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  1. 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

    ... Leung. “Nowadays, we don’t talk on the phone, instead, we tap on the phone [to send instant messages].” Despite the increasing popularity of mobile purchases, Wang believes it is not all doom ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Travellers left high and dry as Smart Holiday closes

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Travellers left high and dry as agency closes Travel agency Smart Holiday closed its branches across the city yesterday after its licence was cancelled, leaving 1,900 travellers out of pocket. Some 169 tours - and a total of HK$3 million in fees - are affected by the closure, a spokeswoman for the agency said. She advised customers to visit ...

  3. 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

    ... for an employee selling electronics or mobile phones in bustling Mong Kok has hit HK$1 million, Cheung says, much higher than in quiet residential areas. They might receive three per cent of sales ...

  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

    ... Hongkongers, too. He did not elaborate. However, a member of a government committee studying population policy argued a tax could be a "smart move". "Mainlanders and foreign visitors ... was worth considering until the government had increased the city's capacity. He said it would be a "smart move" as it would help regulate the flow of day-trip visitors from ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Border malls make shopping easy for mainlanders, industry chief says

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 12:46pm

    ... start issuing smart-entry permit cards this quarter. Chips embedded in the cards would store the biometric information and Hong Kong entry permit of a mainland resident, Lai told the Legislative ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    New Chinese tourism rules promise politer visitors, but will they work?

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao, Teddy Ng

    ... or slurp noodles noisily inside an aircraft Do Use shower curtains in a hotel Keep quiet when waiting to board a plane Keep mobile phones turned off until the aircraft has come to a complete stop ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Fast action by tour organisers keeps Hong Kong tourists out of Egypt danger zone

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... Assistance to Hong Kong Residents hotline at +852 1868 or contact the Chinese embassy in Egypt on the 24-hour duty phone: +20 227380466 or +20 227363556. ...

  8. Business - Money - TOURISM

    Xu Zheng's 'Lost in Thailand' film spurs Chinese tourist boom

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Carl Berrisford

    ... direct air routes to Thailand from large mainland cities. Thailand has also made a smart move by offering mainland tourists tourist visas immediately on arrival without any need to pre-apply. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    US beefs up its system to make visa process easier

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by AMY NIP AND JOLIE HO

    ... expect it to get any faster. Announcing a new website and free phone service yesterday, US consular chief for the two cities, George Hogeman, said the visa application procedure would still take ... will be similar, applicants will be able to make appointments online or by speaking to a call centre agent via a free phone number. Paying fees and collecting visas will also be more convenient. Instead ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tour agency 3A Holidays slapped with suspension from regulator

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... director of the council, said: "Wong's daughter told me on the phone that her father was unwell and could not stand the pressure of appearing in public. Wong's daughter told me on the phone that her father was unwell and could not stand the pressure of appearing in public "A lawyer was appointed to represent the company, but he was overseas and could not attend ...




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