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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Mainland tourist numbers to continue to soar in coming years

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 01:05am by Howard Winn

    ... of outbound mainland Chinese tourism, what's driving it and the impact it's having on gaming and luxury goods sectors and on destination countries. Chinese tourists are going to double ... times over the past five years but Fischer remains bullish. Although people say that most of the tourists in New York and Paris appear to be mainland Chinese, he says the numbers of tourists ...

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    Maybe mainland visitors aren't so bad after all

    Posted May 29th 2014, 01:01am by Howard Winn

    ... murmurings about how inconvenient it is to have the city overrun by mainland tourists. There have been complaints and indeed demonstrations about how mainland tourists crowd streets, transport, ... by 4 per cent. Goldman Sachs notes that, excluding spending on hotels and other unrelated expenditure, spending by mainland tourists was roughly HK$180 billion last year or 36 per cent of Hong ...

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    Why some think Cheung quit as Rusal chairman

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... for fleeing the territory at every holiday opportunity, combined with lower numbers of mainland tourists. They have reportedly become somewhat jaded by Hong Kong's charms and have been going ... far as mainland tourists are concerned. It's cheap to travel there, and it doesn't have the antipathy that seems to dog relations with mainlanders here. But if that happens, ...

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    Annells sidesteps investigation into business practices

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... are in high demand", citing the boost from spending by mainland tourists. Global construction prices were also affected by changes in the values of currencies. Simon Rawlinson, head of strategic ... Japan is in seventh place, Singapore is ninth, while Britain and the US are, respectively, 14th and 17th. Elsewhere in the region, South Korea came in at 22, followed by mainland China (30), ...

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    Illegal parking again

    Posted May 20th 2014, 12:51am by Howard Winn

    ... of rates it wants to charge. According to the Taipei Times, Lin Ming-chun, owner of the land housing the hotel, told reporters after the new hotel's opening ceremony that mainland Chinese tourists were expected to account for more than 50 per cent of the guests. The hotel is on 158 Dunhua North Road, near Songshan International Airport, and is reportedly being marketed as the most ...

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    Bolton finds special situations hard in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... of mainland Chinese tourists that now visit Australia. Why Chinese tourists would want to fly to Australia to see this is anybody's guess. But then again, there was a plan to build a replica ...

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    Hong Kong government's travel alerts are compromised

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... isn't remotely like this. Indeed, tourist numbers for the first half of the year rose 23 per cent. Tourists from the United States were up almost 3 per cent, while the very safety-conscious Japanese grew 7 per cent. The number of tourists from mainland China jumped 32 per cent. Surely, the Hong Kong government should be sending strenuous messages to these misguided countries warning ...

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    Hopewell serves up more planning games

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 05:04am by Howard Winn

    ... to raise US$350 million to US$400 million. One of the firm's units is already listed in Malaysia, and now Nirvana is looking to expand into Hong Kong and the mainland. There is, it must ... the Exchange Fund. But we gather that its conservatism extends to its library, one of the lesser-known but one of the best tourist spots in town, on account of its splendid view of the harbour. ...

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    Remarkable change in Philippine security says Hong Kong government

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:11am by Howard Winn

    ... Kong tourism to the Philippines fell for a while, but that was more likely due to the incident itself rather than the travel alert. After a couple of years the number of Hong Kong tourists ... when you got the bill. We suspect that something more "upmarket" is planned to succeed it.   Easy does it We see that Hongkongers are getting on their high horse about mainland ...

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    Hong Kong travel to Philippines surges despite government's black alert

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... It gets a black alert because of a one-off event in Manila when a badly handled hostage-taking incident in August 2010 resulted in the deaths of seven Hong Kong tourists and their tour guide. ... from Korea, the US, Japan and mainland China. Interestingly visitors from Hong Kong for the period soared 98 per cent over last year to 23,000. It is surely time to stop this irresponsible, ...




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