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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China

    China's golden week holiday sees strong sales of homes in major cities

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Major mainland cities register strong sales of new homes during the long holiday 'Golden week' gives home sales a boost Sales of new homes in major mainland cities have registered strong sales during the "golden week" holiday, which ended on Monday, with Beijing recording the best sale performance in the past five years. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

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

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

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Shopping law to hit tour numbers The number of mainland visitors coming to Hong Kong during the National Day "golden week" is expected to fall by as much ... "golden week" last year, up 24 per cent from two years ago. Of those, 303,000 were group visitors, an increase of 35 per cent year on year. Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners executive ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - RESIDENTIAL

    Hong Kong developers offer top-end flats to lure 'golden week' buyers

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Top flats aimed at mainland 'golden week' buyers Some Hong Kong developers are releasing high-end homes for sale to test potential demand from mainland buyers over the "golden week" holiday which ends on October 7. The releases come five months after new restrictions on sales under the Residential Properties (First-hand Sales) ...

  4. Business - Economy - TOURISM

    Shoppers hit Hong Kong early before tour prices rise

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Mainlanders arrive in city well before start of golden week, with regulations set to double the cost of organised visits from tomorrow Shoppers hit HK early before tour prices rise Golden week has come early for favoured haunts of mainland shoppers as some of the more price-conscious visitors have been taking to their tour buses to get in before ...

  5. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Mass vacations are no holiday

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Later, the government decided to stretch the holiday to a whole week by asking people to work the preceding or following weekends to recoup the working days lost in between. Hence, the term ... boosted consumer spending, raising hundreds of billions of yuan over the week. But soon the downside started to show. The mainland's public transport - let alone the hospitality industry ...

  6. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Sa Sa sales growth in HK drops 1pc in golden week on impact from protests

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 11:14am by DON WEINLAND

    ... Don Weinland don.weinland@scmp.com Street protests in Hong Kong led to a 1 per cent decline in year-on-year retail sales growth at Sa Sa International during the week-long National Day holiday, the Hong Kong-based cosmetics company said. The sales for golden week – traditionally a peak shopping period for mainland visitors – were below Sa Sa’s expectations for stores in Hong Kong ...

  7. News - China - TOURISM

    More mainlanders head overseas to spend golden week

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 04:39am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com More mainlanders spend golden week abroad In Seoul last week, it was not just shopping malls that heaved with some 160,000 mainland visitors to South Korea during "golden week". The city's famed cosmetic surgery clinics did brisk business nipping and tucking mainlanders looking for a quick fix. Similar scenes played out ...

  8. News - China - GOLDEN WEEK

    Millions of holidaymakers inch their way home as 'golden week' winds up

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 04:07am by Angela Meng

    ... the "golden week" national holiday competed with tourists from longer vacations. The number of passengers travelling by road, rail and air increased sharply as people made use of the last two ... by water this golden week. At high-speed toll stations on the G2 Beijing to Shanghai expressway, drivers reported moving only 100 metres in two hours, creating a barely moving, gigantic parking ...

  9. News - China - TOURISM

    National scenic spots are unusually calm as 'golden week' tourists flock abroad

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 04:14am by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com With memories fresh of last year's 'golden week' fiasco, mainland tourists flock abroad instead Top sites scenes of calm, not chaos Tourists ... national park in the mountains of northern Sichuan, is a riot of autumn colour at this time of year, but it saw fewer than 9,000 visitors on the first day of "golden week", the week ...




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