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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    On the tourism front line, low-paid shop staff set HK$1 million monthly sales target

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:27am by Amy Nip

    ... to earn commission, says Cheung Lai-ha, general secretary of the Retail, Commerce and Clothing Industries General Union. That leaves workers with just their very low basic salaries. Cheung's ... as a commission, but even that has a sting in the tale. "The biggest problem about the retail sector is a low basic salary," she said. "People work very hard to earn commission by meeting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1489963/tourism-front-line-low-paid-shop-staff-set-hk1-million-monthly-sales
  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    CY Leung hints at new controls on Hong Kong’s growing tourism numbers

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 05:08pm by Tony Cheung

    ... under the individual visit scheme. The influx has boosted the retail, catering and property sectors in the city, but has annoyed residents by causing congestion on public transport ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1464737/government-exploring-ways-control-citys-tourism-growth-says-chief
  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

    ... the retail and hotel industries suffer, but the entire working class would, too." He hinted that the officials who contacted him were not high ranking, but said it was possible that relevant ...

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

    ... because the tax suggestion had nothing to do with their being proud. Frank Pak Fu-hung, founder of bird's nest retailer Home of Swallows, worried that local retailers would be badly hit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1426041/cy-leung-dismisses-arrival-tax-proposal-unfeasible
  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Border malls make shopping easy for mainlanders, industry chief says

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 12:46pm

    ... could set up retail facilities in the proposed locations to divert tourists from major shopping districts, Travel Industry Council chairman Michael Wu Siu-ieng suggested on Monday. “Based on what these tourists like, more retail spots can be sent up along railway lines or near the border to achieve divergence,” Wu said on RTHK. “When you have other available retail spots for them, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1409609/border-malls-make-shopping-easy-mainlanders-industry-chief-says
  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong retailers advised to target smaller mainland cities

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Target smaller mainland cities for trade, shops told Hong Kong retailers have been encouraged to use online social media to lure more visitors from ... from top-tier cities valued a retailer's reputation and trustworthiness, while those from other cities placed more emphasis on customer service, price and promotions. Like ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1061915/hong-kong-retailers-advised-target-smaller-mainland-cities
  7. Business - Money - TOURISM

    Mainland shoppers divided by different tastes for luxury

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Chinese seasoned travellers most likely to buy premier brands in the city, while novice buyers seek mass luxury brands, according to survey Mainlanders' taste for luxury differs Buying patterns differ sharply among ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/spending/article/1048999/mainland-shoppers-divided-different-tastes-luxury
  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Fewer shoppers among flood of mainlanders visiting Hong Kong for 'golden week' holiday

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Stuart Lau

    ... Phila Siu and Stuart Lau Retailers say sales have slumped, despite surge in number of holiday visitors from across the border as 'forced shopping' law begins to bite Mainlanders ... through the individual travellers' scheme. But many retailers said they had had fewer customers compared to last year, possibly because tour groups were spending more time seeing the sights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1323029/fewer-shoppers-among-flood-mainlanders-visiting-hong-kong-golden-week
  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Visitor scheme not ready to grow: minister

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... having to join tour groups. Under the scheme, millions of mainlanders have visited the city, boosting the retail, catering and property sectors. Last year 23,100,000 came. But critics have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1312503/visitor-scheme-not-ready-grow-minister
  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Wide backing for tighter solo visitor scheme

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... boosting the retail, catering and property sectors. But critics have questioned whether the city has reached its capacity to accommodate the influx of visitors - some of whom have been accused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1290663/wide-backing-tighter-solo-visitor-scheme

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