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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Predicted economic benefits of Kai Tak cruise terminal grossly inflated

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip and Keith Wallis

    ... Amy Nip and Keith Wallis Tourists visiting Kai Tak hub will generate just a quarter of official estimate of HK$1b in first year Predicted cruise terminal benefits highly optimistic Government projections of the financial benefits of the Kai Tak terminal a ...

  2. News - China Insider - TOURISM

    Great Wall pancake vendor quadruples prices for foreign customers

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 03:35pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... Olivia Rosenman olivia.rosenman@scmp.com Twitter: @olivesophierose A pancake vendor on the Great Wall has been caught inflating prices for foreigners to more than four times the price charged to Chinese, the Beijing Times has reported. The newspaper received information from a Chinese woman surnamed Lin, who had taken three German friends to visit Mutianyu, a popular scenic ...

  3. News - China - TOURISM

    Beijing prepares for bigger, better rubber duck than Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Beijing braces for rubber duck mania Rubber duck fever is mounting in Beijing ahead of the imminent arrival of another enormous inflatable duck designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, tempered by questions about the cost of viewing it and the traffic jams it might cause. The ducks have proved a huge tourist draw on their global tour, including ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

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

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to apply. The likely influx following Shenzhen's announcement of the relaxation last week- apparently without consulting the Hong Kong government- fuelled concerns about inflation and further ... today, citing concerns over inflation and disturbance to city neighbourhoods. The pro-government New Territories Association of Societies, whose honorary advisers include Tam Yiu-chung, chairman ...

  5. News - China - TOURISM

    China tourist attractions raise fees ahead of holiday, sparking outrage

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... she said, declining to be named. She added that the increase was intended to help "cope with rapid inflation as well as pay for maintenance and repairs". Some of the other tourist ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hotels refuse to take tour group bookings for Christmas

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Tour operators struggle to make bookings as hotels wait to charge inflated individual rates HOTELSHOLD BACKROOMS FORCHRISTMAS Travel agencies are struggling to book accommodation for group tours to Hong Kong this Christmas because many hotels are holding back rooms for last-minute reservations at exorbitant rates, according to industry ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    New Shenzhen permit rules create fears over Hong Kong visitor flood

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... to inflation in the city and "disrupted the livelihood" of residents in the New Territories, where many shopped for day-to-day goods. "[Beijing] made the right decision in not expanding ...



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