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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    An arrivals tax would hit locals too, says CY Leung

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 06:55pm by Emily Tsang, Tony Cheung and Olga Wong

    ... executive also said the proposal, floated by politicians as a way of curbing the influx of mainland tourists, was not feasible as the government could not tax non-locals without taxing returning ... Emily Tsang, Tony Cheung and Olga Wong Government can't tax mainlanders without taxing Hongkongers, says chief executive as he rebuffs plan to charge mainlanders an entry fee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1426041/cy-leung-dismisses-arrival-tax-proposal-unfeasible
  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Chinese tourists give Hong Kong thumbs down in ratings drop

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Accommodation and immigration facilities scored the least with this group but visitors from other countries gave HK top marks Mainland tourists find city ... management. Accommodation was a particularly worrying aspect, as the "Tourist Satisfaction Index", published yesterday, found its rating among mainlanders dropping last year to a new low ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1201264/mainland-tourists-find-city-wanting
  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Unscrupulous taxi drivers overcharging Peak Tram tourists in off-meter scam

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 06:27pm by Bryan Harris

    ... with an influx of mainland tourists providing "easy pickings" for dishonest drivers. An employee at the Peak Tram terminal, who identified herself as management staff, insisted ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Cabbies are quoting prices four times the metered fare- right under the nose of the police Taxi drivers taking Peak tram tourists for a ride One ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581964/taxis-overcharging-peak-tram-tourists-quadruple-fares-under-polices
  4. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Taipei to allow more mainland Chinese travellers

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... opened only to certain well-off mainland cities to discourage visa overstays on the relatively wealthy island. Mainland group tourists still outnumber independent ones. Arrivals totalled 2.58 ... dependent on local or other Asian tourists now see mainlanders. "The ones who come will introduce us to their friends," said Yan Ju-yu, a co-owner of the seven-room, aboriginal-themed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1216276/taipei-allow-more-mainland-chinese-travellers
  5. News - China - TOURISM

    Taiwan to tackle resentment caused by influx of mainland tourists

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... council spokeswoman Wu Mei-hung said yesterday. Taiwan will soon increase its quota for mainland tourists travelling in groups to 5,000 from 4,000 a day, while the quota for individual tourists will double to 2,000 a day. Mainland tourists made some 2.6 million trips to Taiwan last year, up 45 per cent from 2011, says the Taipei-based Taiwan Strait Tourism Association. While they have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1151316/taiwan-tackle-resentment-caused-influx-mainland-tourists
  6. Comment - Letters

    Impose tourism surcharge on mainlanders

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Impose surcharge on mainland tourists who crowd into HK It is time for the Hong Kong government to rein in the surging number of mainland travellers in the city. While there are important advantages to be gained from these tourists, including increased retail and restaurant sales, and a chance for our mainland relatives to see our law-based society, the burden on our limited ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1151303/impose-tourism-surcharge-mainlanders
  7. News - China - TOURISM

    Rise in Chinese tours to Antarctica causes alarm

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 04:01am by WU NAN

    .... Zhang Yifan, a freelance travel writer, joined a tour of 200 mainland tourists during the Lunar New Year holiday last year that counted many businessmen among the passengers. Depending on the length of the tour, an all-expenses-paid, one-week to two-week trip costs between 100,000 yuan and 500,000 yuan. "I don't think mainland tourists behaved differently compared with those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1419467/rise-chinese-tours-antarctica-causes-alarm
  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Amid reports of stranded tourists, hotel boss finds plenty of vacancies

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong and Joshua But

    ... occupancy rate is not at bursting point, a trade association said said on Thursday in reaction to this week's headlines about stranded mainland tourists. Michael Li Hon-shing, executive director of the Federation of Hotel Owners, said mainland tourists preferred to stay in affordable, three-star hotels, which led to a bottleneck in that market bracket. "Some people say ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1150423/amid-reports-stranded-tourists-hotel-boss-finds-plenty-vacancies
  9. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    'Don't cap visitors, build more shops', retailers urge

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... into the city, or even cap the number of mainland tourists, have grown stronger recently as ever-increasing visitor numbers weighed on Hong Kong's traffic, space and resources. Caroline Mak ... Anita Lam Anita.lam@scmp.com Hong Kong Retail Management Association urges the government to ignore calls to restrict the numbers of mainland shoppers 'Don't cap visitors, build ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1177586/dont-cap-visitors-build-more-shops-retailers-urge
  10. News - China - MACAU

    Macau tightens restriction on mainland Chinese tourists

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 12:23pm by TIFFANY AP, Lai Ying-kit, Mimi Lau

    ... the restriction, which comes into effect on July 1, was intended to stop mainland tourists supposedly transiting through Macau from overstaying there. "To avoid Chinese tourists holding Chinese ... mainland tourists who re-enter Macau within 30 days of a previous overstay will only be allowed to stay in the former Portuguese enclave for one day- down from the current two days. If tourists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534599/macau-tightens-restriction-mainland-tourists

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