With acute foresight, the Group has worked to spearhead a seamless cross-modal transportation network within the Pearl River Delta region since the start of the century. Today, it operates one of the strongest high speed jetfoil fleets in the world and a popular cross-boundary land transportation services, playing a lynch pin role in facilitating multimodal integration across the Greater Bay Area.
Since the establishment of a shipping division in 1961 and the introduction of the region's first hydrofoil three years later, Shun Tak has always strived to develop a well-connected sea transportation network between Macau and Hong Kong.
In 1999, Shun Tak partnered with China Travel International Investment Hong Kong Limited to establish Shun Tak - China Travel Ship Management Limited, operating under the brand name of TurboJET.
As one of the world's largest jetfoil fleets, TurboJET provides high-speed passenger ferry services between Macau, Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta, offering a total capacity of over 17 million passenger seats per year. The flagship Hong Kong-Macau route provides round-the-clock service.
With the number of visitors travelling in and out of the Pearl River Delta ever increasing, TurboJET launched its airport routes in 2003 to open up a world of possibilities in air-sea inter-modal transportation. Servicing the Hong Kong and Macau international airports, the route allows transit passengers to make air-sea connections without passing through customs or immigration, while luggage is seamlessly tagged-through to the final destination. The service has enabled stronger links both within the PRD and the region's connection with the world.
TurboJET has ridden the tide of change in recent years by constantly upgrading and expanding its services. Among our initiatives, the online and WAP booking system enables visitors to secure tickets anytime and anywhere, while the multi-functional Stored Value Card extends a host of privileges to frequent travellers. Passengers are also entitled to luggage check-in, storage and porter services, while taking advantage of the convenient upstream airline check-in system.
Embracing innovation and foreseeing the changing trends, TurboJET continues to push the envelope by introducing value-added services to redefine the seamless travel experience. In 2015, the award winning Premier Plus, complimentary local land transfers in Macau was added to the house of Premier Services; and eBoarding service via mobile app booking was subsequently introduced in 2018. Both have been welcomed by a wide range of passengers for its convenience and environmental friendliness. Leveraging its profound experience in passenger sea travel and understanding of regional tourism trends, TurboJET launched ‘Macau Cruise’ in the same year. It provides customised cruise services in specially liveried tour ferries around the coastline of Macau and Hengqin, taking in some of the most spectacular sights of the city and vicinity and connecting attractions along different walking tours.
With passenger satisfaction firmly on our radar, TurboJET will continue to support the dynamic growth of the Greater Bay Area through building solid connectivity within the region and reaching out to the world.
For further information, please visit http://www.turbojet.com.hk.