Expedia returns for another year with a ‘roaring’ new set of Lunar New Year predictions in the Year of the Tiger, as predicted by popular Hong Kong based Fengshui Master Qi Xian Yu (“Master Seven”).

The 2022 edition analyses the latest travel prosperity forecast for each of the 12 Chinese zodiac signs. Each zodiac prediction includes the overall prosperity for the Chinese calendar year and the best travel direction to help improve your luck according to the attributes of the five elements: wood, fire, earth, water and metal.

 

Rat

Year of Birth: 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960 and 1948


2022 Fortune Prediction

Water governs the sign of the Rat. 2022 marks a stable and settled year for those born in the Year of the Rat. Make extra effort to take care of your relationships with family members, as well as monitoring their health. Meet or call family members who live abroad often to keep in touch to enhance your luck in relationships.

For an extra boost of luck, the Rats should hang out more and make new friends to strengthen their popularity. Take care when driving to avoid incidents.

Relationship-wise, the Year of the Tiger will be a lucky year for the Rats to get married. You will enjoy a smoother romantic relationship overall. If you are single, you are more likely to find someone who you can spend the rest of your life with this year.

Travel Direction to Boost Prosperity

Wealth: Northeast

Career: Northwest

Health: Southeast

Love: South

New Year Travel Recommendations

Head to the northeastern side of Hong Kong more often to boost your health and prosperity! Consider staying at Hyatt Regency Hong Kong in Sha Tin where you can rent a bike and cycle along the Tolo Harbour to Tai Mei Tuk, which is located in the northeast side of Hong Kong. Enjoy a scrumptious barbeque there and take a relaxing stroll along the Tai Mei Tuk Family Walk with your friends or family. This will help strengthen your relationships and enhance your luck in wealth in the coming year!

 

Ox

Year of Birth: 2021, 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961 and 1949

2022 Fortune Prediction

Earth governs the sign of the Ox. Those born in the Year of Ox can expect a good year ahead in investments, so be sure to seize the golden opportunities and make more fortune!

At the same time, you might also experience some instabilities in 2022. Be cautious when going out or travelling. Remember, disaster emanates from careless talk. Act like an Ox, talk less and act, avoid potential conflicts. Also beware of petty characters around you. Relationship-wise, spend more time with your partner to avoid interference from a third-party.

Travel Direction to Boost Prosperity

Wealth: Northeast

Career: West

Health: South

Love: South

New Year Travel Recommendations

For those who are looking to boost your overall prosperity, especially in health and love, visit the south or southeast side of Hong Kong Island during the Chinese New Year Holidays.

Consider a visit to the Y Loft Youth Square, which is just 10 minutes away from the picturesque Shek O Country Park and Tai Tam Country Park. Or go further to enjoy the beautiful Cape D’Aguilar Marine Reserve. Head back to the hostel for a good rest after immersing yourself in nature or visit Shau Kei Wan Main Street East for some popular local street food.

 

Tiger

Year of Birth: 2022, 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962 and 1950

2022 Fortune Prediction

Going into its own year, those born under the sign of the Tiger will experience a year of Fan Tai Sui (offending Tai Sui, the grand commander of the Chinese zodiac). The Mercury retrograde will bring adverse effects to your luck in career, relationships and health. Pay extra attention to your health, especially during the times of COVID-19 pandemic. A kind reminder from Master Seven – you might feel dizzy or physically weak more easily this year. Be active to keep minor ailments at bay and avoid long-term illnesses.

Wood governs the sign of the Tiger. Spend more time on passive activities, such as drawing, gardening, reading, or learning something new. Take some time to cultivate your artistic mindset and reduce physical activities. Prepare ahead to avoid financial difficulties or accidents during long haul travel.

Travel Direction to Boost Prosperity

Wealth: Northeast

Career: West

Health: Northwest

Love: South

New Year Travel Recommendations

Follow Master Seven’s recommendation to visit the north side of Hong Kong, such as Lam Tsuen in Tai Po. Pray for good fortune for the year at the Lam Tsuen Wishing Trees and explore culture at the walled village. Savour local delicacies at a cha chaan teng or roadside food stalls afterwards. Don’t forget to visit the nearby Tai Po Waterfront Park to put a perfect end to your trip.

For those who are looking to improve your health, head to The Mills in Tsuen Wan and enjoy their vast array of art exhibitions and fabrics-inspired facilities. Immerse yourself in the exhibits to put your mind at ease. Complete your day with a relaxing stay at Bay Bridge Lifestyle Retreat after spending quality time at Hong Kong’s fashion-oriented art space.

 

Rabbit

Year of Birth: 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963 and 1951

2022 Fortune Prediction

Wood governs the sign of the Rabbit. 2022 will foresee a flourishing year full of good fortune for those born in the Year of Rabbit.

The Rabbits will enjoy good luck both in love and wealth this year. Seize the opportunity to find your true love and figure out the right direction in your career path.

For those hoping to boost your luck in love, take Master Seven’s recommendation to hike or get closer to nature often. Consider a pet to add liveliness to your home if money and time allow. Avoid spicy or mala food no matter dining in or out. Eat as mild as possible. Master Seven says this will help reduce impurities in your body, thus pushing away bad luck.

