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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mystery deepens over giant Hong Kong ferris wheel overlooking harbour

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 05:46am by Amy Nip

    ... wheel revolution A plan for a giant sightseeing ferris wheel to be built overlooking Hong Kong's harbour is shrouded in secrecy, even though a patch of land has been allocated on which ... from Britain put in a joint proposal with the Hall Organisation to the Hong Kong government about building a transportable, 60-metre high, 42-cabin Ferris wheel facing Victoria Harbour. Great ...

  2. 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, ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Two routes considered for Gran Fondo event to include professional and amateur riders Cross-harbour cycling race to start this year A major cycling race for top ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Patriotic' protest leaves mainland Chinese visitors bemused

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by Ernest Kao, LO WEI

    ... the Hongkongers for being "crazy". Meanwhile, across the harbour in Tsim Sha Tsui, the pro-mainland Hong Kong Justice Alliance handed out badges and leaflets welcoming mainland visitors ...

  4. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Taiwan resort's marketing blitz nets Hong Kong tourists

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 10:07am by Ralph Jennings

    ... on the less-developed eastern and western sides of the peninsula. Local bus schedules are not posted along some of the routes, leaving some passengers with waits of up to an hour. "A lot of young ...

  5. News - China - TOURISM

    Beijing prepares for bigger, better rubber duck than Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... are already being prepared. The duck appearing in Beijing stands 18 metres tall, 1.5 metres taller than the one that floated in Victoria Harbour in May. News of its arrival has triggered heated ... yuan (HK$37.75) in the Summer Palace and 100 yuan in the Beijing Garden Expo Park. "Why was it free in Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong and we need to buy tickets in Beijing?" asked one ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Kai Tak Cruise Terminal's rough and ready take-off

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... of the largest in the city - from which visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of Victoria Harbour and Kowloon, taking in Lion Rock and Kowloon Bay. Plans are under way to hold public exhibitions ... International said when the Mariner approached the harbour next week, it would switch to marine diesel fuel that had less than 0.1 per cent of sulphur content. Also yesterday, the Hong Kong Tourism ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tours aim to show visitors city's secrets

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... which will teach them to make salty egg yolk and tofu pudding. Muslim visitors can join a harbour cruise where they can enjoy a halal dinner while taking in the night views. Tourism Board ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    New cruise terminal tests the waters

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... tour agencies to test their operations, a government source said yesterday. "They can test the berthing, navigation [from Victoria Harbour to Kai Tak] and replenishing of supplies," the source said. They can test the berthing, navigation [from Victoria Harbour to Kai Tak] and replenishing of supplies But the main building and a bridge connecting to vessels are not yet finished. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists get fresh ways to sample Hong Kong

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

    ... operator was studying the possibility of providing ferry services between the terminal and Central, which he said could offer the cruise passengers a magnificent tour of the harbour. He said ... and colour. The board was also looking at ways to improve the annual fireworks display in Victoria Harbour to celebrate New Year's Eve on December 31, including seeking new sponsorship, but Lau ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    World's largest sailing ship Sedov stops off in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 08:38pm by Jennifer Cheng

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com World's largest sailing ship Sedov stops off in Hong Kong The world's largest sailing ship in operation paid a visit to Hong Kong for the first time yesterday. The Sedov, a 92-year-old Russian windjammer, sailed into the harbour and to its berth at the Ocean Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui, where the public will be able to see and board ...




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