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  1. Mainland tourists bear brunt of typhoon's fury in Taiwan

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung, Mimi Lau

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei and Mimi Lau in Fujian Mainland tourists travelling in northeastern Taiwan were the biggest group of people affected by landslides and flash floods when Severe ... 'There were no signs of any passengers around, too,' Jiang said. Other mainland tourists, who were airlifted to safety, told local media they saw a green coach plunging off a cliff after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728386/mainland-tourists-bear-brunt-typhoons-fury-taiwan
  2. Sri Lanka bounces back from tragedy to woo tourists from mainland

    Posted Apr 18th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan Sri Lanka is planning to launch an aggressive promotion campaign in China this year as part of its tsunami recovery drive, the marketing director of the island's tourist board, Malraj Kiriella, said. The marketing efforts will coincide with Sri Lankan Airlines starting flights to Beijing in June, making the country much more accessible to mainlanders. 'We ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/497054/sri-lanka-bounces-back-tragedy-woo-tourists-mainland
  3. Two Japanese tourists treated for high levels of radiation

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai, Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai and Ivan Zhai Two Japanese tourists were treated at a Jiangsu hospital after airport checks found they showed severe levels of radiation on arrival from Tokyo, the mainland's safety watchdog said yesterday. The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine said the two travellers were treated at a specialised nuclear emergency ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/742026/two-japanese-tourists-treated-high-levels-radiation
  4. Taiwan identifies missing tourist's remains

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Ilan Taiwanese authorities yesterday identified a torso as that of a female mainland tourist missing since typhoon-triggered landslides wreaked havoc on a mountain highway on the island's northeast coast last week. The announcement shattered relatives' hopes that 19 mainland tourists might have survived. 'Oh no, oh no, heaven,' the sister ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728785/taiwan-identifies-missing-tourists-remains
  5. Fears for Chinese students, tourists

    Posted Mar 12th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan visited the country. China's biggest online travel agency, CTRIP, said Miyagi was not a popular tourist destination for Chinese, with most of those affected being tourists in Tokyo. There are 193 CTRIP tourists in Japan but some groups had yet to get in touch because of the communication problem. Another travel agency, China Youth Travel Service, had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/740659/fears-chinese-students-tourists
  6. Body parts found in search for bus tourists

    Posted Oct 26th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... to some of the 20 mainlanders missing since Severe Typhoon Megi struck the island on Thursday. Nineteen tourists from Guangdong and a tour guide from Beijing, plus a second tour guide and two ... by Tian, containing her passport and those of 19 tourists. Tian's bus was hit by falling rocks on Thursday afternoon and although all 19 mainland tourists on board escaped through broken ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728522/body-parts-found-search-bus-tourists
  7. Body found as time runs out for tourists

    Posted Oct 25th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung, Mimi Lau

    ... yesterday to learn more about the search for the missing tourists. Taiwan's Transport Ministry said yesterday that relatives of the missing people, including those from the mainland, would ... a coastal ravine and the sea where officials believed a bus carrying 21 people- including 19 tourists from Guangdong- might be buried. They were also looking for four other people, including a bus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728488/body-found-time-runs-out-tourists
  8. Earthquake's epicentre to become a tourist site

    Posted Dec 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam The epicentre of last year's magnitude 8 earthquake in Sichuan that killed nearly 88,000 people will be turned into a tourist destination, mainland media reports say. ... featuring the hardest hit townships in Wenchuan county such as Yingxiu, Xuankou, Shuimo and Sanjiang, China News Service reported. The area was expected to attract 10,000 tourists each day, it said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/700109/earthquakes-epicentre-become-tourist-site
  9. Room rates fall as tourist bookings fail to match overly optimistic predictions

    Posted Jun 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... accommodation'. Observers attribute the decline to the fact Beijing is receiving fewer overseas tourists than mainland authorities and hotel sector investors had optimistically estimated years ago. ... by overseas tourists, who it projected would spend at least a night on the mainland, an 8 per cent rise from last year. In the first three months of this year, 32.6 million foreign visitors arrived, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/642899/room-rates-fall-tourist-bookings-fail-match-overly-optimistic-predictions
  10. Retail and travel-related stocks get holiday lift

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at $14.15 as the impending competition from budget airlines continued to weigh on the stock. The Hong Kong Tourism Board expects 380,000 mainland tourists will cross the border into Hong Kong during ... of potential as everybody seems to want to buy cosmetics, but the tourism concept is ageing. Investors know that retailers will get more business from mainland tourists, and most of it has been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/454448/retail-and-travel-related-stocks-get-holiday-lift

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