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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - TOURISM

    Malls look to diversify as numbers of non-mainland tourists grow

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 02:30pm by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Shopping mall operators told to take note of growing number of visitors from other countries Time to look beyond mainland for tourist dollars Mainland ... are expected to grow in numbers. Hong Kong received more than 40 million mainland tourists last year- 13 per cent more than in 2012- representing 75 per cent of all arrivals, said Simon Smith, a senior ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1499082/malls-look-diversify-numbers-non-mainland-tourists-grow
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourism Board expects 59m visitors to Hong Kong this year, 45m from mainland

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 01:06pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Tourist numbers projected to continue growing, but at a slightly slower rate than last year, as city is urged to plan ahead Hong Kong will see about 59 million ... of visitors from the mainland is expected to increase 10.8 per cent to 45.1 million; 60 per cent of those are projected to be same-day visitors. Last year arrivals from the mainland surged 16.8 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1430215/tourism-board-expects-59-million-visitors-hong-kong-45-million-mainland
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. News - China

    Tourists to mainland hotspots leave massive litter problem

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Mainland tourists have dirty weekend Popular mainland tourist destinations, such as Tiananmen Square and public beaches on Hainan, reported a sharp ... report blamed the enormous rubbish increase on good weather and the proximity of the Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holidays, which attracted more tourists than usual. Meanwhile, more than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1052589/tourists-mainland-hotspots-leave-massive-litter-problem
  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mainland tourists forced to shop for fake products

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng, Johnny Tam

    ... He Huifeng and Johnny Tam A mainland tourist tells of being steered into buildings and pressured to buy fake products Visitors locked in stores 'til they buy Kou Qian, ... "There were several counters selling diamonds and jewellery, of unknown brands, but costing thousands, even tens of thousands, of Hong Kong dollars. The room was full of mainland tourists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1072704/mainland-tourists-forced-shop-fake-products
  10. Business - Banking & Finance - INSURANCE

    Chinese tourists buy 16pc of life insurance sold in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:08am by Enoch Yiu

    ... insurance to buy list More mainland tourists are buying insurance in Hong Kong- spending HK$15 billion last year- a trend industry insiders fear could lead to complaints if sales are not handled carefully. Mainland tourists' share of new life insurance sold in the city grew to 16 per cent last year from 13 per cent in 2012, 9 per cent in 2011 and 4 per cent in 2010. Hong Kong insurance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1466841/mainland-tourists-buy-1-6-life-insurance-policies-sold-hong

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