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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourism boss James Tien in warning over Shenzhen entry permit influx

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Olga Wong

    ... permit influx Tourism Board chairman James Tien Pei-chun says a change of rules which would give 4.1 million non-permanent citizens of Shenzhen easier access to Hong Kong should be postponed. He ... million Shenzhen permanent residents who are already allowed to apply for multi-entry permits for Hong Kong worked as parallel traders, buying goods in the city and selling them on the mainland. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    C.Y. Leung says HK will control number of visitors from Shenzhen

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... but there were bigger political concerns. "If Hong Kong bluntly rejected the relaxation, would it affect its relationship with Shenzhen?" he asked. Executive Councillor Bernard Chan said ... Amy Nip and Olga Wong As protests gain momentum, Leung seeks to allay fears that border city's relaxed travel permit rules will see Hong Kong swamped CONTROLS PLEDGEOVER ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    New Chinese tourism rules promise politer visitors, but will they work?

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao, Teddy Ng

    ... Ernest Kao and Teddy Ng Mainland tourists keen to behave themselves when enjoying their holidays in Hong Kong New rules promise politer visitors Mainland tourists pouring into the city ... rubbish and not picking their noses. In one section of the guidebook, tourists were reminded that all air-conditioned places in Hong Kong and Macau were no-smoking areas. It also stressed ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    First Hong Kong travel agency cuts trips to Thailand

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 05:47pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Tour Hong Kong (PTHKG) suspended all holidays to Thailand until December 20. The cancellations affected eight future tours, comprising around 160 people. Yuen Chun-ning, a business consultant ... exercise caution, attend to personal safety and avoid protests and large gatherings of people,” the Security Bureau website recommended yesterday. The Thai Tourism Authority Hong Kong director, ...

  5. 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,” ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong travel agencies change Thai itineraries after violent Bangkok clashes

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 06:02pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com One of Hong Kong’s biggest travel agencies and tour operators have changed tourists’ itineraries in response to the worsening political protests spreading ... of itinerary because they understand few shopping malls have been closed.” “The agents decided that since [shopping malls] have been closed, and receiving agents have told Hong Kong they will change ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Consumers fume at misleading listings for Hong Kong's hotels

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 06:07am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Consumers fume at misleading hotel ads The internet has become the tool of choice for most people planning a visit to Hong Kong to reserve their accommodation, ... outlawing any guest houses being run in buildings that banned commercial activities. In 2000, Li's federation had suggested employing the internationally recognised star-rating system in Hong ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mainland Chinese group tours to Hong Kong up 90pc despite mass protests

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 06:30am by Amy Nip

    ... of mainland group tours to Hong Kong has almost doubled despite the Occupy Central protests that are affecting business and transport. From October 1 to 22, an average of 380 groups visited the city ... National Tourism Administration denied issuing any directive banning tours to Hong Kong, saying it had only advised agencies to "be careful" given the situation. The dramatic increase ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cruise visitors double- but more are wanted

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 03:10am by Amy Nip

    ... are wanted The Tourism Board is encouraging cruise companies to deploy more vessels to Hong Kong after passenger numbers more than doubled in the first nine months of the year. The number of cruise passengers who set off from, arrived at or stopped off in Hong Kong from January to September was 294,075, the board said, citing Immigration Department figures, up from 136,000 for the same period ...

  10. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Mainland Chinese tourists bypass Hong Kong in favour of Taiwan

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:13am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... a surge in visitors from the mainland, boosting the island's tourism industry and the airlines that serve it, under the shadow of the street protests in Hong Kong. The number of mainlanders visiting the island soared more than 70 per cent over the week-long National Day break from a year earlier. Hong Kong, beset by the impact from the Occupy Central protests, managed only a 6.8 per ...




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