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  1. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Chinese tourists set to ditch Hong Kong for wider world

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 03:59am by Celine Sun

    ... cultures during their trips VINCENT LUI, BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP "As Chinese tourists are becoming more and more sophisticated, shopping will not be the No1 reason for them to travel. More ... activities" and "cultural experiences". Hong Kong was kicked off a list of 15 most popular travel spots in a survey of nearly 1,000 middle-class mainlanders when asked what was their dream ...

  2. News - Asia - TOURISM

    South Korea woos rich Chinese 'youke' with VIP privileges

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:19am by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com South Korea will issue VIP cards to rich Chinese tourists to lure more big-spending mainlanders to the country, the Chosun Ilbo newspaper has reported. The South Korean embassy in China told the newspaper last week that about 20 million mainland Chinese residents could qualify for the card, which would be issued in March at the earliest. ...

  3. News - China - TOURISM

    Novel hotel-ranking website targets Chinese tourists for Greek holidays

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

    ... Chinese visitors because just like China, Greece has a lot of history and culture, which they are interested in." Previously, the clientele was only wealthy mainlanders, but "now we want ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Website targets Chinese tourists for Greek holidays The quirks of mainland tourists are being celebrated rather than ridiculed in a novel hotel-ranking system ...

  4. News - China - TOURISM

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

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

    ... "But I don't think they all need to be more dozens of metres high or break the world record." Xue Yu, of the department of cultural and religious studies at the Chinese University ...

  5. News - China Insider - TOURISM

    South Korea eases visa rules to attract more Chinese tourists

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 05:24pm

    ... Audrey Yoo audrey.yoo@scmp.com South Korea, in an effort to boost its tourism industry, plans to ease visa restrictions for Chinese citizens, particularly those from Beijing and Shanghai. Starting September 1, South Korea will issue multiple-entry visas to Chinese nationals who are officially registered as living in Beijing and Shanghai, and to those who own timeshares worth 30 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mexico woos Chinese tourists and investors

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Push to lure Chinese tourists down Mexico way Hundreds of thousands of Chinese tourists visit the United States each year, but fewer than 50,000 went to its southern neighbour Mexico last year. But Mexico's looking to change that. Its tourism secretary Claudia Ruiz Massieu has been visiting Hong Kong and the mainland to woo Chinese ...

  7. News - China - TOURISM

    Dining on herbs and mud, China's ultra-rich discover Switzerland

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 03:26pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Super-rich Chinese head to Switzerland to eat grass A Swiss bank has paid for some 20 "high net-worth" clients from mainland China to travel to its Alpine headquarters and collect mud ... in Beijing, there is no nature. It's just big skyscrapers and lots of traffic."  Of the 500 to 600 clients Zombori said he had hosted last year in Switzerland, 40 were Chinese with assets ...

  8. 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

    ... social morality in tourism activities, respect local customs, cultural traditions and religious beliefs". The rulebook also included a designated section listing behavioural guidance ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists get fresh ways to sample Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... for its diaolou village houses that mix Western and Chinese styles. The trip is expected to cost about HK$8,000, which would include accommodation. Lau also said the Kai Tak cruise terminal ... the popular Wine and Dine fair formerly held on the West Kowloon cultural hub site would be moved to the open space outside Tamar, Admiralty, this year and reorganised to give it more flavour ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Chinese tourists give Hong Kong thumbs down in ratings drop

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

    ... Asian visitors was due to the familiarity of the culture, which resulted in "less excitement". "Long-haul travellers, meanwhile, can usually afford high-end services, which might ...




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