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  1. 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 the hotels and hospitality group at property consultancy JLL. "Mainlanders seek budget and economy hotels in Hong Kong, and those that can afford much higher room rates are now seeking ... as the mainland economy is still affected by a credit squeeze and the yuan's recent depreciation," Cheng said. "The anti-corruption campaign and the recent protests in Hong Kong against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1510525/plateauing-mainland-visitor-numbers-hits-hong-kong-hotels
  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong authorities seek to tighten rules on guest houses

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by Amy Nip, Jennifer Ngo

    ... on accommodation-booking websites, and the tourists were unwilling to return to Hong Kong as prosecution witnesses, she said. The December 29 blaze at Continental Mansion sparked an outcry from residents ... premises. The bureau also suggests raising the maximum fine from HK$200,000 to HK$500,000, and jail from two years to three. Both Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners executive director Michael Li ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546951/hong-kong-authorities-seek-tighten-rules-guest-houses
  3. 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

    ... products = fewer tourists A shopping centre selling Hong Kong products will be set up in Shenzhen's new economic zone of Qianhai by the end of this year in an effort to ease the pressure on Hong Kong from hordes of mainland shoppers. The Qianhai Authority announced this yesterday amid demands from Hong Kong residents for the government to limit the number of mainland visitors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539965/shenzhen-mall-selling-hong-kong-products-ease-tourism-burden
  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Improvements' to Hong Kong multi-entry permits eyed, Greg So says after Beijing talks

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:25am by Emily Tsang and Phoenix Kwong

    ... a meeting with mainland officials. However, the meeting reached no conclusions on the issue, he said. There have been reports Hong Kong intends to restrict visits by Shenzhen permanent residents ... numbers could reach 100 million by 2023, a big majority of them from the mainland. Rising visitor numbers have led to protests in Hong Kong about overcrowding on the streets and public transport ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539236/improvements-hong-kong-multi-entry-permits-eyed-greg-so-says-after
  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Parallel importers reject critics and say they benefit Hong Kong economy

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 03:44am by Phila Siu, Amy Nip

    ... Kong's economy because they did not only resell milk powder and cosmetics to make a profit, but also shopped and ate in the city like tourists. "How can that not be beneficial to the [Hong ... have hit back at criticism of their activities by the chairman of the tourism board, James Tien Pei-chun, calling it despicable and discriminatory. The importers, who buy goods in Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1026002/parallel-importers-reject-critics-and-say-they-benefit-hong-kong
  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Think tank tells Beijing number of mainlanders visiting Hong Kong could be cut

    Posted May 29th 2014, 06:57pm by Gary Cheung

    ... government have suggested cutting the number of mainland tourists to Hong Kong. "We agree there have been too many individual travellers visiting Hong Kong in recent years, causing various kinds of inconvenience for Hong Kong residents," said a researcher whose team had submitted a report on the subject to the top leadership. "We note that mainstream public opinion in Hong Kong has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1521256/thinktank-tells-beijing-number-mainlanders-visiting-hong-kong-could
  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Follow Me to a million Instagram fans: Photographer and girlfriend bring project to Hong Kong

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 07:23pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... in Hong Kong," he said. "There are skyscrapers, high-density buildings, junk boats and rooftop bars." Osmann, who arrived on Monday for a five-day tour, has had a packed schedule, ... of Hong Kong for his project to help promote the city. It is his second time in Hong Kong. But aside from the Tourism Board's arrangements for them, they also visited Choi Hung Estate, one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1517973/russian-photographers-follow-me-project-leads-him-hong-kong
  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong travellers warned to avoid protests as martial law declared in Thailand

    Posted May 20th 2014, 11:24am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Travel alert remains at amber; visitors also advised to stay away from crowds Hong Kong travellers in Thailand have been reminded to stay away from protests ... on flights between Hong Kong and Bangkok in the event that Hongkongers need to leave the country. “We will closely monitor the situation, and will release any new information as soon as possible,” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1516091/hong-kong-travellers-warned-avoid-protests-martial-law-declared
  9. Business - Economy - TOURISM

    Channel mainland tourism, don’t shut it off

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 11:31am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... with much of this trade managed through Hong Kong. The reality is that China's extraordinary emergence is reshaping the global economy, and creating uncomfortable transformations for everyone, ... I am not alone in being embarrassed and not a little ashamed by the strident, hysterical and xenophobic tone of much of the recent debate over mainland tourists in Hong Kong. I have over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1535439/channel-mainland-tourism-dont-shut-it
  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    How to behave in Hong Kong: Xinhua publishes tip list for mainlanders

    Posted May 10th 2014, 02:59am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com State news agency publishes article advising mainlanders of Hong Kong etiquette When in Rome … Xinhua's tourist tips Xinhua last night published a list of "dos and don'ts" for mainland tourists visiting Hong Kong in an attempt to teach visitors etiquette. The move comes amid growing hostility after mainland parents allowed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1508770/xinhua-publishes-tips-etiquette-mainlanders-visiting-hong-kong

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