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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Holidaymakers who attack their tour guides may be barred from Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Jessie Lau, Amy Nip

    ... the violence … and request more police officers be stationed at main shopping centres," he said. The council will write to shops and tour agencies, asking them to report any incidents ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Wide backing for tighter solo visitor scheme

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

    ... poll, conducted in February and June in Sheung Shui and Fanling, interviewed 705 residents, 100 shopkeepers and 800 people travelling on individual permits. It found 64 per cent of border town ... government should try to reduce the nuisance caused by parallel-goods traders at MTR stations, but not necessarily curb individual travellers, which may impact on our economy," said Simon Wong ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Parallel importers reject critics and say they benefit Hong Kong economy

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 03:44am by Phila Siu, Amy Nip

    ... importers gathered around Sheung Shui station at noon yesterday said Tien's remarks were discriminatory and despicable. One woman from Shenzhen said they had been contributing to Hong ...

  4. News - China - TOURISM

    Rise in Chinese tours to Antarctica causes alarm

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 04:01am by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com As more Chinese visit Antarctica, alarm bells ring As Antarctica becomes a "hot" destination for Chinese tourists, calls are mounting for Beijing to draw up regulations governing tours to the sensitive region. When a group of more than 100 mainlanders visited the Antarctic Great Wall Station on King George Island close to Chile over the Lunar ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Annual tourists to Hong Kong could rise to 70 million in three years, commission says

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 06:31pm by AMY NIP AND THOMAS CHAN

    ... contrast to how the citizens feel," Tam, of the Population Policy Concern Group, said. "I just waited for six MTR trains at Admiralty station before I could get on one." He ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    New Territories businesses, residents are split over more mainland visitors

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Kristie Wong

    ... the busiest tourist and shopping areas to new towns stretching from the border district of Sheung Shui to more distant Tsuen Wan, bringing both stress and opportunities. "I see mainlanders ... community is still supportive of small businesses," he added. A Sheung Shui resident told Commercial Radio yesterday it was impossible to find a seat on East Rail trains unless he went ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Lantau group looks to court mainland China tourists

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... they could do so in places that were more accessible, such as in Sha Tin or Sheung Shui. Central and Western district councillor Cheng Lai-king said it would be hard to divert tourists from the busy ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Kai Tak cruise arrivals skip Kowloon to head straight for the sights

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Hollywood Plaza in Diamond Hill and APM in Kwun Tong, all with MTR stations nearby. Mikiki in San Po Kong, where there is no MTR station, did not send shuttle buses. The malls hoped the passengers ... to the taxi queue thinking it was where they could take free shuttle buses. There were long queues in the Kowloon Bay MTR station as tourists waited to buy tickets or Octopus cards. The rooftop park ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Businesses count the cost of decision to block extra Shenzhen visitors

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Fiona Tam, JOLIE HO

    ... in Sheung Shui," Lam said "The government should set an upper limit on the daily entry of mainland travellers if the scheme is to be implemented." Businessman James Yeung Yangxi, who ... William Wong Wai-sheung, of jewellery retailer Luk Fook Group, described the reversal as the "bursting of a dream". Hongkongers are concerned about the number of mainland visitors, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong doesn't have the capacity to allow more visitors, says green advocate

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Kristie Wong

    ... the weekend as everywhere is packed with tourists," he said. "Shops serving the community, especially in Sheung Shui, are being replaced by pharmacies and retailers targeting ...




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