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  1. Editor's picks: Fun watches

    Posted Nov 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Marina Kong

    ... Forget jelly shoes, this jelly watch made from silicone comes in an eye-popping shade of red. The strap is interchangeable so you can experiment with different colours. Time Only watch (HK$1,778) by Toywatch from Sogo, Causeway Bay, tel: 2831 8982 Get you ...

  2. 5 great: Watches

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Marina Kong

    ... This style immediately stands out for its bright colour and cool design. The transparent watch face reveals its inner mechanisms, while a rectangular piece of plastic fastens on top with four large Swarovski crystals. Adesso watch (HK$6,190) by VaBene fro ...

  3. Does Hong Kong Disneyland need expansion?

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Vincy Sun

    ... If the park became less attractive, it could have an impact on Hong Kong's vital tourism industry. It is important we do everything we can to boost tourism because of the financial crisis. ... to the business of Hong Kong Disneyland. As the Hong Kong government is one of the theme park's main stakeholders, how Disneyland performs matters to all of us, as we have invested a large amount ...

  4. Sustainability slow to take root

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... the master of social science in sustainable tourism explores how sustainable tourism could be implemented in Hong Kong and the mainland, with Chinese practices and case studies contrasted with those in the West. Lee said sustainable tourism was an area with great potential in Hong Kong. 'Contrary to the general impression, Hong Kong actually has a vast green area. Seventy per cent to 80 per ...

  5. TDC unveils fairs to boost tourism sector

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... economic environment. The three-day Hong Kong International Tea Fair and the four-day Lifestyle Showcase will run alongside the Food Expo and the International Conference and Exhibition ... had about 5 per cent fewer buyers. Despite signs of stabilisation in the economy, the downturn continues to depress demand, especially for luxury goods. Hong Kong relies on established markets ...

  6. Tourism chiefs to see 10pc cut in bonuses as visitor numbers fall

    Posted Jan 20th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Hong Kong Tourism Board's management will see at least a 10 per cent cut in their bonuses this year because of the worse-than-expected number of visitors and tourist ... of the assessment for discretionary performance pay, according to a source familiar with the situation. However, the number of visitors to Hong Kong only increased 4.7 per cent year on year last year ...

  7. Tourism and legal sectors applaud new Cepa pact

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Daniel Sin and Chloe Lai in Guangzhou Hong Kong's legal and tourism sectors welcomed measures that were announced yesterday to make it easier for them to do business on the mainland, ... nationals will be allowed to work as tour guides on the mainland, leading outbound tours to Hong Kong, Macau and elsewhere. Hong Kong Tourism Board chairman James Tien Pei-chun said the measure ...

  8. Caution urged over tourism fund

    Posted Mar 31st 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... to Hong Kong following the severe acute respiratory syndrome outbreak in 2003. Addressing concerns by Democrat Fred Li Wah-ming and other lawmakers at a Legislative Council economic development ... fears it will lead to a repeat of the HarbourFest fiasco. The Mega Events Fund, a tourism-boosting initiative proposed by the financial secretary in his budget speech last month, will allocate ...

  9. Tourism boss defends TST piazza plan

    Posted Aug 17th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The tourism commissioner has defended the plan to turn the Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry bus terminus into a piazza, saying there would be a new bus stop nearby and the terminus had no heritage value anyway. 'There will be a new covered bus stop outside the Cultural Centre, which is about one minute away from the Star Ferry pier,' Tourism Commissioner ...

  10. Lottery swindlers used Tourism Board logo to con overseas dupes

    Posted Nov 28th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A lottery scam that targeted Chinese in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore by using brochures with the logo of the Hong Kong Tourism Board has been broken up after police ... in Chinese and titled 'Hong Kong sightseeing tourism board'. Swindlers first made cold calls to would-be victims claiming they were doing a survey in order to obtain personal data ...




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