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  1. News - China - TOURISM

    Buddha statues get bigger on mainland China in bid to lure tourists

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:03pm by He Huifeng

    ... billion). Not a bad return on 725 tonnes of bronze sheet. Hong Kong's Tian Tan Buddha, at a modest 34 metres, would barely rise to the knees of the current behemoths such as the 208-metre-high ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists become tailors in scheme to revive Hong Kong’s ailing industry

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 11:02am by LO WEI

    ... of Bonham Strand. “The global market for suits has been on the rise in recent years. Even rap stars are wearing tailored suit jackets. But in Hong Kong, it’s shrinking. We hope the masters won’t ...

  3. 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 ... people. Australian billionaire Clive Palmer announced a plan to build a serviceable Titanic II cruise ship in 2012. Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry in Hubei will build Seven Star's replica. ...

  4. News - China - TOURISM

    Air pollution and Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign hit China's tourism trades

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 04:26am by MANDY ZUO

    ... with a three-star rating or above dropped by nearly 12 per cent in the first half of last year, compared with that period in 2012. Revenue at restaurants with an annual turnover of more than two million ... the report said. The study did not include statistics for the second half of last year, but figures from the National Tourism Administration showed that hotels with three stars or more saw ...

  5. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Taiwan resort's marketing blitz nets Hong Kong tourists

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 10:07am by Ralph Jennings

    ... Ralph Jennings ralph.jennings@scmp.com Hotels cash in on Hongkongers' newfound interest in Kenting, aided by a popular film Taiwan resort's marketing blitz nets HK tourists The five-star Chateau Beach Resort at the southern tip of Taiwan- one of the island's priciest hotels with room rates averaging NT$5,000 (HK$1,300) a night- upgrades its guest rooms every year, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    New Chinese tourism rules promise politer visitors, but will they work?

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao, Teddy Ng

    ... Image-conscious China chides its 'unruly' tourists Outside Golden Bauhinia Square, one of the city's main tour group hotspots, a mother could be seen helping her son urinate into a plastic ...

  7. News - China - TOURISM

    Novel hotel-ranking website targets Chinese tourists for Greek holidays

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... that aims to attract Chinese holidaymakers to debt-ridden Greece. The ranking on travel website Feel Like Home uses dragons instead of stars to score hotels on a niche set of criteria. Hotels get ... manager of the five-star Petasos Beach Resort in Mykonos, said the resort had made a number of adjustments to cater to Chinese clientele. "Along with our Greek tea and chamomile that we offer ...

  8. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Chinese travellers to hit 100m but spending to slow

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... officials were buying support and consolidating their power with rising [political] stars. Now that the new power structure is in place, there is no need for lavish gifts. The change in leadership ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Golden week' losing its lustre for Hong Kong businesses

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, Anita Lam, LO WEI

    ... bookings from the mainland as poor and said three-star hotels, where the main source of customers is tour groups, had been particularly hard-hit. Also, the average tourist is not splashing out ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Call for supervision of tourism firms after mainland tourists sleep on bus

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, Danny Mok and Johnny Tam

    ... its mainland partners and then ending the tour before it was supposed to finish. Tour members slept in their coach on Tuesday night after their promised three-star hotel turned out ... on the coach. Another member of the 30-strong group, which arrived on Tuesday, said she booked the tour online, paying 1,260 yuan (HK$1,568) for a five-day trip with accommodation at a three-star hotel ...




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