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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Lantau group looks to court mainland China tourists

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

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com The alliance of businesses wants to develop the island to help divert visitors from overcrowded areas, but its plan has been met with scepticism Lantau group keen to woo mainland shoppers A business alliance's proposal to develop Lantau Island into a commercial zone to divert tourists from overcrowded districts has sparked heated debate. ...

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

    Parks board shoots down developers' plan for zipline attraction on Lantau

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Parks board decides North Lantau needs to be preserved and is no place for screaming visitors drawn to Flying Fox's aerial attraction Advisers shoot down zipline plan Government advisers have objected to plans for a zipline attraction to carry thrill seekers across valleys on North Lantau, saying the proposal is "too ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1063397/parks-board-shoots-down-developers-plan-zipline-attraction-lantau
  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Proposed Flying Fox zipline attraction for North Lantau is discussed today

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Proposed adventure tour carrying hikers 300 metres over North Lantau, opposed by eco-campaigners, will be discussed today Zipline attraction flies into a row with green activists Adventurers could soon be flying high above the valleys of North Lantau on a 300-metre zipline if a British tour group has its way. The Country and Marine Parks Board, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1062622/proposed-flying-fox-zipline-attraction-north-lantau-discussed-today
  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Follow Me to a million Instagram fans: Photographer and girlfriend bring project to Hong Kong

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 07:23pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... with trips including a tram tour, a junk boat ride and visits to The Peak, the Big Buddha in Lantau, Stanley and Sai Kung, among others. Now, the Tourism Board has invited Osmann to take pictures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1517973/russian-photographers-follow-me-project-leads-him-hong-kong
  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

    ... 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 ...

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

    Tourism Board expects 59m visitors to Hong Kong this year, 45m from mainland

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 01:06pm by Amy Nip

    ... and develop new attractions in areas such as Kowloon East and Lantau, Lam said. The board projected that arrivals from short-haul markets – including Southeast Asia, Japan and South Korea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1430215/tourism-board-expects-59-million-visitors-hong-kong-45-million-mainland
  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong's first Gran Fondo cycling race to be launched in October

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 03:59am by Amy Nip

    ... by the government to reach 100 million a year in 2023- it is necessary for Hong Kong to plan ahead and develop new attractions in areas such as Kowloon East and Lantau, Lam added.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1430664/hong-kongs-first-gran-fondo-cycling-race-be-launched-october
  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Border malls make shopping easy for mainlanders, industry chief says

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 12:46pm

    ... they would not flood places such as Mong Kok or Causeway Bay at the same time.” Lantau Island could host some of the facilities, he said. Last month, the Tourism Board said total visitor numbers last ...

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

    Buddha statues get bigger on mainland China in bid to lure tourists

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:03pm by He Huifeng

    ... in Jiangxi province. According to the New Weekly, the Aerosun Corporation, which built the Tian Tan Buddha on Lantau, is developing more than 10 such projects across the country this year. China has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1420697/bigger-better-say-chinese-officials-they-call-more-giant-buddhas-attract
  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Annual tourists to Hong Kong could rise to 70 million in three years, commission says

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 06:31pm by AMY NIP AND THOMAS CHAN

    ... attractions and to Lantau. While its report said services could cope in 2017 there were warning signs. Three of the 14 immigration control points- the airport, Hung Hom and Shenzhen Bay- saw ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1407779/visitor-numbers-can-rise-70m-three-years-commission-says

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