 Travel Direction to Boost Prosperity

Wealth: Northeast

Career: South

Health: Northwest

Love: South

New Year Travel Recommendations

Eastern side is the lucky direction for the Rabbits when it comes to local travel. Boost your overall luck with a visit to Sai Kung.

Home to the Ma On Shan Country Park, the Man Yee Reservoir and nature hiking trails such as Pak Tam Chung Nature Trail, Sai Kung is a great place to enjoy nature. Be it travelling alone or with friends, the panoramic view at Pier Hotel near the Pak Sha Wan Pier could help you get ready for your adventure and enjoy a relaxing rest afterwards.

 

Dragon

Year of Birth: 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964 and 1952

2022 Fortune Prediction

The year 2022 is forecasted to be a less promising year for those born in the year of the Dragon. The Dragons will face some unprecedented challenges and obstacles at work. You might also find petty characters surrounding you. Avoid investments to prevent financial loss.

Master Seven suggests the Dragons learn some new skills and try to cultivate a healthy mind through meditation this year. It is important to reduce your alcohol intake and maintain a balanced diet. Avoid bad habits that drain your Qi.

Boost your overall luck by heading up north. Tame your temper to avoid potential conflicts, doing so will help you better navigate the coming year.

Travel Direction to Boost Prosperity

Wealth: Northeast

Career: North

Health: East

Love: South

New Year Travel Recommendations

Looking to increase your fortune and fame in 2022? Look no further and head to the northeast side of Hong Kong!

Visit the scenic Shing Mun Reservoir Country Park or Pat Sin Leng Country Park to nourish your mind with the healing power of nature. Balance your mind, body and soul to improve your prosperity.

Young Dragon couples are also advised plan a stay at the YHA Bradbury Jockey Club Tai Mei Tuk Youth Hostel and enjoy a one-of-a-kind accommodation experience. Don’t forget to socialise with others after a fulfilling meal to establish new connections and increase your popularity!

 

Snake

Year of Birth: 2013, 2001, 1989, 1977, 1965 and 1953

2022 Fortune Prediction

2022 marks a stable and calm year for those born in the Year of the Snake. It will be a relatively stable year with no major ups and downs for your wealth and love life. Yet the chance of being scammed is higher this year, so pay extra attention to the details before signing any agreements or contracts.

Although the Snakes will experience a year of Fan Tai Sui (offending Tai Sui, the grand commander of the Chinese zodiac), you could include red in your outfits as fire governs your sign. Keeping your room bright will help increase your chances of meeting benefactors, thus boosting your luck in your career.

Travel Direction to Boost Prosperity

Wealth: Northwest

Career: North

Health: Southeast

Love: South

New Year Travel Recommendations

Water poses greater threats to the Snakes this year, hence Master Seven reminds you to stay away from water activities or going out on a picnic near water. Travelling more to the south side of Hong Kong Island, for example, Pok Fu Lam and Wong Chuk Hang, might boost your fortune.

The Victoria Peak and its scenic garden are also wonderful spots to visit. After enjoying the panoramic view of the Victoria Harbour, check in at the Garden View Hong Kong and relax after a day trip on Hong Kong Island.

 

Horse

Year of Birth: 2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966 and 1954

2022 Fortune Prediction

Fire governs the sign of the Horse. 2022 might not be the best year for those born in the Year of the Horse overall, especially in your love life. Married ladies should pay extra attention as they might bring misfortune to their partners unintentionally.

Luck in wealth is average this year. Control your expenses and expand your source of income via cautious means. Steer away from impulse shopping, avoid making reckless investment decisions and gambling, or else you might experience huge losses that could affect your family.

In order to prevent your fortune from taking a bad turn, Master Seven reminds the Horses to avoid getting cut by trees or sharp objects.

Travel Direction to Boost Prosperity

Wealth: Northwest

Career: East

Health: Southeast

Love: South

New Year Travel Recommendations

If you are looking to boost your fortune, especially for your health and career, travel more to the east side of Hong Kong.

For those who enjoy staycation with friends, consider staying at the Holiday Inn Express Kowloon East. Make the most of the hotel facilities and pamper yourself with a buffet feast. Then visit, but watch your spending, in the up-and-coming shops dotted along the Tseung Kwan O seafront, or take a relaxing stroll with your family along the promenade. The district is also known for well-established cycling trails and water sport centres perfect for kayak, surf and stand-up paddle lovers and for friends and families to enjoy a happy time together.

 

Goat

Year of Birth: 2015, 2003, 1991, 1979, 1967 and 1955

2022 Fortune Prediction

Fire and Earth govern the sign of the Goat this year. Coming into a year of Chong Tai Sui (opposing Tai Sui), include red in your daily outfit to help mitigate negativity, allowing a smoother career path in 2022.

This year you will travel with friends, or even meet new companions during your travels. However, as you may be prone to injuries this year, remember to avoid travelling alone, or engage in outdoor activities such as hiking or biking without a buddy.

