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  1. 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

    ... yesterday after taking a boat trip to inspect progress on an artificial island being built near Lantau for border checkpoints on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. Leung said the government would ... influx Leung hints at curbs on tourism numbers Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has hinted for the first time that his administration is considering controls on the number of tourists in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1464737/government-exploring-ways-control-citys-tourism-growth-says-chief
  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Border malls make shopping easy for mainlanders, industry chief says

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 12:46pm

    ... and at the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge – was expected to alleviate congestion at border crossings, Lai said. ... start issuing smart-entry permit cards this quarter. Chips embedded in the cards would store the biometric information and Hong Kong entry permit of a mainland resident, Lai told the Legislative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1409609/border-malls-make-shopping-easy-mainlanders-industry-chief-says
  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong needs to double hotel rooms in 10 years

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 05:37pm by Phila Siu and Amy Nip

    ... would rise steeply in the coming decade, especially after the opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and the high-speed cross-border railway. "We forecast that the number of hotel ... Since 2008 overnight visitors have increased 37 per cent to almost 24 million a year, with more than 70 per cent from the mainland The number of hotel rooms in Hong Kong needs to be almost ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1275375/double-hotel-rooms-needed-10-years-accommodate-enormous-rise-visitors
  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tours aim to show visitors city's secrets

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... with our neighbours, Hong Kong will have to think of new options," he said. The chief has proposed a cycling competition on the new Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and working with district ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Tourism Board subsidises agencies who take tourists to unusual destinations to encourage them to make return trips to Hong Kong Tours aim to show visitors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1237697/tours-aim-show-visitors-citys-secrets
  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Lantau group looks to court mainland China tourists

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... with scepticism from district councillors who challenge its feasibility. The alliance's vice-chairman, Andrew Kam Min-ho, yesterday said the Hong Kong-ZhuhaiMacau bridge's expected completion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1187800/lantau-group-looks-court-mainland-china-tourists
  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    On the tourism front line, low-paid shop staff set HK$1 million monthly sales target

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:27am by Amy Nip

    ... on tourism front line Hong Kong's tourism industry may be in the midst of an unprecedented boom, but frontline workers aren't sharing in the benefits- with store staff set sales targets ... contributed 4.5 per cent of the city's gross domestic product and offered over 230,000 jobs, including about 40 per cent of retail jobs. Although the report concluded that Hong Kong could cope ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1489963/tourism-front-line-low-paid-shop-staff-set-hk1-million-monthly-sales
  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mystery deepens over giant Hong Kong ferris wheel overlooking harbour

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

    ... wheel revolution A plan for a giant sightseeing ferris wheel to be built overlooking Hong Kong's harbour is shrouded in secrecy, even though a patch of land has been allocated on which ... the eaermarked site behind Central Ferry Piers 9 and 10, reading 'Hong Kong Observation Wheel', which include the sponsor's name Swiss AEX. Swiss AEX, which is recorded in the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1465974/mystery-deepens-over-delay-ferris-wheel-year-after-contract-awarded
  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Forced shopping' tours of Hong Kong back as mainland organisers find loophole

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:35am by Danny Mok and Eddie Lee

    ... by state broadcaster CCTV. The mainland banned such tours to Hong Kong and Macau- in which visitors receive free or cheap hotel stays and transport but spend most of their time being shuttled between shops and pressured to make purchases- in October. Michael Wu Siu-ieng, chairman of the Hong Kong Travel Industry Council, said the undercover report suggested tour organisers had found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1462831/forced-shopping-back-tour-firms-find-loophole-mainland-rules
  9. 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

    ... Stuart Lau, Jeffie Lam and Tanna Chong Anti-mainlander protests prompted officials to confer with Exco member Hong Kong travel alert ‘considered’ It crossed the minds of mainland officials to issue a travel alert against Hong Kong in the wake of local protests that targeted visitors from across the border, a Beijing loyalist revealed yesterday. Executive councillor Cheng Yiu-tong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1452645/mainland-officials-considered-hong-kong-travel-alert-says-executive
  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Patriotic' protest leaves mainland Chinese visitors bemused

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

    ... blared through the streets of Causeway Bay yesterday as dozens of people dressed in Red Guard uniforms staged a tongue-in-cheek protest against the influx of mainland visitors to Hong Kong. ... by urging the visitors to "be patriotic" and return to the mainland for their shopping. "Coming to Hong Kong to buy foreign goods is treachery," group chairman Barry Ma shouted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1450190/patriotic-protest-leaves-mainland-chinese-visitors-bemused

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