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  1. Comment - Blogs - TOURISM

    'I was here' Chinese carving on ancient Egyptian wall is decried on Weibo

    Posted May 26th 2013, 04:15pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Etched into a 3,000-year-old clay wall of Luxor's most fabled temple is now a strange inscription that looks nothing like what an ancient Egyptian might ... Temple spread quickly on Weibo at the weekend, the Beijing News reported on Sunday. They showed seven Chinese characters carved into the torso of a drawing of an ancient Egyptian. Shen’s post ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1246598/i-was-here-chinese-carving-ancient-egyptian-wall-decried-weibo
  2. News - China Insider - TOURISM

    6,000 guests and 70 flights: 'Biggest Chinese tour group to US' touches down

    Posted May 26th 2014, 11:55am by Andrea Chen

    ... on a 2012 survey of 5,600 people globally. Mainland tourists’ behaviour have often landed them in hot water – such as in Egypt, where a visitor vandalised a pyramid; or more recently in Hong Kong, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1519618/biggest-chinese-tour-group-us-history-holidays-la
  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Fast action by tour organisers keeps Hong Kong tourists out of Egypt danger zone

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... organised group tours to Egypt at the beginning of last month. As the situation in Cairo deteriorated sharply last week, governments around the world advised visitors to stay in their hotels ... that travel agents had stopped promoting tours to Egypt at the beginning of July. Former Egyptian president Mohammed Mursi was deposed by the military on July 3 after mass protests. All local travel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1297452/fast-action-tour-organisers-keeps-hong-kong-tourists-out-egypt-danger
  4. 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
  5. News - China - TOURISM

    Beijing prepares for bigger, better rubber duck than Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... International Design Week Organising Committee, said the sites for the duck have been chosen so that people could see it against contrasting backdrops of modern Beijing and an ancient imperial garden. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1300252/beijing-braces-rubber-duck-mania
  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mexico woos Chinese tourists and investors

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

    ... such as a planned railway between the resort towns of Merida and Cancun, as well as for the telecommunications sector. Massieu stressed there was more to Mexico- with its ancient Mayan pyramids, gastronomy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1286488/mexico-woos-chinese-tourists-and-investors
  7. News - China - TOURISM

    China tourist attractions raise fees ahead of holiday, sparking outrage

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

    ... the ancient city, which was founded during the Tang dynasty (618-907) and is known for its well-preserved Ming (1386-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasty buildings, as well as its large Miao and Tujia ... The semi-official China News Service reported yesterday that about 100 shops inside the ancient town have been forced to close. N anfang Daily cited Cao Peng, general manager of a travel agency ...

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

    New fee put off May Day visitors, Fenghuang hotel operators claim

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... it's been in recent years." But the local government insists the fee has had no effect, with the ancient city seeing increases in both visitor numbers and revenue. It says there were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1230274/new-fee-put-may-day-visitors-fenghuang-hotel-operators-claim

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