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  1. Kai Tak confirmed for cruise terminal

    Posted Oct 25th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... terminal at Kai Tak that will be able to handle vessels twice as large as those docking at Ocean Terminal. The tender for the HK$2.4 billion new terminal will be issued in the second half of next ... after the Kai Tak terminal is built. Wharf's lease expires in 2012. Yesterday's announcement by Secretary for Economic Development and Labour Stephen Ip Shu-kwan confirmed earlier ...

  2. Kai Tak 'ideal for cruise terminal'

    Posted Jan 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The former Kai Tak airport is an ideal venue for a cruise terminal, the Travel Industry Council says. It is 'the perfect choice with all the facilities, including the long ... spenders and they will stay here for a week instead of one or two days.' A terminal at Kai Tak would also revive Kowloon City, where businesses were hit hard by the loss of the airport. ...

  3. Secrecy over Kai Tak cruise terminal generates waves of questions

    Posted Oct 20th 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp 'The consortium chosen to develop a cruise terminal at Kai Tak will have the right to operate the terminal on the former airport site for more than 30 years.' ... replies. Only one of them proposed a terminal at the Kai Tak site, although Kai Tak had already been highlighted as a government preference. The others generally picked locations more convenient ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Malls pull out the stops to lure new terminal passengers

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... into the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal on Wednesday. Ocean liner Mariner of the Seas' visit will mark the terminal's soft opening. APM in Kwun Tong, Plaza Hollywood in Diamond Hill and Mikiki ... and expects them to spend HK$2,000 to HK$5,000. Lo expects the mall will enjoy an extra HK$7 million to HK$10 million in sales during the cruise terminal's first year. Mikiki is also expecting ...

  5. Kai Tak terminal attracts interest

    Posted Jul 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... terminal at Kai Tak, following a meeting between visiting company executives and Tourism Commissioner Au King-chi yesterday. After the meeting, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises ... in the cruise terminal at the former airport site, general manager Joseph Lam said it was too early to comment. Mr Goldstein said the government was heading in the right direction with the Kai Tak plan ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Cruise terminal passes first test

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am

    ... The real test is whether visitors are happy with the facilities. As reported by the local media, some passengers were impressed by the terminal as soon as they disembarked at Kai Tak. Others, ... more cruise ships. Improvements in transport connections, catering and entertainment facilities in the area are also necessary for Kai Tak to restore its full glory. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    New cruise terminal tests the waters

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com New cruise terminal tests the waters Ocean liner Celebrity Millennium will berth at the new Kai Tak cruise terminal on Saturday in a trial run ahead of its ... as a turnaround point, with some tourists ending their journey here and flying home, while others board the ship to begin their cruise. It will be a chance for the terminal operator, cruise line and local ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Cruise ships must use cleaner fuel at Kai Tak

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SIMON NG

    ... the 294-metre, 91,000-gross-tonne Celebrity Millennium became the first cruise ship to berth at the new Kai Tak terminal in a rehearsal, three months prior to the grand opening of the facilities. Another ... Judging by their reaction, the cruise industry and the government agencies overseeing the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal were taken by surprise. Some argued that container vessels are the main culprit ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cruise ship tourists let down by Hong Kong visit

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Passengers aboard first ocean liner to berth at new Kai Tak terminal say time in the city too short and hampered by chaotic transportation Cruise tourists let down by visit Tourists who arrived with the first cruise vessel to dock at the new Kai Tak terminal gave a mixed review of their experience in the city, with some complaining of transportation ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Most cruise ships not equipped for shore power at Kai Tak

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... land when their liners berth at the Kai Tak cruise terminal in future- because most ships are not equipped for it. But they are willing to consider a switch to low-sulphur fuel while berthing, ... fuel on board while berthed. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying committed the government last week to installing shore power at Kai Tak but gave no timetable. It also remains uncertain whether ...




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