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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Fewer shoppers among flood of mainlanders visiting Hong Kong for 'golden week' holiday

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Stuart Lau

    ... Phila Siu and Stuart Lau Retailers say sales have slumped, despite surge in number of holiday visitors from across the border as 'forced shopping' law begins to bite Mainlanders roll up, but not for shopping The number of mainland visitors coming to Hong Kong on the first day of the "golden week" National Day holiday is up 60 per cent from last year. Figures ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Wild and crazy and perfect for dream job

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Wild and crazy and perfect for dream job A wild man and a crazy man from Hong Kong have been chosen from the 330,000 applicants for Australia's Best Jobs in the World campaign to make it through to the shortlist of candidates. There are now just 25 people from all over the world left fighting for each of the six jobs on offer in the Tourism ...

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    Chinese tourists give Hong Kong thumbs down in ratings drop

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Accommodation and immigration facilities scored the least with this group but visitors from other countries gave HK top marks Mainland tourists find city wanting Mainlanders are growing less satisfied with Hong Kong as a holiday destination, according to an annual index compiled by Polytechnic University's school of hotel and tourism ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    China officials considered Hong Kong travel alert over mainland visitor protests

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 03:59am by Stuart Lau, Jeffie Lam and Tanna Chong

    ... Stuart Lau, Jeffie Lam and Tanna Chong Anti-mainlander protests prompted officials to confer with Exco member Hong Kong travel alert ‘considered’ It crossed the minds of mainland officials to issue a travel alert against Hong Kong in the wake of local protests that targeted visitors from across the border, a Beijing loyalist revealed yesterday. Executive councillor Cheng Yiu-tong ...

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    Mishap sees cable car numbers down

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Fewer riders after cable car mishap Ngong Ping 360 cable car last year drew the second-lowest number of passengers since it opened in 2006. It carried just 1.36 million people last year, compared with 1.6 million in 2011. Much of the drop was due to its closure for two months during the normally busy Lunar New Year period after 800 passengers were ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Rooms at Disneyland’s third hotel to cost HK$2,000-3,000 per night

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 06:29pm

    ... All political party representatives at the meeting supported the loan. It will be tabled at the finance committee for approval in May. Medical sector lawmaker Leung Ka-lau asked whether ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hotel availability 'not a factor' in summit move

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 04:06am by Tony Cheung and Stuart Lau

    ... Tony Cheung and Stuart Lau Hotel availability 'not a factor' in summit move A hotel-industry leader yesterday rubbished suggestions that a summit of Apec financial chiefs was moved to Beijing because of a shortage of hotel rooms in Hong Kong. James Lu Shien-hwai, executive director of the Hong Kong Hotels Association, said the switch, announced yesterday, could ...

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    Hong Kong's first Gran Fondo cycling race to be launched in October

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 03:59am by Amy Nip

    ... and 20 kilometres. Tourism Board executive director Anthony Lau Chun-hon said two routes are being considered, one going from Hong Kong Island through the Western Harbour Tunnel to Kowloon side, ... arrangements have yet to be finalised. "It could be more complicated than hosting a marathon … the use of water barriers could be necessary," said Lau, adding the board aimed to make ...

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    Tourism Board expects 59m visitors to Hong Kong this year, 45m from mainland

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 01:06pm by Amy Nip

    ... cent on 2012. The board’s executive director Anthony Lau Chun-hon said the slight slowdown in the growth of mainland visitor numbers was normal. “The growth rate drops as the base number has grown bigger,” Lau said. “Mainland government bodies and state-owned enterprises are also expected to reduce their trips and spending,” he added. The projection came a day after four top ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tour debacle involving SIG Holiday revealed as branches halt operations

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan, Stuart Lau

    ... Thomas Chan and Stuart Lau Vietnam incident involving 39 on tour run by city travel agency emerges as five branches halt operations and customers clamour for money back Holiday coach 'leaves trippers at roadside' Thirty-nine people on a holiday in Vietnam were dumped at the side of a road after a financial dispute involving their travel agency, it was claimed yesterday. ...




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