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  1. News - China - TOURISM

    China's Three Gorges Dam to offer free admission to ethnic Chinese tourists

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 01:55pm

    ... Nectar Gan nectar.gan@scmp.com Scenic area in Hubei province attracts on average 1.8 million visitors a year China's Three Gorges Dam will offer free admission starting from today to all ethnic Chinese tourists, including those from overseas. Non-Chinese visitors still need to pay the entrance fee of 105 yuan (HK$132.5), and all visitors will have to pay for transportation ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Yen for a cheap trip to Japan could cost more

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Travel agents say increase in cost of hotels and transportation will absorb exchange rate gains Yen for a cheap trip to Japan could cost more Although the yen has ... last night, was about 4 per cent lower than a month ago. But the difference isn't enough to compensate for the rising costs if rooms, transportation and other travel expenses, tour ...

  3. 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

    ... on their experiences in six areas: attractions, transport, immigration, hotels, retail and dining. Each area was given a score, with an overall satisfaction index calculated on a scale of 0-100. At 75.96, ... to 73.97, second only to the 74.32 recorded in 2009. Mainlanders were most satisfied with the city's transport network followed by attractions and retail, with hotels rated last. Overall, ...

  4. News - China - TOURISM

    Road trips to North Korea to be offered from Dandong border city next month

    Posted May 01st 2014, 07:18pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... Keira Lu Huang keira.huang@scmp.com New package 'will have more destinations' than road trip offered to Rason in Jilin province, official says The Chinese border city of Dandong will open its first route for road trips to North Korea next month, as a tourism official hinted that the itinerary will be more diverse. You Zejun, chief of the Dandong tourism bureau in Liaoning ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Crackdown launched on travel agents offering 'forced shopping' trips

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

    ... 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 of infamous "forced shopping" trips. This comes as the agents find ways to get around mainland rules banning the tours in which travellers pay little or nothing for transport and hotels ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Travel firms urged to embrace smartphones to hold off mainland rival

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 06:21pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... “Nowadays, Hong Kong smartphone users browse information and do searches while they are on the road, shopping, watching TV,” Wang said. “If a business wants to become relevant to consumers, access ... and gloom for high street travel agents. “Many traditional travel agencies have their bricks-and-mortar stores in residential areas and transportation hubs. Many consumers still find it convenient ...

  7. News - China - TOURISM

    New airport in Guangxi mountains offers nail-biting landings

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:15am by He Huifeng

    ... flying to the Liangjiang International Airport in Guilin and then travelling by road for more than 200km. ...

  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 ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Miramar Group advises against cutting back on mainland visitors

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

    ... "This will ease the burden on the transport system," he said. The solo traveller scheme allows mainlanders from 49 cities to visit Hong Kong without having to join tour groups. Chief ...

  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

    ... Kam-leung said the government would gather data on mainland visitors before discussing arrangements with Beijing. The sight of mainland tourists pouring into the city, inundating public transport ...




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