Happy berth day

PUBLISHED : Friday, 27 April, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 27 April, 2007, 12:00am

A pleasure craft docks at Central's pier 9 on its first day in operation yesterday. Tourists arriving at the pier to board leisure cruises, which until Wednesday had sailed from Queen's Pier, praised the facility but were unaware they were among its first users. American tourist Julie Bonneau said: 'It is beautiful. It certainly makes people feel welcome in Hong Kong.' Queen's Pier will be demolished to make way for a new road, then be rebuilt.