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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cover-up or negligence? Lawmakers probe handling of HK$250m Mega Events Fund

    Posted May 18th 2014, 04:55am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com That's the question lawmakers are asking officials who failed to mention graft-buster's advice to shut HK$250m Mega Events Fund 'Mega' fund: cover-up or just negligence? Lawmakers probing the handling of the government's HK$250 million Mega Events Fund yesterday accused officials of serious negligence or a cover-up when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1514542/cover-or-negligence-lawmakers-probe-handling-hk250m-mega-events-fund
  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Restrict Shenzhen visitors to one trip per day, says lawmaker

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Retail representative says limit of one trip per day is better for tourism in the long term as it would help put an end to recent protests Restrict Shenzhen visitors: lawmaker The lawmaker representing the city’s retail industry has backed calls for a restriction on mainland visitors. Vincent Fang Kang, from the pro-business Liberal Party, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1509931/restrict-shenzhen-visitors-one-trip-day-retail-industry-lawmaker
  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cap on Shenzhen visitors 'won't have big impact'

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Lawmakers say one-trip-per-week limit would just be first step in limiting mainland tourists Cap on Shenzhen visitors 'won't have big impact' ... lawmakers said yesterday. They were responding to unconfirmed reports that a limit of 52 trips per year on holders of multiple-entry permits had been raised at a meeting between Hong Kong officials ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542005/cap-shenzhen-visitors-wont-have-big-impact
  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Shenzhen mall to sell Hong Kong products to cut number of mainland visitors

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by JEANNY YU AND AMY NIP

    ... Jeanny Yu and Amy Nip Qianhai economic zone plans mall selling HK products to 'ease tourist pressure'; its success may rely on tax arrangement, says lawmaker Shenzhen mall + HK products = fewer tourists A shopping centre selling Hong Kong products will be set up in Shenzhen's new economic zone of Qianhai by the end of this year in an effort to ease the pressure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539965/shenzhen-mall-selling-hong-kong-products-ease-tourism-burden
  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Improvements' to Hong Kong multi-entry permits eyed, Greg So says after Beijing talks

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:25am by Emily Tsang and Phoenix Kwong

    ... be profound," Hong Kong General Chamber of Pharmacy committee member Cheung Tak-wing said. "The whole retail business may shrink." Liberal Party lawmaker Vincent Fang Kang said visitors should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539236/improvements-hong-kong-multi-entry-permits-eyed-greg-so-says-after
  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Property, retail shares fall on fears chief executive will cut mainland visitor numbers

    Posted May 27th 2014, 11:16pm by Johnny Tam, Peggy Sito and Tiffany Ap

    ... to be scrapped. Pan-democrat lawmaker Claudio Mo Man-ching said yesterday that would effectively reduce the number of mainland visitors by 25 per cent. "In Causeway Bay, buying a gold necklace ... per cent reduction went ahead. Wholesale and retail constituency lawmaker Vincent Fang Kang said cutting the mainland visitor numbers by 20 per cent would be "too drastic". He said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520174/property-retail-shares-fall-fears-chief-executive-will-cut-mainland
  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    An arrivals tax would hit locals too, says CY Leung

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 06:55pm by Emily Tsang, Tony Cheung and Olga Wong

    ... not be conceited before getting rich." The idea of an arrivals tax of HK$20 to HK$100 on non-locals who enter the city by land was proposed by Democratic Party lawmaker Sin Chung-kai and two People Power lawmakers. They raised it in response to a government forecast that the city would receive 70 million visitors a year within three years. Yesterday Leung pledged to boost the city's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1426041/cy-leung-dismisses-arrival-tax-proposal-unfeasible
  8. 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

    ... getting rich," the chief executive said at the time. Tourism sector lawmaker Yiu Si-wing said while he agreed with studying the "structure" of the tourism industry, ...

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

    Rooms at Disneyland’s third hotel to cost HK$2,000-3,000 per night

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 06:29pm

    ... will cost between HK$2,000 and HK$3,000 a night, its managing director told the Legislative Council today. Lawmakers questioned whether the HK$4.26 billion project, scheduled for completion in 2017, ... All political party representatives at the meeting supported the loan. It will be tabled at the finance committee for approval in May. Medical sector lawmaker Leung Ka-lau asked whether ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1434193/rooms-disneylands-third-hotel-cost-hk2000-3000-night
  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Vietnam confirms barge sank at Ha Long Bay tourist site

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 04:46am by Ada Lee

    ... the boat sank, was expected in a few days. Some 300 passengers, including pro-establishment lawmaker Ann Chiang Lai-wan, staged a sit-in on the Costa Victoria on February 6 in protest against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1428676/vietnam-confirms-barge-sank-ha-long-bay-tourist-site

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