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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Government urged to consider impact of surging tourism on Hong Kong

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:00am by Amy Nip

    ... of shops selling cosmetics and personal-care products in Hong Kong has surged by 1,500 per cent in the 10 years mainlanders have been allowed to visit without joining tours, Legislative Council ... of mainland visitors in the market also leapt. In 2004, Hong Kong residents contributed almost 80 per cent of the HK$191.6 billion shopping expenditure. Mainland visitors added about 14 per cent. Ten ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1506926/government-urged-consider-social-impact-visitors
  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong retailers advised to target smaller mainland cities

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Target smaller mainland cities for trade, shops told Hong Kong retailers have been encouraged to use online social media to lure more visitors from ... by those from tier-one cities. Nielsen's study also found that shopping remained the main reason for mainlanders to visit Hong Kong, with 90 per cent of survey respondents citing it. Visitors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1061915/hong-kong-retailers-advised-target-smaller-mainland-cities
  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    CY Leung hints at new controls on Hong Kong’s growing tourism numbers

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 05:08pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Zhang Dejiang, Beijing's official in charge of Hong Kong affairs, urged the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office and the National Tourism Administration to work with Hong ... influx Leung hints at curbs on tourism numbers Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has hinted for the first time that his administration is considering controls on the number of tourists in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1464737/government-exploring-ways-control-citys-tourism-growth-says-chief
  4. 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

    ... attracted the ire of some Hongkongers, mainland visitors enjoyed their trips to Hong Kong last year more than in the year before, a new study shows. And they were not alone, according to Polytechnic ... transport links and high-end shops and would expect the same in Hong Kong, he said. The language barrier could also be a problem. Mainlanders, meanwhile, were likely to stay in cheap hotels ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561986/mainland-tourists-satisfaction-hong-kong-hits-five-year-record-study
  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Rooms at Disneyland’s third hotel to cost HK$2,000-3,000 per night

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 06:29pm

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Prices at planned 750-room project will be set between park's existing two hotels, hears Legislative Council Rooms at Hong Kong Disneyland’s planned third hotel ... would be profitable as it was seeking a HK$809 million loan from the Hong Kong government. We have conducted market analysis on the new project’s investment and return. Its [return] ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1434193/rooms-disneylands-third-hotel-cost-hk2000-3000-night
  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourism Board expects 59m visitors to Hong Kong this year, 45m from mainland

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 01:06pm by Amy Nip

    ... are related to tourism. We need to find a balance.” Facing a growing influx of visitors – projected by the government to reach 100 million a year in 2023 – it is necessary for Hong Kong to plan ahead ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Tourist numbers projected to continue growing, but at a slightly slower rate than last year, as city is urged to plan ahead Hong Kong will see about 59 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1430215/tourism-board-expects-59-million-visitors-hong-kong-45-million-mainland
  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Waiting times at Hong Kong theme parks rise as tourism increases

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 05:33am by Amy Nip

    ... Kong continues to rise, the biggest challenge for the city's theme parks is to ensure everyone has their share of fun without having to wait too long. Ocean Park and Hong Kong Disneyland saw their annual attendance figures exceed six million in 2012, but both had yet to reach their maximum capacity, a government assessment of Hong Kong's tourism capacity concluded. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1413797/waiting-times-hong-kong-theme-parks-rise-tourism-increases
  8. Business - Economy - TOURISM

    Channel mainland tourism, don’t shut it off

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

    ... mulling restraints on inbound tourism from the mainland- have been as spineless as they are likely to be ineffective. For most Hong Kong people, [the mainland’s rise] is the best thing that has ... increase in visitors to Hong Kong between 2003 and last year, and a threefold increase to Macau. But the impact on other regional tourism destinations is equally remarkable: mainland visitors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1535439/channel-mainland-tourism-dont-shut-it
  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists get fresh ways to sample Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Fresh ways for visitors to get a taste of the city Tourists tired of shopping till they drop in Hong Kong will soon be offered some unconventional ... to a world heritage site. They are among fresh packages to be put together by tour agencies and co-funded by the Tourism Board. Board executive director Anthony Lau Chun-hon said yesterday that seven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1138166/tourists-get-fresh-ways-sample-hk
  10. 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

    ... a meeting with mainland officials. However, the meeting reached no conclusions on the issue, he said. There have been reports Hong Kong intends to restrict visits by Shenzhen permanent residents ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539236/improvements-hong-kong-multi-entry-permits-eyed-greg-so-says-after

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