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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong authorities seek to tighten rules on guest houses

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by Amy Nip, Jennifer Ngo

    ... accommodation or commercial activities. Authorities are also seeking a crackdown on illegal guest houses through granting the government more power, making it easier to haul offenders to court. ... the Office of the Licensing Authority to grant a guest-house licence as long as the applicant meets building structure and fire safety standards. The office does not need to look ...

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    Crackdown launched on travel agents offering 'forced shopping' trips

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 06:25pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Tung said. This would require all Shenzhen tour firms organising tour groups to Hong Kong to register their company e-mail addresses for liaison with authorities on both sides of the border. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Improvements' to Hong Kong multi-entry permits eyed, Greg So says after Beijing talks

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:25am by Emily Tsang and Phoenix Kwong

    ... on changing multi-visit scheme The authorities in Beijing had "noted the views" of Hongkongers about the flood of visitors from Shenzhen, the commerce minister said yesterday after talks. "Improvement measures" to the multiple-entry scheme for residents of the border city were under discussion, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Greg So Kam-leung said following ...

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    Cap on Shenzhen visitors 'won't have big impact'

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by Amy Nip

    ... The rapid growth in tourism has led to concerns about overcrowding and competition for goods. The talks included the multiple-entry permit scheme, but the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mega Events Fund chairman to be reappointed despite watchdog's criticisms

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:39am by Tanna Chong, Phila Siu

    ... Tanna Chong and Phila Siu New term at Mega Events Fund for Jeffrey Lam despite heavy criticism from Audit Commission Fund criticised, but chairman to stay The chairman of a tourism fund is expected to be reappointed for another year despite a government watchdog criticising the fund for mismanagement. A source said that Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung would be reappointed to the Mega Events ...

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    Shenzhen mall to sell Hong Kong products to cut number of mainland visitors

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by JEANNY YU AND AMY NIP

    ... on Hong Kong from hordes of mainland shoppers. The Qianhai Authority announced this yesterday amid demands from Hong Kong residents for the government to limit the number of mainland visitors ... Kong, could come to Qianhai instead," authority spokesman Wang Jinxia said. "It will be totally the same [as] shopping in Hong Kong." Wang said this would help Hong Kong cope ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Allan Zeman says he’s being forced out of top job at Ocean Park

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 06:26pm by Phila Siu

    ... board. Commenting on reports that he may be named chairman of the board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, Zeman said he had not been approached, but if was he would need to think ...

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    Cruise lines riding a wave of popularity in sea travel

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Amy Nip

    ... would range from HK$140,000 to HK$280,000. It is not selling the priciest option. Deputy general manager Simon Ma Sai-man described it as providing an "alternative" in a city where ...

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    Miramar Group advises against cutting back on mainland visitors

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:31am by Peggy Sito

    ... to use a scheme under which they can visit without joining a tour group. Cutting back on the individual visitor scheme would damage the city's reputation and economy, said Martin Lee ... of mainland visitors under the scheme," said Lee, the second son of Lee Shau-kee. He suggested that to resolve the strain on infrastructure in the city centre, the government should plan more ...

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    Royal Caribbean shows faith in Kai Tak Cruise Terminal with new sailings

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Amy Nip

    ... and is expecting to take 800,000 people this year. In Hong Kong, 86 per cent of passengers last year were from the mainland, with 12 per cent from Hong Kong. The government funded Kai Tak in an attempt ...




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