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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Holidaymakers who attack their tour guides may be barred from Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Jessie Lau, Amy Nip

    ... Jessie Lau and Amy Nip More cases of tourists attacking guides Holidaymakers in Hong Kong who attack their tour guides could be barred from the city, the Immigration Department said yesterday, following three attacks in less than a week. In one episode a 38-year-old tourist launched an attack after his guide asked him not to smoke. And in another a 32-year-old man is alleged ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    First drop in number of mainland visitors to Tuen Ng festival in three years

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 04:06am by Amy Nip and Jessie Lau

    ... Amy Nip and Jessie Lau Festival attracts fewer mainland tourists The number of mainland tourists who visited Hong Kong during the Tuen Ng festival period fell this year for the first time in three years, according to the commerce minister. Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Gregory So Kam-leung said yesterday there had been a 2.5 per cent drop in the number of mainland ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Any cuts should be run past industry'

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:16am by Amy Nip

    ... But arrivals during the three-day Labour Day holiday in May fell 1.7 per cent. Anthony Lau Chun-hon, executive director of the board, noted tourism was affected by external factors- such as exchange ...

  4. 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

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com What was promised as a romantic evening display under the glittering lights of 30,000 fireflies by a scenic Zhejiang lake resort turned into hours of staring at the blank night sky followed by a riot. The no-show by the insects prompted a mob of angry tourists to march on the resort's management office and smash the doors and windows when ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    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 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Border malls make shopping easy for mainlanders, industry chief says

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 12:46pm

    ... Stuart Lau and Samuel Chan Call for convenient facilities emerges as immigration prepares to launch fast auto-clearance channels for visitors from across the border More shopping centres are needed near the border and along railway lines to cope with an additional tens of millions of tourists expected in the coming years, an industry leader says. Official estimates show the city may ...




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