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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists at risk in thousands of illegal guest houses in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Ernest Kao and Amy Nip

    ... that governs guest houses. "We estimate that there are at least 2,000 unlicensed guest houses in operation and this equates to about 20,000 rooms," research assistant Kimberly Fung Wan-yin said. "The problem is very serious." Most unlicensed guest houses were found in the Yau Tsim Mong district. And at least seven out of 16 guest houses on Dundas Street in Mong Kok could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577144/illegal-guest-houses-put-tourists-risk-and-deprive-low-income
  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong authorities seek to tighten rules on guest houses

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by Amy Nip, Jennifer Ngo

    ... of tourist districts such as Tsim Sha Tsui and Mong Kok, who said the abundance of guest houses in residential buildings was compromising their safety and convenience. The law currently allows ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546951/hong-kong-authorities-seek-tighten-rules-guest-houses
  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Allan Zeman says he’s being forced out of top job at Ocean Park

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 06:26pm by Phila Siu

    ... because I hadn't discussed it with the government beforehand." Zeman, who made his name establishing the Lan Kwai Fong nightlife district, said he was sure the government knew he wanted ... board. Commenting on reports that he may be named chairman of the board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, Zeman said he had not been approached, but if was he would need to think ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1538995/allan-zeman-reveals-anger-being-forced-out-ocean-park-chairman
  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Improvements' to Hong Kong multi-entry permits eyed, Greg So says after Beijing talks

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:25am by Emily Tsang and Phoenix Kwong

    ... and shops serving locals being priced out of some parts of the city. A group formed by residents in North District says the multiple-entry permit, introduced in 2009, should be scrapped ... that it is disrupting the daily lives of local people," North District Parallel Imports Concern Group spokesman Ronald Leung-kam-shing said yesterday. But the Hong Kong Retail Management Association said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539236/improvements-hong-kong-multi-entry-permits-eyed-greg-so-says-after
  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Loving welcome for mainland Chinese tourists in Causeway Bay

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:33am by Amy Nip

    ... a neighbouring and unrelated community event outside the Hang Lung Centre, put on by Wan Chai District Council. Youngsters trying to strut their stuff on the small stage were apparently unimpressed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1438236/loving-welcome-mainland-chinese-tourists-causeway-bay
  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Businesses on a learning curve as tourists sail by

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

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Businesses on a learning curve as tourists sail by The Kai Tak Cruise Terminal is yielding only meagre economic benefits a year after opening. But business leaders remain optimistic that the HK$8.2 billion investment will pay off, with the terminal helping drive the transformation of East Kowloon into a second central business district in years to come. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528163/businesses-learning-curve-tourists-sail
  7. 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

    ... that the HK$8.2 billion investment will pay off, with the terminal helping drive the transformation of East Kowloon into a second central business district in years to come. Just 118,401 passengers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528167/royal-caribbean-shows-faith-kai-tak-cruise-terminal-new-sailings
  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Property, retail shares fall on fears chief executive will cut mainland visitor numbers

    Posted May 27th 2014, 11:16pm by Johnny Tam, Peggy Sito and Tiffany Ap

    ... and urged the government to create more shopping malls and tourism facilities to ease pressure on existing shopping districts. Shares in cosmetics retailer Sa Sa closed down 3.79 per cent ... the government should stop those mainlanders taking day trips as they were largely parallel-goods traders. Helen Mak, of Colliers International, said retailers in Mong Kok and northern districts would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520174/property-retail-shares-fall-fears-chief-executive-will-cut-mainland
  9. News - China - TOURISM

    Chinese tourists smash up resort office after bugs fail to appear in fireflies display

    Posted May 01st 2014, 02:53pm by Mimi Lau

    ... today. After two hours of waiting, the tourists surrounded the lake management office in Xiaoshan district, demanding refunds and an explanation. They got more upset when the organisers provided ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1501573/chinese-tourists-smash-tourist-office-after-bugs-fail-appear-fireflies
  10. News - China - TOURISM

    Disney to receive an extra US$800 million investment for Shanghai theme park

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 04:42am by Daniel Ren, Amy Nip

    ... government official said the district had set aside ample land reserves for the park's expansion. Hong Kong Travel Industry Council chairman Michael Wu Siu-ieng was not worried about Shanghai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1500306/disney-shanghai-shendi-group-pledge-further-us800b-theme-park

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