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  1. News - China - TOURISM

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

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

    ... of the nation's other religious heritage in the years that followed the establishment of the People's Republic. "There were more than 1,000 temples in Beijing before 1949," Xue said. ... 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 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    China officials considered Hong Kong travel alert over mainland visitor protests

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 03:59am by Stuart Lau, Jeffie Lam and Tanna Chong

    ... "I told them never to do this to Hong Kong," Cheng, a veteran Hong Kong delegate to the National People's Congress, told a Commercial Radio programme. "Not only would ... mainland bureaus, or even the central leadership, shared the same thought. Antagonism towards mainlanders has flared up this year, after the government in mid-January predicted 70 million arrivals ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Limit border crossings to one return trip a day for Shenzhen residents, says Liberal

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 03:59am by Tony Cheung

    ... James Tien Pei-chun from coming up with his own proposal to limit tourist numbers. Tien, a delegate to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, wants Shenzhen residents ... chief will put his idea forward next week when the CPPCC and the National People's Congress hold their annual sessions in Beijing. The idea is aimed at parallel-goods traders, who buy ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mystery deepens over giant Hong Kong ferris wheel overlooking harbour

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

    ... company registry, opened an observation wheel in Bangkok last year. It beat four competitors to win the Hong Kong tender. A request for information by the South China Morning Post was referred ... 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 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    CY Leung hints at new controls on Hong Kong’s growing tourism numbers

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 05:08pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Chief executive says government is aware that growing visitor total is affecting residents' lives and is investigating ways to 'regulate' ... Kong. He admitted that the rising volume of visitors in recent years had "affected the daily lives" of residents, especially commuters and shoppers. He said: "The government ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Patriotic' protest leaves mainland Chinese visitors bemused

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

    ... made-in-China products!" The organisers, a radical anti-Beijing group called The Faculty of Orchid Gardening, said the purpose of yesterday's event was to "liberate Causeway Bay" ... made in China." The event was one of several Sunday protests in recent months against the impact of mainland visitors on the city. Last month, scores of protesters marched through Tsim Sha ...

  7. News - China Insider - TOURISM

    Guizhou to make 'fresh canned air' to boost tourism after Xi Jinping comments

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 12:09pm by Amy Li

    ... session in early March in Beijing Tourism authorities in China’s southwestern Guizhou province announced on Thursday plans to manufacture canned fresh air as part of a larger scheme to promote ... on a promotion trip in Beijing this month. The news of Guizhou's canned air plan received a lukewarm reaction on Weibo, China's twitter-like service on Friday.  "We want fresh air, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

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

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

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com As profit and attendance rises, resort seeks an extra HK$809 million from the government to help pay for a 750-room complex at the park Disneyland seeks loan to build third hotel Hong Kong Disneyland is seeking a fresh loan of HK$809 million from the government to build a third hotel, after it recorded a second consecutive year of profit in eight years ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Loving welcome for mainland Chinese tourists in Causeway Bay

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

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Loving welcome for mainlanders It may not have been music to the ears of the city's resident shoppers, but pro-government group Voice of Loving Hong Kong ... by the government's prediction that Hong Kong will see 100 million visitors per year within a decade. In response, the Equal Opportunities Commission has said anti-discrimination laws could be expanded ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Rooms at Disneyland’s third hotel to cost HK$2,000-3,000 per night

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 06:29pm

    ... would be profitable as it was seeking a HK$809 million loan from the Hong Kong government. We have conducted market analysis on the new project’s investment and return. Its [return] ...




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