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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Shopping mall wants to build Hong Kong's first zip line on The Peak

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:35pm by Amy Nip

    ... in the application. The site is already zoned for entertainment use, but the board must grant special permission for the construction of the zip-line towers, which will exceed the height limit of the shopping ...

  2. News - China - TOURISM

    Chinese firm to replicate the Titanic for 1 billion yuan for inland theme park

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 11:09am by MANDY ZUO

    ... county. The company, Seven Star Energy Investment, announced in Hong Kong on Sunday that it would fund the construction while a US partner would design the ship. The replica would be permanently ... Construction was expected to last two years, but the report did not say whether work had begun. They will base the design on the Titanic's sister ship, the Olympic. Curtis Schnell, a Hollywood ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cruise lines riding a wave of popularity in sea travel

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com More luxury ships and round-the-world packages offered to satisfy growing demand in China Cruise lines riding a wave of popularity in sea travel Cruise lines ... will sail from New York to China on a 55-day trip in April. "It's the first time for us to put a new, impressive ship in China," he said. Voyager's sister ship Mariner ...

  4. News - China - TOURISM

    New airport in Guangxi mountains offers nail-biting landings

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

    ... 2.2km. It can accommodate three flights an hour, compared to the 60 that the mainland's busiest airports handle. Construction began in December 2008 and was completed at the end of last ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Three other ships called at Ha Long Bay as Costa Victoria skipped port, travel watchdog told

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 06:31pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Travel industry chief says ‘it is not accurate’ to claim ship was turned away by Vietnamese port Cruise company decided to miss bay: watchdog Costa Cruises- ... in a cruise ship's itinerary, the council's executive director Joseph Tung Yao-chung said. It is written in disclaimers, so it would be difficult for tourists to seek compensation when ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Royal Caribbean shows faith in Kai Tak Cruise Terminal with new sailings

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Amy Nip

    ... the first ship to offer round-trip cruises from Kai Tak last year, taking passengers to Taipei and Kaohsiung in Taiwan. This year, Mariner's sister ship, Voyager of the Seas, will operate four, ... with ships berthed for a total of 15 days. This year there will be 27 ship calls and 48 berthing days. Some 44 berthing days have been booked so far for next year. Liu sees the potential for Kai Tak ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Businesses on a learning curve as tourists sail by

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Amy Nip

    ... of the cruise industry in Asia will depend on the economic outlook in Europe and the United States; only if economies there remain weak will operators deploy ships to a new market. Wu and Fung agree ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Toddler-gate': protesters target minister's home with mock defecation

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:01am by Johnny Tam, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... and effort on issues that are more constructive". Meanwhile, the growth in the number of mainland visitors to the city for the Labour Day holiday appeared sluggish, statistics from ...

  9. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Travel trade calls for shake-up to meet mainland China tourist boom

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:38am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... and job-creation potential Chinese tourists can bring. Gripes include infrastructure construction delays, stringent visa and border controls, and poor workforce training. "The travel industry does ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mystery deepens over giant Hong Kong ferris wheel overlooking harbour

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 05:46am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Mystery surrounds proposed harbourfront attraction, with no sign of it being constructed almost a year after the contract was awarded Wait goes on for the big ... to construct it. In May last year the Lands Department awarded a three-year contract to Swiss AEX, allowing it to operate an observation wheel in front of Central Pier berths nine and 10 for a monthly ...




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