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  1. News - China - TOURISM

    New airport in Guangxi mountains offers nail-biting landings

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:15am by He Huifeng

    ... Jiuwangda to the north, the Phoenix Mountains in the northwest, Fengling to the east, and Duyang to the west. The Green Dragon Mountains sit to the southwest. In the past, getting to Hechi required ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1549198/new-airport-guangxi-mountains-offers-nail-biting-landings
  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cover-up or negligence? Lawmakers probe handling of HK$250m Mega Events Fund

    Posted May 18th 2014, 04:55am by Tanna Chong

    ... was not convinced: "That was the ICAC, not an average citizen." The organisers of one fund beneficiary- the Dragon and Lion Dance Extravaganza- also came under fire yesterday for lengthy delays ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1514542/cover-or-negligence-lawmakers-probe-handling-hk250m-mega-events-fund
  3. News - China - TOURISM

    Buddha statues get bigger on mainland China in bid to lure tourists

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:03pm by He Huifeng

    ... of Hong Kong, said local governments would view giant Buddhas as an ambitious way to boost tourism. "The projects use the popularity of Buddhism and are a politically safe way to help build ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1420697/bigger-better-say-chinese-officials-they-call-more-giant-buddhas-attract
  4. News - China - TOURISM

    Novel hotel-ranking website targets Chinese tourists for Greek holidays

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... that aims to attract Chinese holidaymakers to debt-ridden Greece. The ranking on travel website Feel Like Home uses dragons instead of stars to score hotels on a niche set of criteria. Hotels get points for such things as offering congee at the breakfast buffet and Chinese-language TV. To attain the highest "five dragon" ranking, hotels must have Putonghua-speaking staff, city ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1300980/novel-hotel-ranking-website-targets-chinese-tourists-greek-holidays
  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Passengers praise 'magnificent' Kai Tak Cruise Terminal on opening day

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 09:26pm by Amy Nip, Phila Siu

    ... Amy Nip and Phila Siu Cruise passengers delighted by their reception as sparkling Kai Tak facility opens for business Two thumbs up for new terminal On a day that dragon boats made ... taking a pre-arranged shuttle bus to the APM mall in Kwun Tong. "There was a wonderful welcome at the terminal … with the dramas and dragon dance there." He said he didn't have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1259358/first-cruise-ship-docks-kai-tak
  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists demand payout for short wait

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... they refused to continue the tour because of conflict with the agency, Million Dragon International Travel Company. The company said their demands were unreasonable, but later reached an undisclosed ... in the city to compensate for the delay. A spokeswoman for Million Dragon said their demand was unreasonable. "They couldn't go on the first bus, so we arranged another bus but they refused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1227770/tourists-demand-payout-short-wait
  7. News - China - TOURISM

    China tourist attractions raise fees ahead of holiday, sparking outrage

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... attractions to hike ticket prices by as much as 30 per cent ahead of the holiday include the Yellow Dragon Cave and Baofeng Lake in Zhangjiajie, Hunan, the ropeway of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1217824/china-tourist-attractions-raise-fees-ahead-holiday-sparking-outrage
  8. News - China - TOURISM

    Chinese theme park 'mecca' planned for Australia

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Staff Reporter and Agence France-Presse in Sydney 'Forbidden City' bound for Australia Build it, and they will come. That appears to be the logic behind a planned A$500 million (HK$4 billion) Chinese theme park in Australia- an ambitious project officials say could rival the popularity of Sydney Opera House as a tourist draw. The seven-sectioned theme park, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1096859/chinese-theme-park-mecca-planned-australia
  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists get fresh ways to sample Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... year. The board was also looking at the possibility of holding dragon boat races in waterfront districts other than Tsim Sha Tsui, where they are usually held. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1138166/tourists-get-fresh-ways-sample-hk
  10. News - China - TOURISM

    Henan's Kaifeng city plans to splurge billions to build replica ancient town for tourists

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Historical city may spend 98 billion yuan to clear slums, create replica Song dynasty town for tourists Kaifeng's ambitious plan to build fake ancient city A historical city in Henan province is planning to spend the equivalent of 20 times its 2011 fiscal revenue to demolish slums and build a replica ancient town that it hopes will be a tourist hot spot, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1008776/henans-kaifeng-city-plans-splurge-billions-build-replica-ancient-town

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