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  1. News - China - TOURISM

    More mainlanders head overseas to spend golden week

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

    ... for more relaxed travel for millions. Tourism income would be spread more evenly across the year without the need for massive price rises for hotels and tickets, which can cost hundreds of yuan. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists at risk in thousands of illegal guest houses in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Ernest Kao and Amy Nip

    ... competed head-on for space with many of the city's lowest income households. "The impact of guest house operations is directly felt by this most vulnerable group," states ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Any cuts should be run past industry'

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:16am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com 'Any cuts should be run past industry' The government should consult the tourism industry before deciding on a cut to mainland visitor numbers, Tourism Board chief Peter Lam Kin-ngok says. Lam said tourism created over 200,000 direct job opportunities. "Would cutting mainland tourist numbers by 20 per cent see incomes fall by one-fifth? ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - TOURISM

    Malls look to diversify as numbers of non-mainland tourists grow

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 02:30pm by Peggy Sito

    ... domestic conditions of rising incomes, more leisure time and fewer political and bureaucratic hurdles to overseas travel, it is fair to assume that these numbers will increase over time," he ...

  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

    ... is aware of this, and we are studying ways to regulate the growth … of incoming travellers. "But we also want to increase our capacity to accommodate tourists." His comments came after ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists become tailors in scheme to revive Hong Kong’s ailing industry

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 11:02am by LO WEI

    ... of setting up a tailoring business to provide a better working environment for veteran tailors and seamstresses, many of whom were toiling away in dark, cramped spaces and receiving unstable incomes ...

  7. News - China - TOURISM

    Antarctica: The new hot destination

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:48am by Patrick Boehler

    ... of Argentina. Zeng is part of the growing urban upper class in Chinese cities who are changing tourism patterns in the world's second-largest economy by spending more of their disposable income ... will be in Zeng's income range. The media executive spent 126,000 yuan (HK$160,000) on her 17-day trip to Argentina in December last year, which included a 10-day tour by ship to the Antarctic. An average ...

  8. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Taiwan resort's marketing blitz nets Hong Kong tourists

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 10:07am by Ralph Jennings

    ... They contributed NT$35 million, or 5 per cent of its annual income, general manager Tsai Te-hsiang said. Kenting itself, a relatively inexpensive peninsula of sandy beaches, coral-festooned water and rocky ...

  9. Business - Economy - TOURISM

    Shoppers hit Hong Kong early before tour prices rise

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

    ... agencies' cut-rate tour prices typically count on commissions earned from the tour group's shopping at partner merchants to supplement their income, industry insiders say. "The main ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    City's doors must remain open to tourists: Jack So

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Anita Lam

    ... but it could not ban people on lower incomes from visiting. More tourists meant more business opportunities, and to make this sustainable, it was necessary to increase the city's hardware, ...




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