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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cap on Shenzhen visitors 'won't have big impact'

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by Amy Nip

    ... Research, expected the impact to be mild, but said a proper analysis was needed. Tourism-sector lawmaker Yiu Si-wing agreed, saying the government should offer a full scientific analysis to Beijing, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542005/cap-shenzhen-visitors-wont-have-big-impact
  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    CY Leung hints at new controls on Hong Kong’s growing tourism numbers

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 05:08pm by Tony Cheung

    ... getting rich," the chief executive said at the time. Tourism sector lawmaker Yiu Si-wing said while he agreed with studying the "structure" of the tourism industry, there was no need to curb visitor numbers. "It might send the wrong message- that Hong Kong no longer welcomes travellers," Yiu said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1464737/government-exploring-ways-control-citys-tourism-growth-says-chief
  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    China officials considered Hong Kong travel alert over mainland visitor protests

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 03:59am by Stuart Lau, Jeffie Lam and Tanna Chong

    ... Stuart Lau, Jeffie Lam and Tanna Chong Anti-mainlander protests prompted officials to confer with Exco member Hong Kong travel alert ‘considered’ It crossed the minds of mainland officials to issue a travel alert against Hong Kong in the wake of local protests that targeted visitors from across the border, a Beijing loyalist revealed yesterday. Executive councillor Cheng Yiu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1452645/mainland-officials-considered-hong-kong-travel-alert-says-executive
  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Disneyland seeks HK$809m loan from government for third hotel

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 05:11am by Amy Nip

    ... away one out of five visitors because of high occupancy. Tourism-sector lawmaker Yiu Si-wing asked Disneyland to provide more information on the hotel project, including its profitability and estimated impact on visitor numbers, and by extension the local economy. "The loan involves public money, so we have to ensure the park can repay it," Yiu said. "More importantly, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1429897/disneyland-seeks-hk809m-loan-government-third-hotel
  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Illegal guest-house clampdown

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 04:12am by FANNY WY FUNG

    ... gathered by tourism sector lawmaker Yiu Si-wing's office show. Of 161 people convicted of running unlicensed guest houses last year, seven were jailed for a maximum of two months, according ... would also consider appealing against sentences it deemed too low, Young said. Yiu agreed the fines were not a sufficient deterrent and suggested they should be set at a multiple ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1402609/illegal-guest-house-clampdown
  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Annual tourists to Hong Kong could rise to 70 million in three years, commission says

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 06:31pm by AMY NIP AND THOMAS CHAN

    ... lawmaker Yiu Si-wing found the estimate reasonable. They said more hotels should be encouraged, especially in rural areas. The government said it aimed to divert visitors to less conventional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1407779/visitor-numbers-can-rise-70m-three-years-commission-says
  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Fewer shoppers among flood of mainlanders visiting Hong Kong for 'golden week' holiday

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Stuart Lau

    ... year on the second day of the "golden week", according to drinks vendor Wong Yiu-wah, now in his fifth year doing business there. While big brands might be suffering from a loss ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1323029/fewer-shoppers-among-flood-mainlanders-visiting-hong-kong-golden-week
  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hefty deposit for mainland tour firms

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... not cater to mainland inbound groups, the deposit would remain at HK$500,000. Existing firms in this category would not have to pay. But tourism sector lawmaker Yiu Si-wing suggested that only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1288624/hefty-deposit-mainland-tour-firms
  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Ocean Park to raise prices by 14pc

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Leung Yiu-lam, chairman of the Association of Travel Agents, said the industry found a 14 per cent increase quite high. "Even Disneyland didn't increase its fees by so much," he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1271303/ocean-park-raise-prices-14pc
  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Travel trade points to abuse of tour licences

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong and Amy Nip

    ... Pak-kung, head the Hong Kong Tourism Coalition. But the tours are in fact controlled by the mainland parties. According to Ricky Tse, head of the Hong Kong Inbound Tours Association, visitors who ... problems, such as a lack of accommodation. Ricky Tse admitted that it was a legal grey area that authorities would find hard to crack. Officially, inbound tours must be organised by both mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1151213/travel-trade-points-abuse-tour-licences

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