• Wednesday
  • November 26, 2014
  • Last updated: 9:35am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by


Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 1137 for mainland tourists

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. 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. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. More hotel rooms planned for mainland tourist influx

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan, Niki Law

    ... Commission, said yesterday that the relaxation of restrictions on travel to Hong Kong by Shanghai residents on September 1 would dramatically increase the number of mainland tourists visiting Hong ... in travellers from Guangdong, since the majority only stay for a day or spend the night in relatives' homes. Still, they point out that more hotels are being built. Mainland authorities had said ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Prices, ripoffs deter mainland tourists

    Posted May 06th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Dennis Eng

    ... profits shared from tourists' purchases in designated shops had become a major source of income for tour guides and travel agencies in recent years. But cutthroat competition on the mainland ... businesses. 'Local agencies are now paying the mainland agencies $300 to $1,000 for each tourist they bring them. But tour guides have to pay for this in advance- an amount which they may ...

  9. Mainland tourist numbers down by 80 per cent during protest

    Posted Jun 29th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung The number of mainland tour groups coming to Hong Kong around the time of Thursday's protest will be down by nearly 80 per cent, tour operators say. Charles Ng kwong-wai, ... of between 400 and 500 groups. However, between 500 and 600 groups- each comprising 25 to 35 people- are due to arrive on Saturday and Sunday. Some mainland tour agencies have reportedly been told ...

  10. 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 ...




SCMP.com Account