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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong travellers warned to avoid protests as martial law declared in Thailand

    Posted May 20th 2014, 11:24am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Travel alert remains at amber; visitors also advised to stay away from crowds Hong Kong travellers in Thailand have been reminded to stay away from protests ... or 100 people, are expected to depart for the country today. No tour group has been cancelled yet. “Travellers should avoid going near protest zones, and when they are on their own, don’t go ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1516091/hong-kong-travellers-warned-avoid-protests-martial-law-declared
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1504452/toddler-gate-protesters-target-ministers-home-mock-defecation
  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    China officials considered Hong Kong travel alert over mainland visitor protests

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 03:59am by Stuart Lau, Jeffie Lam and Tanna Chong

    ... Stuart Lau, Jeffie Lam and Tanna Chong Anti-mainlander protests prompted officials to confer with Exco member Hong Kong travel alert ‘considered’ It crossed the minds of mainland officials to issue a travel alert against Hong Kong in the wake of local protests that targeted visitors from across the border, a Beijing loyalist revealed yesterday. Executive councillor Cheng Yiu-tong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1452645/mainland-officials-considered-hong-kong-travel-alert-says-executive
  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Patriotic' protest leaves mainland Chinese visitors bemused

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by Ernest Kao, LO WEI

    ... Ernest Kao and Lo Wei Demonstrators dressed as Red Guards urge mainlanders to spend their cash at home 'Patriotic' protest leaves mainland visitors bemused Revolutionary music blared through the streets of Causeway Bay yesterday as dozens of people dressed in Red Guard uniforms staged a tongue-in-cheek protest against the influx of mainland visitors to Hong Kong. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1450190/patriotic-protest-leaves-mainland-chinese-visitors-bemused
  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mainland tourists’ satisfaction with Hong Kong hits four-year record, study finds

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 06:36pm by Amy Nip

    ... and complain that they hog resources and overwhelm the city. Anger has spilled over this year, with several protests held in tourist hotspots. Government predictions that visitor numbers could hit 70 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561986/mainland-tourists-satisfaction-hong-kong-hits-five-year-record-study
  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong tourists in protest-hit Bangkok 'safe', travel council says

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 03:05pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Traffic the only headache faced by tour groups despite protests sweeping the Thai capital, but security officials still urge caution More than 1,000 Hongkongers on group tours in Bangkok are safe and trying to steer clear of protest hotspots, the Travel Industry Council has said. Joseph Tung Yao-chung, the council’s executive director, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1367106/hk-tourists-protest-hit-bangkok-safe-travel-council-says
  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Restrict Shenzhen visitors to one trip per day, says lawmaker

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Retail representative says limit of one trip per day is better for tourism in the long term as it would help put an end to recent protests Restrict ... wants Shenzhen permanent residents banned from making more than one return trip across the border a day. He hopes the move will alleviate residents’ discontent and put an end to recent protests ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1509931/restrict-shenzhen-visitors-one-trip-day-retail-industry-lawmaker
  8. 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

    ... numbers could reach 100 million by 2023, a big majority of them from the mainland. Rising visitor numbers have led to protests in Hong Kong about overcrowding on the streets and public transport ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539236/improvements-hong-kong-multi-entry-permits-eyed-greg-so-says-after
  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Think tank tells Beijing number of mainlanders visiting Hong Kong could be cut

    Posted May 29th 2014, 06:57pm by Gary Cheung

    ... to the streets on July 1, 2003 to oppose a national security law that critics said would have limited people's freedom. The scale of the protest caught the Hong Kong and central governments off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1521256/thinktank-tells-beijing-number-mainlanders-visiting-hong-kong-could
  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Property, retail shares fall on fears chief executive will cut mainland visitor numbers

    Posted May 27th 2014, 11:16pm by Johnny Tam, Peggy Sito and Tiffany Ap

    ... and snapping up homes, designer handbags and daily necessities has caused much public discontent. Protesters have been on the march, demanding the government curb visitors from the mainland under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520174/property-retail-shares-fall-fears-chief-executive-will-cut-mainland

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