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  1. News - World - TOURISM

    Backlash in Barcelona against tourist invasion

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:45am by AFP

    ... in a supermarket there. Local families soon took to the streets themselves in angry demonstrations, condemning a mass tourism industry that they say packs visitors into cheap, unregulated rental flats ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586685/backlash-barcelona-against-tourist-invasion
  2. News - China - TOURISM

    Mainlanders spend 20,000 yuan on each shopping spree abroad, poll finds

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 04:30am by MANDY ZUO

    ... launched in China in 2012 to build cooperation in the industry. Mainlanders spent more than US$128 billion while taking more than 98 million cross-border trips last year, according to the China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1586194/mainlanders-spend-20000-yuan-each-shopping-spree-abroad-poll-finds
  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Holidaymakers who attack their tour guides may be barred from Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Jessie Lau, Amy Nip

    ... the chance to visit Disneyland. Travel Industry Council chairman Michael Wu Siu-ieng said the council and a tour guide union would meet the Security Bureau today. "We want to condemn ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577875/hong-kong-sees-more-cases-tourists-attacking-their-guides
  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tour fees may change amid price-fixing fears

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by Amy Nip

    ... a directive put out 10 years ago by the Travel Industry Council, recommending a maximum daily service fee for tour group members. It aimed to stop overcharging of tourists. But the council's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568553/tour-fees-may-change-amid-price-fixing-fears
  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Any cuts should be run past industry'

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:16am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com 'Any cuts should be run past industry' The government should consult the tourism industry before deciding on a cut to mainland visitor numbers, Tourism Board chief Peter Lam Kin-ngok says. Lam said tourism created over 200,000 direct job opportunities. "Would cutting mainland tourist numbers by 20 per cent see incomes fall by one-fifth? ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520653/any-cuts-should-be-run-past-industry
  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Crackdown launched on travel agents offering 'forced shopping' trips

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 06:25pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... but spend most of their time being shuttled between shops and pressured to make purchases. The Hong Kong Travel Industry Council has issued guidelines to tour agencies and licensed guides reminding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1554133/travel-industry-council-step-checks-amid-resurgence-forced-shopping
  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Shenzhen mall to sell Hong Kong products to cut number of mainland visitors

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by JEANNY YU AND AMY NIP

    ... arrangements to encourage the development of a finance industry in Qianhai, Wang did not spell out the tax arrangements for the shopping mall. Hong Kong legislator Felix Chung Kwok-pan said ... Kong, not milk formula." He suggested including catering and leisure facilities in the mall to showcase Hong Kong's service industries and ensure an all-round experience. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539965/shenzhen-mall-selling-hong-kong-products-ease-tourism-burden
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - TOURISM

    Chinese developers eye overseas hotel deals

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:12am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com As more mainland tourists go abroad, industry players are looking to cater to their needs Chinese developers eye overseas hotel deals Chinese hotel developers are gearing up for inroads in foreign markets as they follow the spending trail of mainland tourists. The go-global push is also influenced by fears of a room glut in the mainland's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1533599/chinese-developers-eye-overseas-hotel-deals
  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Businesses on a learning curve as tourists sail by

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

    ... this month," a spokeswoman said. Travel Industry Council chairman Michael Wu Siu-ieng believes it will take three or four years for more cruise operators to start using Kai Tak. He believes the growth of the cruise industry in Asia will depend on the economic outlook in Europe and the United States; only if economies there remain weak will operators deploy ships to a new market. Wu and Fung agree ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528163/businesses-learning-curve-tourists-sail
  10. 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

    ... Kong early in the new year. And Liu says mainland tourists are powering the growth of the cruise industry. Royal Caribbean received half a million passengers in Shanghai last year, ... Travel Industry Council chairman Michael Wu Siu-ieng believes it will take three or four years for more cruise operators to start using Kai Tak. He believes the growth of the cruise industry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528167/royal-caribbean-shows-faith-kai-tak-cruise-terminal-new-sailings

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