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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - TRAVEL

    Accor expands in China as it seeks to exit hotel assets in Asia Pacific

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 07:13am by Langi Chiang

    ... China's transformation towards an economy driven by consumption and services will stimulate travel, and mainland firms' hotel investment outside the country will give Accor an opportunity ... in China." Mainland policymakers are shifting the economy more towards consumption and services, away from exports and investment. The State Council last month singled out travel and tourism as one ...

  2. News - China - TRAVEL

    Stop eating noodles and don't litter: Xi Jinping urges China's tourists abroad to clean up their act

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:16am by MANDY ZUO

    ... this week said China would encourage more tourists to visit the nation and more Chinese companies to invest there. But Xi also demanded that the Maldives improve protection for Chinese tourists. ... reefs. Eat less instant noodles and more local seafood," the China News Service quoted Xi as saying on Monday night. Some Chinese tourists have been heavily criticised in recent years ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... set its sights more firmly on Asia since being acquired from its American owners by Hong Kong's New World Hospitality in 2011. Eight upmarket properties are scheduled to open in China ... in London's Shoreditch, in 2006, it offered rooms for as little as £1 (HK$13) for early bookings, but that policy seemed to vanish after the original owner sold the hotel to a private investment firm ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Survival guide: Cycle touring

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:34pm by Phillippa Stewart

    ... Asia and China, but been rewarded by stunning views and the smug satisfaction of having hauled my backside up the said hills, I am inclined to agree with him. THE PERSONAL TOUCH For me, cycling ... in Laos, with village children shouting and smiling, and waving so hard we thought their arms were going to come off. In China, excitable, gregarious crowds gathered to watch something as mundane ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The calm after the storm: Ypres, Belgium

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am

    ... started in Europe, it soon spread around the world. Desperate for manpower, the Allies recruited able bodies wherever they could find them, including in Hong Kong and China. By war’s end, 96,000 men were working in the Chinese Labour Corps, and continued to do so after the armistice, filling in trenches, burying the dead and collecting scrap. Hundreds died in the course ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Blasts from the past: a steam-powered taste of old China

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 10:47pm by DAVID AKAST

    ... of remote locations. With the breathtaking expansion of its high-speed rail network (which will connect even Urumqi, in distant Xinjiang, this year) it is easy to forget how recently China emerged ... than they were 50 years ago- a curious and unfortunate position in modern China. This isolation may now, finally, be working to Bagou's advantage as a small but growing number of tourists, ...

  7. Magazines - Money - TRAVEL

    Out of this world

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 10:28pm by Denise Tsang

    ... this year via Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic. Another space tourism firm, Amsterdam-based Space Expedition Corp (SXC), will launch soon afterwards. The cost of admission into the astronauts’ club ... rule known as International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), which forbids people from countries such as China, Iran and North Korea from having any access to US weapons technology. Virgin ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:46pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... the South Pacific, Japan, China, Singapore and the recently opened Suez Canal from 1876 to 1877. Arriving in Hong Kong in February 1877, she "landed on the Praya, a fine quay, extending ... the battlefields, which should be particularly poignant for anyone whose ancestors flew with the Royal Flying Corps. Bradt Travel Guides (www.bradtguides.com) will next month publish  World War ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by Adam Nebbs

    ... Myanmar.   Pilfer proofing Adam Rapp got the idea for his Pick-Pocket Proof Pants in China in 2007, after a brush with thieves in Xian, Shaanxi province. Now they are worn all over the world, ... and sturdy fabrics, for men and women. Priced at about HK$800 plus postage, they're not exactly a bargain, but could be a wise investment, depending on your destination. For a closer look, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Bienvenue! France welcomes Hong Kong youth in new working-holiday scheme

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Teddy Ng

    ... to China, Hong Kong remains a very unique place, boasting strong structural and specific assets," Fabius told the Asia Society earlier yesterday. Fifteen years after its handover to China, Hong ... and this territory, I am very happy that many French people and French companies are here. I wish there could be more Hong Kong investment in France." Hong Kong is home to about 15,000 French nationals, ...




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