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  1. News - China Insider - TOURISM

    Guizhou to make 'fresh canned air' to boost tourism after Xi Jinping comments

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 12:09pm by Amy Li

    ... an indication of the province's impressive air quality. Xi then commented that “air quality is now a deciding factor in people’s perception of happiness,” and suggested that Guizhou “sell air cans ... session in early March in Beijing Tourism authorities in China’s southwestern Guizhou province announced on Thursday plans to manufacture canned fresh air as part of a larger scheme to promote ...

  2. News - China - TOURISM

    Air pollution and Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign hit China's tourism trades

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 04:26am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Campaign against official corruption and extravagance and decline in foreign visitors combine to hit restaurants and hotels, think tank says Air woes, graft curbs hit tourism industry Air pollution and President Xi Jinping's campaign to curb official corruption and extravagance took a bite out of the mainland's hospitality industry last ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists become tailors in scheme to revive Hong Kong’s ailing industry

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 11:02am by LO WEI

    ... of tuition. “I hope to introduce them to this Hong Kong handicraft. It’s a local culture. Many Westerners come to Hong Kong for a tailored suit. It’s cheaper and the quality is professional.” ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Last tourists in visa storm accept compensation and go home

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:40am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Talks end with mainland travellers accepting 5,000 yuan in compensation and air tickets Last tourists in visa storm go home The last of the mainland ... 1pm with 12 tourists after they each received 5,000 yuan (HK$6,330) and an air ticket home. But the final eight were still sitting tight in another bus. Then at about 7pm representatives from ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mainland Chinese tourists stuck at border after Taiwan visas refused

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 05:22pm by FANNY W.Y. FUNG, Jennifer Ngo

    ... person and an air ticket to return to Jilin. However, 41 of them still refused to compromise after seven hours of negotiations. Jiao Xu, one of the outraged tourists who spoke on behalf ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Kai Tak cruise arrivals skip Kowloon to head straight for the sights

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... people." Shirley Davidson, a 78-year-old from Australia, wanted to take a ride on the open-top Big Bus, visit Ocean Park and see some open-air markets. Minor hiccups remained. Some passengers were ...

  7. Business - Companies - TOURISM

    Ctrip likely to gain more business from stronger Qunar platform

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... per cent and 27 per cent previously," Barclays said. "We would not be surprised if Ctrip were to explore opportunities to provide its hotel and air ticketing inventories on Qunar's platform in the future." Founded in Beijing in 2005, Qunar offers consumers real-time searches for air and rail tickets, hotels and tour packages. Qunar on Monday filed for its ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    New Chinese tourism rules promise politer visitors, but will they work?

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao, Teddy Ng

    ... rubbish and not picking their noses. In one section of the guidebook, tourists were reminded that all air-conditioned places in Hong Kong and Macau were no-smoking areas. It also stressed ...

  9. Comment - Blogs - TOURISM

    Has Chinese-tourist bashing gone too far?

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 11:15am by Amy Li

    ... throughout Central Europe, why not give our tourists a break, pleaded others. If it’s of any comfort, officials in Hangzhou said the lake’s water quality will not be affected by the foot-dippers. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mexico woos Chinese tourists and investors

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... and representatives of Air China and Hainan airlines. Her visit comes shortly after President Xi Jinping and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto signed a memorandum of understanding for greater ...




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