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  1. HK developers itching to prepare for tourist boom

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... project will take three years to complete and we don't want to miss the golden opportunity of cashing in on the influx of mainland tourists following China's liberalisation of travel ... to complete our hotel project. If we're late, we can't cash in on mainland tourists,' he said. Chinachem is building the 80-storey Nina Tower, a complex in Tsuen Wan which will provide ...

  2. Visa office to open in Shenzhen for migrant residents

    Posted Aug 05th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... (Holdings) Hong Kong assistant general manager Wang Fu-gang yesterday, a week after the announcement of a pilot scheme to bring in tourists from among Shenzhen's estimated 12 million migrants. ... and transferring them to the mainland authorities- as well as accepting their enrolments for group tours to Hong Kong,' Mr Wang said. The pilot scheme is part of the package for closer economic ...

  3. Fortress plans Taiwan push before mainland expansion

    Posted Apr 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... in the mainland market by emphasising our sales services,' Mr Ng said. Although many mainland tourists prefer to buy high-end consumer electronics such as digital cameras and mobile phones in Hong ... . 'Many mainland tourists come to our shops in Hong Kong because they know the authenticity of the goods we sell is warranted,' said Mr Ng. He declined to give a timetable for mainland ...

  4. Chow Tai Fook to double mainland shops

    Posted Sep 29th 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... per cent annually over the next five years,' Wong said. Jewellery and watches are among the most sought-after goods for mainland tourists visiting Hong Kong. The company recorded ... are no longer the most important thing to lure buyers here. Mainland tourists are paying more attention to the shopping environment and services,' Wong said. Chow Tai Fook's new shop ...

  5. Hotel groups eye mainland

    Posted Oct 20th 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Bangkok-based hotel investment company Red Planet Hotels plans to expand into the mainland budget hotel market with its partner Tune Hotels. Positive forecasts of continued rapid growth in tourist and business travel on the mainland will see the partners building budget hotels in second-tier cities, Red Planet chief executive Tim Hansing said. 'We ...

  6. Mainland taste for the expensive grows

    Posted May 20th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... sales of luxury products- 2 per cent bought on the mainland and 10 per cent abroad. That compares with 41 per cent of the total purchased by Japanese consumers, 17 per cent by Americans and 16 ... a year, most of them outside the mainland. A saleswoman at the LV store in Plaza 66 said that they had a smaller volume of clients than other shops. 'Our customers do not want a big crowd ...

  7. Retailers rush for mainland outlets

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... The mainland offers vast potential for growth with sector sales estimated at 30 billion yuan (HK$27.9 billion). Sa Sa has yet to open a mainland outlet. In Hong Kong, mainland tourists account for more ... prompted them to expedite their mainland expansion plans. A Watsons spokesman said the group would apply for a Certification of Hong Kong Services Suppliers licence to operate its own outlets ...

  8. Top mainland appliance chain enters HK

    Posted Oct 29th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu The mainland's largest home appliance chain has opened its first store in Hong Kong with a $50 million investment in a bid to secure a share of the lucrative local market. The first Gome Home Appliances store covers 25,000 sq. ft over five storeys in a Mongkok building that formerly housed the Sincere department store. The company has 150 stores on the mainland ...

  9. CRA plans ambitious mainland expansion

    Posted Aug 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... accounted for 30 per cent of operating costs, rose 2 per cent in the first half as landlords increased their prices in anticipation of an influx of tourists from the mainland. ... Winston Yau Convenience Retail Asia (CRA), operator of the Circle K convenience store chain, plans to expand northwards on the mainland by acquiring rivals and setting up new branches. ...

  10. Mainlanders drive 100pc sales lift for gold and jewellery firm

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hang Fung says the holiday bonanza is due to China's easing of travel curbs The mainland's week-long National Day holiday proved to be a golden week for gold and jewellery ... last week. 'The tourists spent more than before, although the number of visits to our shops was more or less the same,' chairman Lam Sai-wing said. Mr Lam said about 30,000 visits ...




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