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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Crackdown launched on travel agents offering 'forced shopping' trips

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

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Unscrupulous mainland travel firms now using fake tourists to bully tour groups into spending in shops after receiving cheap or free accommodation and transport Crackdown on 'forced shopping' tour agents Regulators on both sides of the border are collaborating to crack down on unscrupulous travel agents to combat a reported resurgence ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

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

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

    ... chief economist Paul Tang Sai-on said. "We don't know how many made more than 52 trips per year." Andy Kwan Cheuk-chiu, director of the ACE Centre for Business and Economic ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cruise lines riding a wave of popularity in sea travel

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

    ... from only two today, the company's biggest deployment in the country so far. "It will make us the biggest player in China," the company's senior vice-president Dominic Paul ... of the city from four to 21 next year. Costa plans to target long-haul travellers with round-the-world tours in 83 days for up to HK$390,000 a person for the most expensive package. Paul said the new ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cover-up or negligence? Lawmakers probe handling of HK$250m Mega Events Fund

    Posted May 18th 2014, 04:55am by Tanna Chong

    ... and Progress of Hong Kong- failed to meet the May 1 deadline to submit financial reports for this year's event to the Tourism Commission. DAB lawmaker Chan Kam-lam, who heads the dance ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Toddler-gate': protesters target minister's home with mock defecation

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:01am by Johnny Tam, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Johnny Tam and Samuel Chan Protesters pretend to defecate outside So's house in latest demonstration Toddler protest targets minister Protesters pretended to defecate and urinate outside the home of secretary for commerce and economic development Greg So Kam-leung yesterday. About a dozen protesters gathered on MacDonnell Road, Mid-Levels, with placards saying ...

  6. 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

    ... capacity to accommodate travellers. Professor Paul Yip Siu-fai, a University of Hong Kong demographics expert and member of the steering committee on population policy, said the idea of a tax ... on the daily life of residents." People Power lawmaker Raymond Chan Chi-chuen criticised Leung for snubbing his proposal without much discussion. "Leung owes Hong Kong people an apology ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mystery deepens over giant Hong Kong ferris wheel overlooking harbour

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 05:46am by Amy Nip

    ... metres". Even members of the Harbourfront Commission, which oversees the development of the waterfront, have not been informed of details on the project. Commission member Paul Zimmerman said ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hotel availability 'not a factor' in summit move

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 04:06am by Tony Cheung and Stuart Lau

    ... plans to rally activists to block streets. Occupy organiser Dr Chan Kin-man said Beijing should not make such a switch just to avoid embarrassment. "Giving us genuine universal suffrage is the real solution to [the city's] problems," Chan said. Raymond Tam Chi-yuen, the constitutional and mainland affairs minister, dismissed such speculation. "I believe [the ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists become tailors in scheme to revive Hong Kong’s ailing industry

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 11:02am by LO WEI

    ... also helps to rehabilitate drug users and provide work for the mentally disabled. “We hope to help revive the tailoring business in Hong Kong,” said Sonia Chan She-wan, chief executive officer ... give up.” Chan, who used to work as a lawyer in the US, set up the workshop with her husband after returning to Hong Kong with her children five years ago. Her husband developed the idea ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Border malls make shopping easy for mainlanders, industry chief says

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 12:46pm

    ... Stuart Lau and Samuel Chan Call for convenient facilities emerges as immigration prepares to launch fast auto-clearance channels for visitors from across the border More shopping centres are needed near the border and along railway lines to cope with an additional tens of millions of tourists expected in the coming years, an industry leader says. Official estimates show the city may ...




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