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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Government urged to consider impact of surging tourism on Hong Kong

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:00am by Amy Nip

    ... 16.6 million to 54.3 million between 2002 to 2013, and says the government has focused only on infrastructure in assessing the city's capacity to absorb visitors. "The continued ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - TOURISM

    Plateauing of mainland China visitor numbers hits Hong Kong hotels

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:28pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... in 2013 based on hotel trading performance. The outlook is positive for mid-scale and economy hotels while the luxury market is expected to record minor growth," he said. "Despite some ...

  3. News - China - TOURISM

    Disney to receive an extra US$800 million investment for Shanghai theme park

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 04:42am by Daniel Ren, Amy Nip

    ... once it opened, Xinhua reported. The increased capacity would help the Shanghai park dwarf its Hong Kong rival, which received 7.4 million visitors in the fiscal year ending in September, 2013 ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Disneyland seeks HK$809m loan from government for third hotel

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 05:11am by Amy Nip

    ... of operation. Revenue rose 15 per cent year on year to HK$4.9 billion during the last fisnancial year from October 2012 to September 2013, the theme park reported yesterday. With a record attendance ...

  5. News - China - TOURISM

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

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

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Giant statues of sage spring up all over mainland as developers and officials bid to lure tourists Buddha becomes very big in China Local officials ... Spring Temple Buddha in Lushan county in Henan province. At least five others taller than Tian Tan are spread across the mainland and the list is set to grow, including a planned 88-metre-high ...

  6. News - China - TOURISM

    Over 100,000 mainland Chinese tourists squeeze onto tiny Gulangyu

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 01:50pm by DARREN WEE

    ... a vacation during the one-week holiday, 10.8 per cent up on last year. They will spend 130 billion yuan (HK$165 billion), up 11.1 per cent on the same period in 2013. Thirty-two per cent will stay ...

  7. News - China Insider - TOURISM

    Golden Week a ‘golden mess’ for Chinese tourists

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 08:28pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... Administration received 247 complaints in total. Nightmarish scenarios encountered by tourists included visitors to Yunnan province being abandoned in Lijiang by tour guides when they refused to pay up ...

  8. News - China - TOURISM

    Beijing prepares for bigger, better rubber duck than Hong Kong

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

    ... a stop in Hong Kong in the spring. This one will float on a lake in the newly constructed Beijing Garden Expo Park in the capital's southwestern Fengtai district from September ...

  9. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Chinese travellers to hit 100m but spending to slow

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... held virtually all officials at home during the Spring Festival this year, and impacted overseas spending and travelling patterns." Another reason for the slower growth in tourist spending ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Travel agency rebuked for Lunar New Year hotel fiasco

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by Jolie Ho and Phila Siu

    ... Jolie Ho and Phila Siu Watchdog calls on proprietor to appear after manager testifies on Lunar New Year fiasco Travel agency's holiday service 'intolerable' The tourism watchdog yesterday rebuked a travel agency manager accused of leaving m ...




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