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  1. A tarnished jewel in our tourist crown

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... confidence. We could only be talking about the troubled Ngong Ping 360 cable car, the newest pillar of Hong Kong's tourism industry. Less than two years after it was launched it seems to have ... and the effective sacking of the original operator, Australia-based Skyrail ITM (Hong Kong). The latest interruption of service, however, should not be blown out of proportion. The faults have, after all, ...

  2. Envoy basks in mutual attraction of HK, Taiwan

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... third-biggest source of visitors after the mainland and Japan. In the same period, 1.6 million Taiwanese came to Hong Kong, a rise of 1.7 per cent- making the city their most popular destination, ahead ... government would welcome more Hong Kong institutions to open offices in Taiwan. For Hong Kong, any fall-off in Taiwanese visitors has been more than compensated by the flood of mainland travellers. ...

  3. Arrivals from mainland fuel surge in Hong Kong visitors

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... and almost double the number in 2002- before mainlanders were allowed to visit Hong Kong outside tour groups. However, releasing the figures yesterday, the Tourism Board said mainlanders' ... direct ferry services at the Hong Kong International Airport to Pearl River Delta cities. The board's executive director, Clara Chong Ming-wah, said it would continue to maintain a balanced ...

  4. City aims to lure back Mice visitors

    Posted Mar 27th 2009, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... there will be a new kid on the block in June, when the Harbour Grand Hong Kong in North Point is scheduled to open, and will be casting its net for business travellers and Mice visitors. Among its attractions ... Prudence Lui Last year, Hong Kong hosted 1.17million meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (Mice) visitors but, due to a mix of unfavourable factors on the mainland, ...

  5. Warning of worsening congestion as visitor arrivals hit record 36m

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip A record 36 million people visited Hong Kong last year, a 21.8 per cent year-on-year jump from 2009, according to provisional official statistics released yesterday. But the traveller surge came with a downside: rising hotel room rates and more congestion. 'Hong Kong's tourism experienced a strong rebound in 2010 after the severe blow dealt by the financial ...

  6. Discounts to whet the appetite

    Posted Jul 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Igor's Group are veterans of the food and beverage scene, and this month they are offering various promotions at their venues. ? Stormy Weather Bar and Grill at Lan Kwai Fong has a Hen's Night Party with free shooters every Saturday; doubling up ...

  7. Visitor forecast given a boost as funding rises

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bailey

    ... Murray Bailey The Hong Kong Tourism Board has increased its forecast for the number of visitors this year to 23.4 million from 22.9 million. It follows a comment in this column last month ... now designated Discover Hong Kong Year. One outcome of the forecast revision is that the board's projection of 27.1 million visitors next year looks more plausible. big rebound ...

  8. Macau ideally placed for business visitors

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an all-in-one (leisure, lifestyle and tourism) city which many other cities do not offer. With the inherent traffic between Hong Kong, China and Macau (there are already many travellers for business and leisure) in addition to its focus to attract more visitors from Asia, we see the advantage to position Wine and Gourmet Asia (WGA) in Macau to attract this target group and grow this show ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'leaders' that Hong Kong remained the freest economy worldwide, but warned the advent of fair wage legislation would undermine that. Now business people warn that the declining economy threatens ... producing more robust and vibrant markets less vulnerable under failure. Hong Kong must not remain a dinosaur and should not be ruled any longer by this 1950s experiment that has clearly failed yet ...

  10. Visa restrictions a great wall for foreign visitors

    Posted Jul 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... risk consultancy Pacific Strategies and Assessments. Beijing is still expecting about half a million foreign visitors over the course of the Olympics, according to state media. Last year, the capital had 4.4 million overseas visitors - including those from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan - and 140 million domestic tourists. Despite reports that Beijing hotels are fully booked, industry ...




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