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  1. Tourists urged to mind their manners

    Posted Feb 27th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... By Kristine Kwok and Elaine Yau Reports of rich Chinese tourists being unfairly treated abroad have become increasingly common as more and more mainlanders travel overseas. Nothing could ... that mainlanders, who can be rude and boastful, should take some of the responsibility for the poor treatment they receive overseas. However, many of the tourists' complaints are considered justified. ...

  2. Taiwan eases travel to strait islets for mainland tourists

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan has further relaxed travel restrictions on mainland tourists by allowing them to enter the islands of Quemoy and Matsu with landing visas, another effect ... officially allowed mainland tourists to visit Taiwan by way of the two islets- where Taiwan has forged limited direct links, or 'mini-links', with the mainland. 'As long ...

  3. So where are all the mainland tourists?

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Thousands await approval to visit Taiwan With fewer than 200 mainland tourists being approved to visit Taiwan so far this week, the island's tour operators ... restrictions on mainland tourists visiting the island, about 3,000 visitors are allowed to come to Taiwan every day. They would contribute NT$66 billion (HK$16.9 billion) to the island's economy ...

  4. Mixed feelings greet first mainland tourists

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Taiwan greeted the arrival of the first batch of mainland tourists with mixed feelings yesterday. While hoping the visitors, known for their big spending power, might boost ... guide William Ko, when asked about his impression of mainland tourists. 'I have had to pick up orange or banana peels they just leave on the coffee tables in the hotel lobby.' Another ...

  5. First group of mainlanders on tourist visas heads to US

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Beijing retiree Zhang Xiaorui and 232 other mainland travellers headed to the United States yesterday- for the first time on tourist rather than business visas. ... the scheme conferred 'approved destination status' on mainlanders, tourists had to take the risk of applying for business visas, which had a high rejection rate. Under the new rules, ...

  6. Financial crisis keeping tourists away from the mainland

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an exceptionally cold and long winter,' she added. The number of mainland tourists going overseas rose 10 per cent last month, the administration said. ... Stephen Chen The global financial turmoil is taking its toll on the mainland's tourism industry, with the number of overseas visitors dropping significantly last month. The numbers ...

  7. Ma unveils plan to open island to mainland tourists

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan's opposition Kuomintang presidential candidate Ma Ying-jeou has unveiled his timetable for direct transport and tourist links with the mainland by July ... mainland tourists a day would visit before July 1. That number would swell to 5,000 in the second year, 7,000 in the third year and to 10,000 by 2011. Visits by mainland tourists should be able ...

  8. Falling branch injures mainland tourist

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai A 60-year-old mainland tourist walking near a path leading to Wong Tai Sin Temple was hurt when a branch fell from a tree and hit his leg. The man, part of a tour group, was heading to the temple at about 9am when he was struck by a 6-metre-long branch, which fell from a 15-metre-high tree in a car park on a government site. He was admitted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital ...

  9. New Year tourists beat path to HK

    Posted Jan 11th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun More mainland visitors are expected to visit Hong Kong during next month's Lunar New Year break after the scrapping of the Labour Day 'golden week' holiday ... Tour Corporation. She also said more mainlanders were opting to visit Hong Kong on their own rather than as part of a tour group. Guangzhou China Comfort Travel Services said bookings for some ...

  10. Tourists forced to skip visit to mausoleums of KMT leaders

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Political sensitivities have somewhat dampened the happy mood of mainland tourists who, on the second day of their Taiwan trip, were forced to skip the mausoleums ... travel agencies in Taiwan as the two mausoleums and the memorial hall had been favourites of previous mainland visitors. Taiwan officially removed the ban on direct visits by mainland tourists ...




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