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  1. News - China - TOURISM

    Australia most desired destination for Chinese tourists

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 05:08am by Nectar Gan

    ... for Chinese travellers were safety, food and heritage sites. It was also rated the most welcoming destination. Chinese tourists continued to be the leading duty-free shoppers last year- accounting ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Allan Zeman says he’s being forced out of top job at Ocean Park

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 06:26pm by Phila Siu

    ... board. Commenting on reports that he may be named chairman of the board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, Zeman said he had not been approached, but if was he would need to think ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mega Events Fund chairman to be reappointed despite watchdog's criticisms

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:39am by Tanna Chong, Phila Siu

    ... received HK$250 million to support local non-profit-making organisations in hosting arts, cultural and sports events.   ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Businesses on a learning curve as tourists sail by

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Amy Nip

    ... buses from the terminal and welcomed 5,000 passengers. While they were well-dressed and curious about local culture, the cruise passengers tended to spend about HK$2,000 to HK$3,000 per head-10 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Royal Caribbean shows faith in Kai Tak Cruise Terminal with new sailings

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Amy Nip

    ... and welcomed 5,000 passengers. While they were well-dressed and curious about local culture, the cruise passengers tended to spend about HK$2,000 to HK$3,000 per head-10 or 20 per cent less than ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hit TV shows driving rise in visits to South Korea

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by Patsy Moy

    ... the number travelling there 10 years ago. "The craze for Korean culture started from a popular Korean television series, Jewel in the Palace, about 10 years ago. Since then, Hongkongers have become more interested in Korean movie stars and culture," Huen said. Besides the capital, Seoul, Jeju Island and Busan are the most popular spots for tourists. Huen believed families would ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    How to behave in Hong Kong: Xinhua publishes tip list for mainlanders

    Posted May 10th 2014, 02:59am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... of explanations. These included cultural differences and the fact Hong Kong is a crowded city. Where Xinhua advised people to refrain from yelling at others from afar, it explained that Hongkongers usually walk up to a person to talk to them. The article explained that loud greetings and animated chatting were part of mainland culture and not a Hong Kong habit. It added: "These are some ...

  8. News - China - TOURISM

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

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

    ... of the nation's other religious heritage in the years that followed the establishment of the People's Republic. "There were more than 1,000 temples in Beijing before 1949," Xue said. ... "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 ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Vietnam confirms barge sank at Ha Long Bay tourist site

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 04:46am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Vietnam confirms sinking at tour site A barge had sunk in Ha Long Bay at the time a cruise ship decided to bypass the popular tourist spot, the Travel Industry Council, which is investigating the incident, has been told. But it is still unclear whether this was the reason the Costa Victoria skipped the Unesco World Heritage site. Council chairman Michael ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Passengers refuse to disembark after cruise liner skips one stop in Vietnam

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 12:40pm by Ernest Kao

    ... for its spectacular rock formations, on Tuesday. The company said that sum represented the approximate cost of the stop at the bay, a Unesco World Heritage site. It also offered US$50 credit per ...




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