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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Hong Kong travel agencies for mainland tourists may face tighter controls

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Thomas Chan Tighter financial controls on agents bringing in mainland visitors join reform of travel trade regulations and introduction of new authority Revamp aims to keep agents in line Travel agencies organising inbound tours from the mainland will bear the brunt of proposed reforms under which a new watchdog will be formed with the main task of tightening ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Tourism Down Under is up and over

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Tourism Down Under is up and over The number of Hong Kong and mainland tourists heading to Australia hit record highs in the 12 months to June, new figures show. And when they do head Down Under, they are spending more than ever before on each visit. In the 12 months to June this year, the number of mainland tourists increased 12 per cent to a record high ...

  3. Business - China Business - TRAVEL

    Price war among mainland online travel agencies to leave few survivors

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... cent to about US$18. The company is pressing hard to expand its international hotel network to cash in on the growing number of mainland tourists going overseas. The number of outbound mainland ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Ctrip, the mainland's biggest internet travel company, says the fierce competition will result in only a few survivors in the industry Online ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Philippines 'as risky as Syria' for Hong Kong tourists, as black travel alert remains

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... refuse to lift the black travel alert. And that's despite new figures showing that more Hong Kong and mainland tourists are visiting the Philippines than ever before. Seven Hong Kong ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Despite rising visitor numbers, black travel alert stays in place after hostage crisis Philippines 'as risky as Syria' for HK tourists ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Kai Tak cruise hub 'not in best location' but expansion is timely

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... mainlanders' travel preferences, a cruise operator says. Mainland tourists like to visit modern countries, such as Japan and South Korea, and prefer short trips to tours of more than a week, said John Tercek, Royal Caribbean Cruises' vice-president of commercial development. But Hong Kong is geographically closer to Vietnam than to other East Asian countries, he noted. Tourists who start ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Australia aims to draw more Chinese tourists to wine and dine Down Under

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:41am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Campaign aims to draw more Hong Kong and mainland visitors to wine and dine Down Under Fresh seafood is Australia's tourist bait Whether it's sampling ... second largest tourist market after New Zealand. The high growth rate of tourists from Hong Kong is led by those on working holidays or making repeat visits, while the mainland is a growing ...

  7. News - China - TRAVEL

    Stop eating noodles and don't litter: Xi Jinping urges China's tourists abroad to clean up their act

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:16am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com President jokes on official trip to the Maldives that mainlanders should set good example abroad by not littering or damaging environment Behave yourselves abroad, Xi urges Chinese tourists President Xi Jinping has chided Chinese tourists, saying that they should behave themselves better when travelling abroad. Xi's light-hearted comments came ...

  8. Magazines - Money - TRAVEL

    Out of this world

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 10:28pm by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Two companies are set to give the first tourists a glimpse of outer space – the kind of adventure rich mainlanders crave, writes Denise Tsang Please fasten your seat belt. ... class of travel. But it does speak to the wider trend for rich mainland tourists to seek ever more exotic destinations. CLSA, a brokerage, published in January the results of a survey of 1,000 ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Destination: Malta

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:58pm by Tim Pile

    ... red telephone and post boxes, three-pin plugs and branches of Marks and Spencer ensure that visitors from Britain feel at home. Driving is done on the left, which keeps tourists from mainland ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Tougher tour agency checks urged after hotel bookings fiasco

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip, DENNIS CHONG AND JOHNNY TAM

    ... were sent back to the mainland prematurely. One involved tourists having to sleep on a tour bus, and in the other, seven tourists were told they had to spend the night in a room intended ... Amy Nip, Dennis Chong and Johnny Tam Tougher checks on tour agencies urged after mainlanders arrive over Lunar New Year to find rooms were not allocated Call over hotel bookings fiasco ...




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