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  1. Mainlanders walk off flight in row over seats

    Posted Feb 13th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... seating arrangements, mainland media reported. The argument erupted when an English-speaking Cebu Pacific flight attendant asked some mainland tourists sitting near an emergency exit to swap seats with some non-Chinese travellers to make communication easier in an emergency, Hangzhou's Dushi Express said. All but seven or eight passengers on the flight were mainland tourists returning ...

  2. Forecast of greater demand for airport may be based on faulty statistics

    Posted Jul 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in passenger demand in the delta region will not affect Hong Kong if the demand is mostly for domestic trips. In the technical report, it is projected that the numbers of outbound mainland tourists ... destinations will they prefer to opt for? If greatest demand for tourism in Hong Kong is going to be within the competitive zone of the high-speed rail network, the estimate of mainland tourists ...

  3. KMT official thanks Taiwanese in Shanghai on warming visit

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... charter flights in July and promote daily air service in July next year. Liberalisation of entry requirements for mainland tourists would follow, he said. Mr Chiang said the daily number of mainland tourists to Taiwan would increase from 3,000 to 7,000, and finally reach 10,000 in four years. As the chief representative for cross-strait affairs, he also pledged that the SEF would take ...

  4. Confidence in property rebounding

    Posted Sep 05th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Hong Kong's confidence in the property market has been revived by the recent influx of mainland tourists and the promises made in the trade pact with the mainland, a study released yesterday revealed. The study by real estate consultant Land Power International found 68 per cent of the 1,073 people interviewed in the city believed property prices had bottomed out. Only 25 per ...

  5. Likely meeting of mediators new sign of cross-strait thaw

    Posted Apr 26th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Ying-jeou, will be inaugurated on May 20 and has pledged to improve ties with the mainland by increasing charter flights, allowing the entry of mainland tourists and making it easier to exchange ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Taiwan's future chief negotiator with the mainland, Chiang Pin-kung, will probably meet his mainland counterpart late next month, marking a further ...

  6. Jin Jiang looks to US and Europe

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... as a growing number of mainland tourists travel to the West. Through the group's acquisition of its first overseas asset a year ago, the United States' largest independent hotel management ... Denise Tsang The owner of the landmark Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai plans to flex its muscles outside the mainland with acquisitions in the United States and Europe. Shanghai Jin Jiang ...

  7. Respite over, Peninsula owner braces for slowdown

    Posted Aug 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... mainland tourists and the Peninsula Shanghai would be growth drivers in future. 'The US and Europe are already in stagflation and it's hard to see growth in the tourism and hospitality ... per cent. Early next year, the hotel will have 300 rooms upgraded at a cost of HK$450 million over 18 months, hitting earnings. Mainlanders formed a significant segment of the Peninsula Hong ...

  8. China Postal's sale of hotels expected to lure foreigners

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... keen interest from foreign institutional investors and domestic hospitality firms. The small two- to four-star hotels and resorts offered for sale are scattered around mainland tourist spots ... the sizzling market. Consultants and analysts widely believe that a potential buyer might be found among institutional investors active in the mainland's property market, such as Morgan Stanley, ...

  9. Travel boom doubles Ctrip profit

    Posted Feb 29th 2008, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... 'Ctrip's result is much better than expected,' said Citigroup analyst Catherine Leung. In 2006, 1.4 billion domestic trips by mainland tourists generated US$85 billion, up 17 per cent from ... Sherman So Ctrip.com, the mainland's largest online travel service provider, said fourth-quarter profit more than doubled as demand for hotels and air tickets surged. ...

  10. Shanghai agencies see drop in visitors to HK

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Laura Liu

    ... Tours said they had fewer than 400 orders for a trip to Hong Kong, well below the 1,000 they had originally budgeted for. A recent CCTV report about mainland tourists being sold fake goods ... Alice Yan and Laura Liu 'Golden week' tourist numbers could fall 50pc Shanghai travel agencies are worried by the big drop in people wanting to visit Hong Kong around the May Day ...




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