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  1. Should Hong Kong build more museums?

    Posted Aug 13th 2007, 12:00am by Phoenix Lee, Wong Hei

    ... museums would help Hong Kong both culturally and economically. Museums can help boost tourism. Museums are expensive to build, but profits can be made from admission fees and the sale ... Nicholas Wong Hei, Phoenix Lee Ching-kwan Nicholas Wong Hei, 17 Sing Yin Secondary School Building more museums in Hong Kong would be a waste of resources. As it is, the existing museums ...

  2. Fakes scandal expected to slash tour numbers

    Posted Apr 06th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... by the council will be publicised on the China National Tourism Association website starting this month. Last May, 1,045,744 mainland tourists visited Hong Kong, of whom 473,611 travelled independently of tour groups, the Hong Kong Tourism Board reported. ...

  3. Arrivals indicate scam fallout over, says tourism chief

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... 10th anniversary. The total number of visitors during the period increased by 6 per cent to roughly 330,000, Hong Kong Tourism Board chairman James Tien Pei-chun said. Last year, July arrivals ... at the Ngong Ping 360 attraction on Lantau but is confident tourists will continue to visit Hong Kong. The service was suspended indefinitely after a cable car cabin crashed to the ground during tests ...

  4. Tourism depends on untarnished reputation

    Posted Apr 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's international reputation as a shopping paradise depends on trust and we should rightly be concerned whenever there is even a hint that it has been eroded. Claims that two jewellery shops sold mainland tourists items that were not as they were advertised must therefore be fully investigated. The Hong Kong Tourism Board has rightly been quick to start this process, ...

  5. Tourism for today

    Posted Apr 16th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... villagers? The question has dogged Roger Harris, a Hong Kong-based British information technology expert, on his many trips to Asia. While enthralled by the charms of indigenous Asian villages, Dr ... Elaine Yau Tourism brochures advertising Asian countries often feature young dancers wearing traditional costumes and musicians playing native instruments. Countries such as Malaysia ...

  6. Leadership exodus hits tourism board

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... Kevin Sinclair and Prudence Lui Lai-kuen Industry on tenterhooks as replacements for top officials still not known The Hong Kong Tourism Board has been hit by a wave of resignations of top ... Ka-yan. After 20 years with the tourism promotion body and its predecessor, the Hong Kong Tourism Association, Ms Lee quietly resigned last October. Her resignation has not been officially ...

  7. Big breaks going in tourism sector

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... students with comprehensive and the most updated knowledge in the hospitality industry, the Hong Kong Management Association offers an advanced diploma in hospitality and casino management. ... for success in the hospitality industry, many private institutions, Hong Kong universities and teaching institutions in Macau offer a range of undergraduate programmes. Hotel groups, including ...

  8. Tien set to head tourism body

    Posted Mar 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Hong Kong Tourism Board after Donald Tsang Yam-kuen wins an expected second term in Sunday's chief executive election. Two sources familiar with the situation said the government had ... The Tourism Board, a government-subsidised body, was founded in April 2001. It spends more than HK$100 million each year to market and promote Hong Kong as a destination worldwide. However, critics ...

  9. Tourism chief wants cheaters banned from the retail business

    Posted Apr 09th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Retailers who repeatedly cheat tourists should be banned from the industry, the tourism chief has said. James Tien Pei-chun, chairman of the Hong Kong Tourism Board, made ... the mainland's tourism market was very immature, but was developing rapidly. 'Hong Kong travel agents offer many low-budget package tours to other countries, but we do not experience the problems we ...

  10. Sun Yat-sen trail reopens with high hopes for tourism

    Posted Jul 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the University of Hong Kong in Bonham Road recalls how Sun, an HKU alumnus, declared that 'Hong Kong and the University of Hong Kong are my intellectual birthplace' when he visited ... religious and political activities during his nine years in Hong Kong. It begins at HKU's Loke Yew Hall and passes 13 historical sites with 15 information plaques before ending ...




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