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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENTRY PERMITS

    Hong Kong task force set up to assess impact of multi-entry permit tourists

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by KC NG, Amy Nip

    ... authorities to set up a mechanism to ensure border checkpoints and tourist hot spots are not overwhelmed. "The central government agrees that when making it easier for mainland visitors to travel ... Ng Kang-chung and Amy Nip Chief executive sets up team to monitor effects of new rules that will see millions more visitors from mainland, with quota system a possibility Task forceto ...

  2. Business - Money - TOURISM

    Mainland shoppers divided by different tastes for luxury

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Mainlanders' taste for luxury differs Buying patterns differ sharply among mainland shoppers in Hong Kong, according to a recent survey by market research company Nielsen. The number of mainland ... month, Nielsen polled 600 mainland visitors to Hong Kong, evenly split between so-called seasoned and novice travellers. Seasoned travellers, defined as those who come from top tier cities ...

  3. It's mainlanders fleecing mainland tourists in HK

    Posted Feb 10th 2011, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... The junior tour guides are hired locally perhaps, but everything else- tour vendors, jewellery, the jewellery shops, tourist hotels and even buses- are directly mainland owned or direct the bulk ... can really do is remind ourselves that the problem is restricted to mainland tours, that we are not beneficiaries, and that these tourists invite it on themselves with their low tour payments. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Lonely Planet gives word of caution about mainland-Hong Kong divide

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Visitors briefed on city's 'invasion' A travel guide popular with tourists visiting Hong Kong advises its readers that differences between locals and mainlanders have become an issue to which they should pay close attention. Next year's edition of Lonely Planet Hong Kong (2013) says that "differences between Hongkongers ...

  5. There's much more to mainlanders than nouveau riche and impolite tourists

    Posted Feb 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... this title: one is the nouveau riche who are flowing into the city's luxury shops, spending thousands of yuan without thinking, and the other is the impolite mainland tourists who always speak ... As a master's student who has lived in Hong Kong for half a year and come to the city several times before that as a tourist, I sometimes feel embarrassed and uncomfortable being ...

  6. Blame negligent officials, not mainland tourists

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of thousands of mainland tourists who flocked here during the holidays. What really hurts is the fight for maternity beds in Hong Kong, which will get worse during this Year of the Dragon when more ... the confrontation between locals and mainland visitors over a child eating on the MTR sparked an angry response from a Beijing scholar. He called Hongkongers 'dogs', and that in turn triggered ...

  7. Diary of an undercover mainland tourist in HK

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mandy Zuo It was 9am, the busiest part of the day at the Huanggang border crossing into Hong Kong. Mainland tourists were being gathered and hustled along to enter the city renowned ... at the starting point, Guangzhou. Mainland tourists cannot join a Hong Kong agency's tour directly; they must join a tour organised by a mainland agency, which subcontracts it to a Hong Kong company. ...

  8. China Telecom portal links HK businesses to mainland tourists

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... not frequented by mainland tourists. An estimated 150 million frequent visitors from the mainland will come to Hong Kong in the next five years, spending HK$200 billion on accommodation, entertainment and shopping. The number of non-tour-group tourists from the mainland has been increasing 16 per cent annually since they were allowed to travel to Hong Kong as individuals in 2003. Last year, mainland ...

  9. Watchdog to prepare list of standard prices of goods for mainland tourists

    Posted May 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Consumer Council plans to provide mainland tourists with reference prices for popular products such as watches, electronics, gold and Chinese delicacies in time for the mainland ... retailers targeting mainland tour groups with fake or overpriced goods have highlighted the urgent need to better inform and educate the legions of tourists. Much of the effort by the government ...

  10. Upgrades key to more mainland tourists

    Posted Feb 13th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Industry says immigration, transport and hotel facilities need to be improved The mainland's more than 50 per cent share of Hong Kong's tourist arrivals is unlikely ... is the single biggest source of inbound tourists for Hong Kong. It accounted for about 22 per cent of the city's total arrivals in 1997, rising to 56.1 per cent in 2004. Mainland visitors made up ...




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