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  1. News - World - TOURISM

    California adapting to rising tide of tourists from China- now 1.8m a year

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 03:26am by AP

    ... or rent cars to explore on their own. Others come in big groups, or on company-sponsored trips; a 7,000-strong contingent held a two-day meeting in southern California this year, then fanned out ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists at risk in thousands of illegal guest houses in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Ernest Kao and Amy Nip

    ... Ernest Kao and Amy Nip The city's poorest families are being squeezed out of a space to live in 20,000 beds that no one should sleep in Three in four of an estimated 2,800 guest ... competed head-on for space with many of the city's lowest income households. "The impact of guest house operations is directly felt by this most vulnerable group," states ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Royal Caribbean shows faith in Kai Tak Cruise Terminal with new sailings

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Amy Nip

    ... the number of cruises it operates from the facility. The space-age terminal on the former airport site was hailed as a huge boost to tourism but has been little used, prompting concerns ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong travellers warned to avoid protests as martial law declared in Thailand

    Posted May 20th 2014, 11:24am by Ada Lee

    ... to crowded areas,” Tung said. Lai Tung-kwok, the secretary for security, said on Tuesday that for now the situation on the ground in Thailand remained normal, and that there is sufficient space ...

  5. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Travel trade calls for shake-up to meet mainland China tourist boom

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:38am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... The Chinese are coming From Auckland to Angkor Wat, Chinese tourists are exploring the world in numbers that has the travel industry rushing to lay out the welcome mat. The challenge remains whether ... of duty-free shops and exploring ways to let visitors reclaim an 8 per cent sales tax at the airport or other locations, said Ryoichi Matsuyama, the president of the Japan National Tourism ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - TOURISM

    Malls look to diversify as numbers of non-mainland tourists grow

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 02:30pm by Peggy Sito

    ... travellers. Smith said it was important to explore other potential sources of tourists. "We believe that in addition to Russia and India, the numbers of tourists from Taiwan and South Korea ...

  7. News - China Insider - TOURISM

    Hongkongers clash with mainland parents after toddler urinates in Mong Kok street

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 05:41pm by Chris Luo

    ... a public toilet in a short space of time was over the top. A number of others even questioned if the photographers could be accused of taking indecent pictures of a young child. But still many ...

  8. 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

    ... space could be found for shops, rents would skyrocket but there would be little competition to hire staff and no need to pay them more. A government report earlier this year found that tourism ...

  9. News - World - TOURISM

    Royal Caribbean cuts cruise short due to outbreak of gastrointestinal illness

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 08:48am by AP

    ... and crew members suffered a gastrointestinal illness. The Miami company made the announcement after officials from the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) boarded the Explorer ... to the US. It said a full sanitisation programme would be carried out after the Explorer of the Seas reached its home port tomorrow. Janet Diaz, a company spokeswoman, said CDC representatives ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists become tailors in scheme to revive Hong Kong’s ailing industry

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 11:02am by LO WEI

    ... of setting up a tailoring business to provide a better working environment for veteran tailors and seamstresses, many of whom were toiling away in dark, cramped spaces and receiving unstable incomes. ...




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