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  1. 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

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Low basic pay and high sales targets criticised by trade union, which says cost-cutting bosses make it hard for store staff to earn commission Hard life for staff 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 ...

  2. News - China - TOURISM

    Air pollution and Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign hit China's tourism trades

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 04:26am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Campaign against official corruption and extravagance and decline in foreign visitors combine to hit restaurants and hotels, think tank says Air woes, graft curbs hit tourism industry Air pollution and President Xi Jinping ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Wide backing for tighter solo visitor scheme

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... of parallel-goods trading. "Some visitors buy daily necessities for their own use, but some also buy products, like infant formula, to earn extra money by reselling them in the mainland," said Leung Kim-shing, spokesman for North District Parallel Imports Concern Group. A district councillor said the government should target parallel-goods trading but not the scheme. "The ...

  4. News - China - TOURISM

    Come on in, Britain tells Chinese visitors as it eases visa rules

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... who is in China leading a British trade delegation, promised the measures would help tens of thousands of Chinese visitors hoping to visit Britain. Chinese tourists visiting the European Union ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Trade law to protect tourists from crooked travel agencies

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Proposed revisions to trade ordinance pushes for harsher penalties, including jail for offenders There will be fewer tourism scandals in the city, after the revision of a law against unscrupulous and misleading sales practices is passed, the Consumer Council says. The revised Trade Descriptions Ordinance, which is expected to be passed before June, will include the tourism ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Travel trade points to abuse of tour licences

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong and Amy Nip

    ... Dennis Chong and Amy Nip The large number of mainland visitors and a lack of control over the travel industry have combined to create perfect opportunity for cheats TRAVEL TRADE POINTS TO ABUSE OF TOUR LICENCES High demand and lack of scrutiny have provided the opportunity for dodgy tour operators to rip off mainlanders, travel industry representatives said yesterday. They also ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Visitor scheme not ready to grow: minister

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... questioned whether the city has reached its capacity to accommodate the influx of visitors - some of whom have been accused of parallel-goods trading. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hefty deposit for mainland tour firms

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... that bring mainland tourists to Hong Kong. The capital requirement proposed by the government as part of an overhaul of the travel trade's regulation would be imposed by the new watchdog, ... the government was discussing the policy with the industry. The new authority will take over from the Travel Industry Council, a regulatory body formed by the trade, which critics say is not effective. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hongkongers may get electronic entry to South Korea

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by Bryan Harris

    ... tourism, trade and business links between Hong Kong and South Korea." The arrangement is the first that Hong Kong has struck with a foreign country, and is slated to be implemented by the end ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong should control mainland visitor numbers, councillor says

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Johnny Tam

    ... Phila Siu and Johnny Tam Executive councillor Starry Lee says HK officials want to have control over the number coming in Pressure for curbs on mainlanders In "golden week" nine years ago, Hong Kong gladly opened its doors to mainlanders who wan ...




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