Travel Direction to Boost Prosperity

Wealth: Northwest

Career: East

Health: East

Love: South

New Year Travel Recommendations

Enhance your overall fortune this year by heading to the south side of Hong Kong, especially if you are trying to develop a long-term and steady relationship with your partner.

Take a break from the city and explore the unique neighbourhood at Ap Lei Chau during the Chinese New Year Holidays. Or check in at the Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel after enjoying the water facilities and other attractions at the Ocean Park[1]. As a part of the Ocean Park, the hotel features three types of Whiskers & Friends-themed rooms with oceanic-inspired décor. Boasting views of the lush garden and lagoon from your room, the hotel makes an ideal place to spend a wonderful time with your partner.

 

Monkey

Year of Birth: 2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968 and 1956

2022 Fortune Prediction

Stepping into a year of Fan Tai Sui (offending Tai Sui, the grand commander of the Chinese zodiac) in 2022, those born in the Year of the Monkey will experience a relatively tough year. There might be some financial loss, accidents or injuries.

Metal governs the sign of the Monkey. Master Seven points out the Monkeys might feel emotionally unstable more easily this year. Wear bright colours and avoid all-black outfits.

Travel Direction to Boost Prosperity

Wealth: Northeast

Career: East

Health: West

Love: Northeast

New Year Travel Recommendations

Enjoy an outing in Yuen Long or visit Sham Shui Po to boost your luck. Avoid water as you are prone to water accidents this year.

Looking for a place where you could get a glimpse into local culture and sample classic local delicacies? Enjoy your stay at Metropark Hotel Mongkok to experience the night markets at the Yau Tsim Mong area, followed by Sham Shui Po for Instagrammable moments. Sham Shui Po has been renovated into a gathering place for the new generation of youngsters with trendy shops and handicraft workshops. Also in close proximity to the Dragon Centre, the Monkeys could definitely lift their mood through visiting this district.

 

Rooster

Year of Birth: 2017, 2005, 1993, 1981, 1969, 1957 and 1945

2022 Fortune Prediction

With auspicious stars coming into your charts, those born under the sign of the Rooster will enjoy favourable career prospects and good luck in love. Those who are in a steady relationship will enjoy more stability.

Metal governs the sign of the Rooster. Include gold in your daily outfit or wear golden accessories. A special reminder to those who drive, don’t drive fast or run a red light even if you are in a hurry.

Travel Direction to Boost Prosperity

Wealth: Northeast

Career: Northwest

Health: West

Love: South

New Year Travel Recommendations

Got a pet? Master Seven has a special advice for you. Take a petcation with your furry friend could help boost the luck of yourself and your pet!

Consider staying at pet-friendly hotels such as The Murray, where it provides a wide range of pet amenities including beds, food and water bowls. Staged at The Arches on Level 1, the hotel’s pet-friendly themed afternoon tea series “Paws for Tea” and “Purr for Tea” provide an occasion where human guests and their furry friends enjoy gourmet treats and spend some quality time together.

 

Dog

Year of Birth: 2018, 2006, 1994, 1982, 1970, 1958 and 1946

2022 Fortune Prediction

Those born in the year of the Dog will expect more twists and turns this year. It will also be a year filled with fortune at the same time, so be sure to seize every opportunity you get at work to grow your fortune.

Earth governs the sign of the Dog. You might experience more emotional fluctuations this year. Sleep more for a healthier lifestyle and pay extra attention to your eyes and heart.

Travel Direction to Boost Prosperity

Wealth: Northeast

Career: Southeast

Health: West

Love: Southeast

New Year Travel Recommendations

For those who plan to go on a long trip with friends, avoid arguments and try your best to keep disagreements from turning into fights. Be more considerate and communicative, otherwise it might affect your luck in relationships. Avoid heading to the south. Travelling to the west or northwest side will be a better option.

Stay at Hotel COZi ·Wetland with your friends and enjoy a stunning panoramic view of sunset at Ha Pak Nai, Yuen Long. Chat about the good old days and enjoy a quality conversation as the sun goes down.

 

Pig

Year of Birth: 2019, 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971, 1959 and 1947

2022 Fortune Prediction

Water governs the sign of the Pig. 2022 marks a stable year for those born in the Year of the Pig. There will be less ups and downs in your wealth, career and health compared to last year.

Entering a year of Fan Tai Sui (offending Tai Sui, the grand commander of the Chinese zodiac), the Pigs are recommended to take public transportation instead of driving during travel. Pay close attention if you choose to drive. Keep your eyes open for traffic and road conditions to prevent accidents. Don’t forget to place a bottle of water or a fengshui talisman in your car for safety.

Travel Direction to Boost Prosperity

Wealth: North

Career: Northeast

Health: Northwest

Love: South

New Year Travel Recommendations

Those born in Year of the Pig are considered the most suitable to travel this year. Do more outdoor activities in the south side of Hong Kong. You might meet the love of your life and a much higher chance of turning your crush into a relationship.

For those who are looking for romance, take relaxing trips to Lamma Island in the south side of Hong Kong. Check in at the Concerto Inn and experience the natural beauty. With such stunning beaches, there are endless opportunities for single travellers to enjoy a romantic encounter.