for international travelers is brought about. Till this day, TurboJET Airport Routes are providing an important link between the major international airports in the Pearl River Delta, welcoming the world with an effective commuting platform within the region.
Services and Facilities
TurboJET is committed to offering the ultimate travel experience for all passengers. Economy, Super and Premier Grand class are designed to cater for different needs of the passengers.
The cabins are well-equipped with audio and visual systems, bringing a wide range of round-the-clock onboard programs and the hippest trends in town to passengers. At the same time, a selection of food, beverage and duty-free goods are also available for passengers to choose from.
TurboJET's Super Class is designed with flexible adjustable contoured-seats and provides passengers with a series of value-added services such as complimentary meal and newspapers, priority disembarkation and the exclusive use of Super Class waiting lounge. Furnished with 4, 6, or 8 seating, our VIP cabins best suit those travelling with friends and relatives, providing enhanced privacy in the journey.
Premier Jetfoil was introduced in 2009 with the design of Premier Grand Class to provide passengers a 5 star level of luxury ferry service. Passengers will enjoy an array of palatable delights such as hot meals, red and white wine and a variety of beverage throughout the journey in the finest environment available. VIP cabin passengers exclusively enjoy welcome champagnes and more personal space than ever.
Major Transportation Link between Hong Kong and Macau with an Extensive Network of Sales Outlets
TurboJET has over 500 ticketing outlets in Hong Kong, China and Macau and provides online and mobile app booking systems so reservation can be done anytime, anywhere. Furthermore, self-service ticketing kiosks are available at the ferry terminals for convenience. Local travel agencies also offer a wide-ranging selection of travel packages to help travelers plan their trips with ease.
In line with tourism development in Macau, the Company establishes a synergized working relationship with well-known local attractions and major hotels in Macau, including Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre, The Westin Resort, Mandarin Oriental, Regency Hotel, Hotel Sintra, Hotel Lisboa, etc.The strong network and synergistic partnership of TurboJET make it an essential player in the tourism industry of Macau.
A Modern Fleet
TurboJET is unequivocally the strongest high-speed vessel fleet within Asia. All vessels, accessories and parts used are masterworks from prestigious ship builders guaranteeing the highest level of reliability and performance. FoilCats and FlyingCats are products from the Norwegian vessel manufacturer, Kvaerner PTE Ltd. TriCats are designed and manufactured by FBM Babcock Marine in the UK; while Jetfoils are from the renowned Boeing Company. PS-30 Jetfoils are from the productions of Shanghai Simno Marine Ltd and AustoCats are manufactured from Austa l Ships Pty Ltd.
Expertise in Depth
TurboJET has always been committed to bringing a stable and safe journey to our passengers. The Company has the largest private shipyard in Lai Chi Kok with a team of over 400 professional engineers and technicians that further upkeep our service pledge by engaging in an ongoing program for maintenance, upgrade and refurbishments. Through their accumulated knowledge and expertise in vessel construction, as well as active research and development of new technologies, it once again testifies TURBOJET's dedication to excelling in its service to bring a stable sailing for our passengers.