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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Historic Shek Kip Mei Estate to open its doors to backpackers

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Candy Chan

    ... the building has 129 rooms including multi-bed dormitories and double rooms, a museum on public housing, communal space and an outdoor sitting area. The association said yesterday it would wait until ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    City's doors must remain open to tourists: Jack So

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Anita Lam

    ... periods such as the National Day Golden Week, Tam said, and that overwhelmed the city's transport networks and communal space available. "Mr So ignores local grievances," he said. ...

  9. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Mainland Chinese travel boom is a mixed blessing for Taiwan

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... businesses from tiny inns to big airlines have made space for more visitors, travel industry watchers say. Mainland arrivals to Taiwan are up 45 per cent from 2011. In 2008 only a trickle ...

  10. Business - Companies - TOURISM

    QE2 liner may return to Hong Kong as a floating hotel

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

    ... to 150 sq metres. There will 4,600 to 9,200 sq metres of retail space, featuring "luxury brands of European heritage", in addition to the ship's seven restaurants, two ballrooms ...




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