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  1. Body Shop takes China step

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... in selling to mainland tourists visiting Hong Kong in its future efforts to tap the China market. 'At least 15 per cent of the turnover is to mainland tourists, and they are high spenders,' Mr Buchanan said. The latest figures from the Hong Kong Tourism Board show mainland tourists are the city's highest-spending visitors. Their expenditure increased 6.7 per cent last year ...

  2. Morgan Stanley eyes Macau assets

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

    ... the moment, the individual-travel arrangement for Macau is limited to only a few mainland cities. Once it is extended to more cities in China, there will be a lot more tourist arrivals,' another industry analyst said. In addition to mainland tourists, Macau has lured many middle-class mainlanders seeking to live in the city. By law, anyone who invests one million patacas in Macau ...

  3. Hopewell wants to build hotel in Wan Chai

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Influx of mainland tourists prompts rethink on development Hopewell Holdings has changed a planned residential-hotel project in Wan Chai into a hotel and commercial complex in view of an expected influx of mainland tourists, paving the way for the construction of what could be Hong Kong's largest hotel. Executive director Albert Yeung Kam-yin said the company would submit ...

  4. Earnings reports underscore recovery

    Posted Aug 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong and Hutchison, said he was optimistic on the future of the local economy, as more mainland tourists visited Hong Kong to give the retail and service sectors a much-needed boost. 'The ... for the first half yesterday, confirming that the recovery in the economy continues largely undeterred by tightening measures on the mainland and surging oil prices. BOC Hong Kong, Wing Hang Bank ...

  5. Two IFC's mainlander-only viewing stunt denounced as racially biased

    Posted May 09th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... joint venture that runs Two IFC- refused to reveal how many mainland tourists visited the viewing area last week, calling the figures 'internal information'. 'That's just ... Raymond Ma The management of Hong Kong's tallest building, Two IFC, has refused to respond to public anger at the decision to allow only mainlanders to visit a viewing area as part ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of mainland tourists. Chairman Lee Shau-kee said land premiums were under negotiation and he hoped they would be set at below $200 per square foot. The developer has 15 industrial sites. CLP plans ... will be spent on expanding production facilities in Changshu, Jiangsu province. It will debut on the main board on Friday. KMB'S TAXI VENTURE IS A MAINLAND FIRST Hong Kong-based franchised bus firm ...

  7. Upgrades and downgrades

    Posted Sep 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the expected influx of mainland tourists would trigger a rerating on Hysan and narrow its discount to book value to 25 per cent, she said. She has an $11.50 target on the counter, but said Hysan might ... competition and pricing pressure in the mainland car market. Analyst Jerry Lu expected Denway's first-half earnings to increase 25 per cent to $647.6 million from last year, helped by new car ...

  8. Cheung Kong courts 'new buying power'

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... 'Individual tourists from the mainland will neither directly boost the economy nor the property market, but it will have a psychological impact on the society, which is clouded by pessimistic sentiment. 'Several thousands of mainland tourists will not stimulate the economy, but they will boost sentiment and may attract one million Hong Kong people to spend. That can boost ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not comment on the potential investment or the number of rooms to be built. Mr Zhang expected mainland tourist arrivals in Hong Kong to grow more than 10 per cent this year. Eric Ng China ...

  10. Heavyweight counters set pace for index rally

    Posted Jan 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be extended in the coming weeks. 'Sentiment remains very positive and increased consumption, both from locals and mainland tourists, is expected during the Lunar New Year,' said Mark Wan, ... Lawrence Lau said Sinopec, the largest refining group and refined product distributor on the mainland, would be the best positioned among the Chinese oil companies to benefit from the growing ...




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