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  1. Financial crisis keeping tourists away from the mainland

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an exceptionally cold and long winter,' she added. The number of mainland tourists going overseas rose 10 per cent last month, the administration said. ... Stephen Chen The global financial turmoil is taking its toll on the mainland's tourism industry, with the number of overseas visitors dropping significantly last month. The numbers ...

  2. 2 tourists return upset after bus deaths

    Posted Oct 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Two of the 21 tourists who escaped injury when a runaway tour bus killed three Hongkongers near Beijing on Thursday cut short their five-day sightseeing ... guide,' the spokeswoman said. The remaining tourists will return to Hong Kong tonight. The three victims were crushed under the empty 52-seat bus in the car park of a restaurant near ...

  3. Tourists hit the road

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... China's travel market continues to develop at a rapid rate, with more hotels and tour operators offering novel ways to explore the mainland's natural and manmade wonders. ... or the option of a fully customised adventure. There are also options for tourists who prefer the comfort of a fully closed vehicle. On the Road in China (www.ontheroadinchina.com), which is based ...

  4. Beijing upgrades travel to Taiwan

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai and Danny Mok The mainland's ties with Taiwan received a significant boost yesterday as Beijing announced individual tourists and more direct flights would ... of Fujian province to visit Taiwan's outlying islands Quemoy, Matsu and Penghu as individual tourists. In earlier talks with Beijing, Taipei had proposed that up to 500 mainlanders a day ...

  5. Kerry budgets 3.5b yuan for mixed site in tourist city

    Posted May 04th 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Kerry Properties, whose mainland real estate projects range from Beijing to Manzhouli in Inner Mongolia, plans to invest 3.5 billion yuan to develop a mixed-use project ... said executive director Stephen Ho Shut-kan. 'We are optimistic about the outlook of Qinhuangdao- which is one of the mainland's favourite tourism cities,' Mr Ho said. ...

  6. Tourist crowds threaten heritage

    Posted May 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Mainland tourists jammed the country's world heritage sites during the 'golden week' holidays amid concerns that the crowds could inflict permanent damage ... complained that the huge crowds and noise affected their trips. 'Many tourists said they didn't see many of the cultural relics but only a lot of people's backs. It was like a living ...

  7. Badaling Great Wall voted top tourist spot

    Posted Apr 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai The Badaling section of the Great Wall has been voted China's top tourist spot, but the inland provinces of Shaanxi, Xinjiang and Jiangxi have the most number of sites ... in Lhasa, Tibet, and the old town of Lijiang, in Yunnan province. The Beijing-based Global Travel newspaper enlisted 31 mainland metropolitan dailies to help conduct the survey over three months, ...

  8. French not au fait with needs of Chinese tourists

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mainland visitors have reached record numbers but not all officials are happy Wearing a yellow T-shirt and short skirt, Christine Leblanc is giving away free samples of Christian Breton ... appreciated in France, which receives more tourists than any other country - last year 76 million people. But the September 11 attacks, a fear of terrorism and the fall of the US dollar have cut ...

  9. Mainlanders frequent a memorial to Tiananmen

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Cheung Most mainland tourists head to Hong Kong for the shops, but a few are venturing away from the malls to see something they won't find at home: a museum for a dark chapter in modern Chinese history. The museum was set up by the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China in a first-floor flat in Yu Chau Street, Sham Shui Po. It remains ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Nation's highways a nightmare for drivers over 'Golden Week"

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... fast, it's about time we stopped and waited for our soul." However, the millions who swarmed onto roads heading to tourist attractions during the "golden week" holiday did ... and smoking as if they were at home- but photos widely circulated by the mainland media also showed many having to face the embarrassment of using emergency lanes as toilets. That gave readers at home ...




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