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  1. Attracting visitors from all corners

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Anneliese O'Young

    ... welcomed 124 million visitors last year. More than 22million of these were foreigners, a 9.65 per cent rise from the year before. Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, accounted for nearly 100million ... travel agents and authorities,' said Ms May who is based in Hong Kong. 'Ten years ago you didn't even have five-star hotels. Sure, the attractions were there, but nobody would have ...

  2. Visitors thrilled by first glimpse of Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... who has worked in Shenzhen's IT industry for more than four years. 'There are many things I want to see in Hong Kong, but I find the Avenue of Stars to be the most attractive ... said the most attractive part of Hong Kong was Victoria Harbour at night. She said she hoped the scheme could be further relaxed so that she could bring her parents, children and relatives ...

  3. Rosy forecast sees 7pc rise in visitors' spending in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 20th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu The Hong Kong Tourism Board expects visitors to the city this year to rise by just over 5 per cent, or 1.5 million, to 31 million, and that they will spend HK$174 billion, ... visitors to the World Expo in Shanghai- and Asian Games in Guangzhou- to Hong Kong before and after those events. ...

  4. Mainland visitors intend to splash out in Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 08th 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan 30pc of people from key cities plan holidays and Ocean Park is most popular attraction, survey reveals Tourists from the mainland are planning to spend more money in Hong Kong ... firm Synovate. The survey also dispelled earlier fears about negative reactions from Hong Kong residents to the influx of visitors. Although Synovate did not poll visitors from other countries, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    Shenzhen sets limits for frequent Hong Kong visitors

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Shenzhen sets limits for frequent visitors Shenzhen authorities have introduced restrictions of their own in a bid to stem the flow of goods from Hong Kong ... they first enter Hong Kong under a new measure that came into force this month, according to the customs department here. Mainland visitors can carry up to 5,000 yuan (HK$6,200) worth of goods ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Shenzhen closes loophole on mainland visitors to Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com Shenzhen shuts loophole on solo visitors to HK Shenzhen has closed an apparent loophole involving mainland tourists travelling to Hong Kong, by requiring those ... millions of its migrant residents easier access to Hong Kong would be put on hold until Hong Kong had examined its capacity to receive more visitors. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Talks to discuss influx of visitors to Hong Kong from Shenzhen

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip, He Huifeng

    ... Amy Nip and He Huifeng But public security bureau says it will stick to plan to allow 4.1m more to make multiple visits Talks to discuss influx of visitors from Shenzhen Hong Kong ... rules on non-permanent residents, allowing them to apply for single-entry permits to Hong Kong. Green Sense has pressed the government to estimate the number of eligible visitors, saying ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    New Shenzhen permit rules create fears over Hong Kong visitor flood

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... SHENZHEN VISITOR FLOOD Hong Kong's doors will be open for regular visits by 4.1 million non-permanent residents of Shenzhen from next month- despite the concerns of Chief Executive Leung ... of the border city who do not hold hukou, or household registration documents, there prompted new concerns that Hong Kong's infrastructure would be overwhelmed and that visitors would compete ...

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    SCMP Debate: can HK accommodate any more mainland visitors?

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Last year, tourism receipts exceeded HK$263 billion. Few would deny that the phenomenal surge in mainland visitors has, in general, brought significant economic benefits to Hong Kong. As important as mainland visitors are, however, the Hong Kong Tourism Board is committed to maintaining a balanced portfolio of visitors, in line with our city's image as a diverse, dynamic ...

  10. Taiwan makes grab for mainland visitors

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... destinations for visitors.' Economic growth and appreciation of the yuan prompted a record high of 122,893 mainlanders to visit Hong Kong on April 30. The three-day Labour Day 'golden ... Amy Nip At weekends in Times Square it has become more common to hear Putonghua than Cantonese since Hong Kong launched its individual travel scheme for mainlanders. But the city faces ...




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