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  1. News - World - TOURISM

    Backlash in Barcelona against tourist invasion

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:45am by AFP

    ... naked visitors cavorting in the streets, residents of one seaside neighbourhood in Barcelona are fighting back, complaining that the Spanish city has fallen victim to its own tourism success. ... in a supermarket there. Local families soon took to the streets themselves in angry demonstrations, condemning a mass tourism industry that they say packs visitors into cheap, unregulated rental flats ...

  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

    ... said. "The problem is very serious." Most unlicensed guest houses were found in the Yau Tsim Mong district. And at least seven out of 16 guest houses on Dundas Street in Mong Kok could ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Shopping mall wants to build Hong Kong's first zip line on The Peak

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:35pm by Amy Nip

    ... lines in the United States- at San Diego Wild Animal Park, Fremont Street in Las Vegas, Bootleg Canyon park in Nevada, and Venice Beach in California. In Hong Kong, Greenheart has proposed ...

  4. News - China Insider - TOURISM

    Great Wall pancake vendor quadruples prices for foreign customers

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 03:35pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... Olivia Rosenman olivia.rosenman@scmp.com Twitter: @olivesophierose A pancake vendor on the Great Wall has been caught inflating prices for foreigners to more than four times the price ... spot on the Great Wall. When one of the Germans ordered a pancake from a small stall, Lin was shocked when the vendor asked for 65 yuan (HK$83). The pancake, called a jiânbǐng (煎饼), ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mainland tourists’ satisfaction with Hong Kong hits four-year record, study finds

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 06:36pm by Amy Nip

    ... would affect satisfaction. But one thing that would have an impact, according to dean of tourism Professor Kaye Chon, was Occupy Central's plan to block streets in the heart of the city ...

  6. 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

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Couple arrested on suspicion of theft and assault A dispute between mainland Chinese tourists and locals over a toddler urinating in a Hong Kong street has ... couple, carrying their two-year old boy, locked in a fierce quarrel with two local Hong Kong young men, as one of whom took photos of the scene at Sai Yeung Choi Street South in Mong Kok. Watch ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Improvements' to Hong Kong multi-entry permits eyed, Greg So says after Beijing talks

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:25am by Emily Tsang and Phoenix Kwong

    ... numbers could reach 100 million by 2023, a big majority of them from the mainland. Rising visitor numbers have led to protests in Hong Kong about overcrowding on the streets and public transport ...

  8. Business - Economy - TOURISM

    Channel mainland tourism, don’t shut it off

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 11:31am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... manifestation of this- and this boom is just in its infancy. Our challenge is not to build a wall against it but to channel it as fluently as we can. For a measure of the sheer scale of the tourism ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    First drop in number of mainland visitors to Tuen Ng festival in three years

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 04:06am by Amy Nip and Jessie Lau

    ... overcrowding problem, he said. However, he added that the city needed "balanced development", asking: "Is it healthy for 80 per cent of shops on the street to be jewellery chains?" ...

  10. 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

    ... and gloom for high street travel agents. “Many traditional travel agencies have their bricks-and-mortar stores in residential areas and transportation hubs. Many consumers still find it convenient ...




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