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  1. News - Asia - TOURISM

    Singapore launches tourism campaign in China after hit by MH370 mystery and Thai crisis

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 03:09pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore As tourist numbers fall, the Lion City distances itself from crisis-hit neighbours Singapore launches ad campaign in China Singapore is mounting a drive ... reported yesterday that Singapore's tourism sector was being hurt by Chinese travellers' reluctance to visit Malaysia due to the ongoing flight MH370 mystery, and Thailand because of its ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cruise lines riding a wave of popularity in sea travel

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

    ... momentum. "[Cruising] has worked in Singapore, why not in Hong Kong? I see more potential in Hong Kong," he said pointing to the city's population of seven million and greater numbers ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mystery deepens over giant Hong Kong ferris wheel overlooking harbour

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

    ... many attractions in Hong Kong where tourists can view the city from height. "It's very different from Singapore. It's not really a thing for Hong Kong," he said. "But ... wheel may open, it may face a question of profitability. While the London Eye is a success story welcoming an average of 3.5 million visitors a year, the Singapore Flyer, which opened in 2008 ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

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

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

    ... and Tourism Council. The United States, Britain, France, Japan, the mainland, Taiwan, South Korea and Singapore are among the 23 countries issuing travel advisories in response to the protests, ...

  5. Business - Companies - TOURISM

    QE2 liner may return to Hong Kong as a floating hotel

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Ship will be back in summer on its way to mainland dockyard to be refitted, with choice of Hong Kong or Singapore as its initial base QE2 liner may ... for several days in July or August. Daniel Chui, managing director of Singapore's Oceanic Group, said talks are continuing to bring the ship back to Hong Kong once the conversion work has been ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Kai Tak port goes big with ocean liner from Royal Caribbean

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... where it also operates out of Singapore and Shanghai. The vessel has never visited Hong Kong before because it is too big for Ocean Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui to handle. When the Kai Tak terminal building opens next Wednesday, the Mariner will be the first ship to use the immigration counters, during a Singapore-Shanghai voyage in which Hong Kong is a port of call. Shorter trips out of Hong ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Longer season planned for future

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... with a call at the South Korean island of Jeju; two round-trip cruises to Taiwan's Kaohsiung and Taipei; and a one-way cruise to Singapore with a call at Ho Chi Minh City. Next year, its sister ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Passengers praise 'magnificent' Kai Tak Cruise Terminal on opening day

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 09:26pm by Amy Nip, Phila Siu

    ... the city's shopping malls have arranged free buses for cruise passengers, Blakeway said she would rather go sightseeing than shopping. "There are malls everywhere, like Singapore ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cruise terminal set for rocky start

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by DENNIS CHONG; JOLIE HO

    ... Dennis Chong and Jolie Ho Only 37 bookings have been made to dock at the Kai Tak port for the next two years, Legco told Cruise terminal set for rocky start Officials have admitted to an "uneasy" start for the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, with ships making just 37 bookings for berthing between its official opening in June and April 2015. By comparison, Singapore's Marina Bay ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    New cruise terminal tests the waters

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com New cruise terminal tests the waters Ocean liner Celebrity Millennium will berth at the new Kai Tak cruise terminal on Saturday in a trial run ahead of its official opening in June. The 2,100-passenger cruise ship, which set out from Singapore and stopped in Halong Bay, Vietnam, will berth in Hong Kong from Saturday to Monday. It will use the city ...




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