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  1. News - China - TOURISM

    Travel agencies fined for forcing tourists to buy 'Tibetan home meals'

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Members of Yunnan tour group faced threats and abandonment if they refused to pay up Agencies fined for forcing tourists to buy 'home meals' Two Yunnan travel agencies have been punished and two of their tour guides have lost their licences for forcing tourists to pay extra for "Tibetan home meals". The incident, in which ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Loving welcome for mainland Chinese tourists in Causeway Bay

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:33am by Amy Nip

    ... a neighbouring and unrelated community event outside the Hang Lung Centre, put on by Wan Chai District Council. Youngsters trying to strut their stuff on the small stage were apparently unimpressed ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hotel availability 'not a factor' in summit move

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 04:06am by Tony Cheung and Stuart Lau

    ... was not aware of any government concerns about room availability. But a booking officer at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Wan Chai said availability would be "quite tight" at that time, while ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Vietnam confirms barge sank at Ha Long Bay tourist site

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

    ... the boat sank, was expected in a few days. Some 300 passengers, including pro-establishment lawmaker Ann Chiang Lai-wan, staged a sit-in on the Costa Victoria on February 6 in protest against ...

  5. 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

    ... the passengers taking part in the protest was lawmaker Ann Chiang Lai-wan, who said that the visit to Ha Long Bay was the main reason for taking the cruise and not making it there was akin ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists become tailors in scheme to revive Hong Kong’s ailing industry

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 11:02am by LO WEI

    ... also helps to rehabilitate drug users and provide work for the mentally disabled. “We hope to help revive the tailoring business in Hong Kong,” said Sonia Chan She-wan, chief executive officer ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Illegal guest-house clampdown

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 04:12am by FANNY WY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Penalties for unlicensed accommodation are too lenient, says lawmaker, who wants fines linked to profits in effort to boost safety and standards Illegal guest-house clampdown The government is considering increasing the penalty for running an unlicensed guest house and lodging appeals in cases where it deems courts have been too lenient. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mainland Chinese tourists stuck at border after Taiwan visas refused

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 05:22pm by FANNY W.Y. FUNG, Jennifer Ngo

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Jennifer Ngo Local agencies may have to verify that tourists have visas after group is refused entry to Taiwan Visa debacle may lead to new rules for tour groups Hong Kong travel agencies could be asked to make sure mainland tourists travelling to third destinations via the city have the necessary documents to do so, in the wake of a visa fiasco that left ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Fewer shoppers among flood of mainlanders visiting Hong Kong for 'golden week' holiday

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Stuart Lau

    ... Jewellery & Goldsmith's Hennessy Road branch in Wan Chai, said business was down 20 to 30 per cent. The popular shopping district of Canton Road in Tsim Sha Tsui remained quieter than last ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Forced shopping law to hit tourist numbers during "golden week"

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... director Michael Li Hon-shing expected hotel occupancy to fall below 87 per cent during the holiday. One Tsuen Wan hotel had cut its nightly room rate from HK$800 to little more than HK$700, he ...




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