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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Rooms at Disneyland’s third hotel to cost HK$2,000-3,000 per night

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 06:29pm

    ... All political party representatives at the meeting supported the loan. It will be tabled at the finance committee for approval in May. Medical sector lawmaker Leung Ka-lau asked whether ... be given, said Deputy Commissioner for Tourism Rosanna Law Shuk-pui. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1434193/rooms-disneylands-third-hotel-cost-hk2000-3000-night
  2. Business - Economy

    Body of evidence

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by KAREN RAFFERTY

    ... Kevin Rafferty For all the supposed benefits of medical tourism- from savings to patients to cutting waiting lists for operations- the jury is still out on its merits Body of evidence A number of Asian countries, among them India, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, are making big bucks from the rapidly growing market for medical tourism, which may be worth US$100 billion a year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1216305/body-evidence
  3. Lifestyle - Travel - TAIWAN

    Medical cosmetic tourism in Taiwan lures high-end mainland Chinese travellers

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 09:05am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Medical tourism antidote to slump Winnie checked into a cosy Taipei clinic one recent afternoon for a full facial rejuvenation – a few ... new revenue sources, and medical cosmetic tourism is seen as one of the sources with a promising outlook,” said Lai Cheng-yi, head of the Tourism and Hotel Business Association based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel/article/1366899/medical-cosmetic-tourism-taiwan-lures-high-end-mainland-chinese
  4. Business - Economy

    Cuba looks to medical tourism as income source

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 02:03pm by AFP

    ... Rigoberto Diaz Football legend Diego Maradona blazed a path for Cuba to become a medical tourism destination when he travelled to the island for drug addiction treatment in 2000. Since ... tourism as a revenue generator. Cuba’s main source of foreign income is the sale of medical services to other countries-- legions of doctors and nurses, who are public employees, travel abroad ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1293016/cuba-looks-medical-tourism-income-source
  5. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    The rise of medical tourism: buyer beware

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com Medical tourism is booming, but patients should do their research before committing to procedures, writes Elaine Yau The global ward Hong Kong-based writer ... by market researcher Global Information of six regional hotspots for medical tourism - India, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and South Korea - the industry in Asia is expected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1207810/rise-medical-tourism-buyer-beware
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Build eco-tourism resort on Lamma, not tower blocks: conservationists

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:51am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Conservationists want green-themed proposal to replace plans to double island's population Eco-tourism resort urged instead of Lamma project Conservationists opposed to the government's development plans for Lamma are proposing that an eco-tourism theme park be built instead of a residential compound that will almost double the population ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1510723/conservationists-urge-eco-tourism-resort-replace-planned-lamma
  7. Penang woos tourism investors, eyes upscale market

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 12:02pm by Reports by Elaine Deng, Krystin Chu, Stacey Johnson, Khay Inn Poh and Jessica Ryan

    ... the initiatives promote culture, cuisine, education, shopping and medical tourism. "We formulated a policy encouraging the construction of more high-end boutique hotels in the heritage area ... as a top destination for medical tourism. Offering competitive prices, it contributes 60 per cent to Malaysia's total medical tourism revenues. With seven world-class hospitals equipped ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1456065/penang-woos-tourism-investors-eyes-upscale-market
  8. Hainan aims to be a medical tourism hub

    Posted Dec 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Matt Ho, Zhuang Pinghui and Fiona Tam Hainan, the southernmost province looking to be the 'Hawaii of the East', has set its sights on becoming a medical tourism hub, bolstered ... tourism department, said the Hospital 301 branch was just the start in developing medical tourism. 'It may need to offer a total service that includes health improvement and elderly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/986923/hainan-aims-be-medical-tourism-hub
  9. News - Hong Kong - RIGHT OF ABODE

    Zero quota on mainland mums in hospitals 'bad for economy'

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy and Stuart Lau

    ... Patsy Moy and Stuart Lau Preventing mainland mothers from having babies here could harm medical tourism and is not a long-term fix, warns Basic Law expert City ban on mainland births wrong: lawyer Government measures to stop floods of mainland mothers visiting Hong Kong to give birth could hurt the city's medical tourism industry, a member of the Basic Law Committee has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1177267/zero-quota-mainland-mums-hk-hospitals-bad-economy
  10. News - Asia - AVIATION

    More than 350 new airports planned across Asia-Pacific as tourism booms

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore China alone plans to build over 100 in the next 10 years as middle classes spread their wings Rush to build airports in Asiaas tourism booms Faced ... region's tourism sector. Airlines have responded by setting up several new budget carriers and flying new routes- but many airports are unable to cope, forcing governments to either expand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1562931/more-350-new-airports-planned-across-asia-pacific-tourism-booms

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