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  1. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Mainland Chinese tourists bypass Hong Kong in favour of Taiwan

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:13am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Island sees 70 per cent increase in arrivals over National Day break amid Occupy protests in HK Mainland tourists flock to Taiwan Taiwan has enjoyed ... of the two so-called "golden weeks" for mainland tourists, with the number of individual travellers rising 89 per cent to 44,690, the China National Tourism Administration said. As much ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1615294/mainland-chinese-tourists-bypass-hong-kong-favour-taiwan
  2. Business - Economy - TOURISM

    Riding the new wave of solo Chinese travellers

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Younger, well-heeled tourists from the mainland are abandoning the group tour and increasingly striking out on their own overseas holidays Riding the new wave of solo Chinese travellers A new breed of younger, internet-savvy Chinese tourists is emerging, and their spending power is being targeted around the globe, industry players say. According ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1159227/riding-new-wave-solo-chinese-travellers
  3. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Mainland Chinese travel boom is a mixed blessing for Taiwan

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... travel boom is a mixed blessing for Taiwan Taiwan's once-quiet travel industry is embracing a steady increase in tourist arrivals from the mainland, but faces new strains from the growing ... on the mainland put Taiwan on alert, and it stepped up screening of mainland arrivals at airports. "Of course, we have the hope that the number [of tourists] can be higher," said Lin Yen-mei, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1215457/mainland-chinese-travel-boom-mixed-blessing-taiwan
  4. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Taipei to allow more mainland Chinese travellers

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... opened only to certain well-off mainland cities to discourage visa overstays on the relatively wealthy island. Mainland group tourists still outnumber independent ones. Arrivals totalled 2.58 ... dependent on local or other Asian tourists now see mainlanders. "The ones who come will introduce us to their friends," said Yan Ju-yu, a co-owner of the seven-room, aboriginal-themed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1216276/taipei-allow-more-mainland-chinese-travellers
  5. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    'Don't cap visitors, build more shops', retailers urge

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... into the city, or even cap the number of mainland tourists, have grown stronger recently as ever-increasing visitor numbers weighed on Hong Kong's traffic, space and resources. Caroline Mak ... Anita Lam Anita.lam@scmp.com Hong Kong Retail Management Association urges the government to ignore calls to restrict the numbers of mainland shoppers 'Don't cap visitors, build ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1177586/dont-cap-visitors-build-more-shops-retailers-urge
  6. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Chinese tourists set to ditch Hong Kong for wider world

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 03:59am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing celine.sun@scmp.com City's position as top travel spot under threat as mainlanders start looking at trips beyond Asia Mainland tourists set to ditch HK for wider world Hong Kong may lose its position as the top choice for outbound mainland tourists within a decade as they seek broader travel experiences, a recent report by Boston Consulting Group ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1374892/chinese-tourists-set-ditch-hong-kong-wider-world
  7. Business - Money

    Chart of the day: Tourist trap

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:27am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... Tourist trap Mainland tourists are a sensitive subject of conversation in Hong Kong. Fresh data suggests they should be an even more important focus, as a slump in their spending is weighing more heavily on the city's economy than first thought. Bank of America Merrill Lynch has crunched the numbers to show that the slowest annual growth in mainland tourist arrivals since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1577950/chart-day-tourist-trap
  8. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Taiwan emerges as new playground for mainland China tourists

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:38am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Chinese visitors to the island tripled last year after Taipei relaxed rules Taiwan new playground for mainland tourists Taiwan may ... of mainlanders. A Nielsen survey shows that more than 95 per cent of independent Chinese tourists who visited Taiwan in the past year want to make a return trip and more than half plan to revisit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1504444/taiwan-emerges-new-playground-mainland-china-tourists
  9. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Travel trade calls for shake-up to meet mainland China tourist boom

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:38am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com The surge in mainlanders travelling abroad has spurred the tourism industry to call for an overhaul in infrastructure and visa policies The Chinese are coming From Auckland to Angkor Wat, Chinese tourists are exploring the world in numbers that has the travel industry rushing to lay out the welcome mat. The challenge remains whether ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1504563/travel-trade-calls-shake-meet-mainland-china-tourist-boom
  10. Business - Banking & Finance - INSURANCE

    Chinese tourists buy 16pc of life insurance sold in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:08am by Enoch Yiu

    ... insurance to buy list More mainland tourists are buying insurance in Hong Kong- spending HK$15 billion last year- a trend industry insiders fear could lead to complaints if sales are not handled carefully. Mainland tourists' share of new life insurance sold in the city grew to 16 per cent last year from 13 per cent in 2012, 9 per cent in 2011 and 4 per cent in 2010. Hong Kong insurance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1466841/mainland-tourists-buy-1-6-life-insurance-policies-sold-hong

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