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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must banish tourism rogues

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 02:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... a comeback. Despite a ban on such tours by a law introduced on the mainland in October, some people were given "vouchers" to join a four-day Hong Kong and Macau tour at a bargain price ... SCMP Editorial HK must banish tourism rogues Reputation is everything when it comes to tourism. The local industry learned a painful lesson when it struggled to clear its name as a tourist ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong benefits from stricter tourism law

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... it as a positive change, the industry feared it would make business difficult. As a popular destination for mainland travellers, Hong Kong is inevitably affected. The impact was felt as soon as the new ... thanks to an influx of solo tourists. Given the enormous potential arising from the mainland market, there is much to be gained by offering quality tour services. Hong Kong is not alone in tuning ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    With casino revenues falling, it's time for Macau to diversify its economy

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 06:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... cent year-on-year, the fifth straight monthly decline and the largest since the city began collecting data in 2005. But it was not unexpected. The downturn in mainland tourism to Hong Kong and Macau attributed to pro-democracy street protests in Hong Kong was a twist of the knife for an industry already reeling from other disincentives to gambling- President Xi Jinping's ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Making local Hong Kong a main tourist attraction

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to a public housing estate in southern Hong Kong Island. For foodies, there is nothing better than to sample some of the local specialities, such as shrimp roe noodles, steamed sugar pudding and salty ... rest on our laurels as a shopping and gourmet paradise. Thankfully, there is more to our city than just theme parks and shopping malls. More innovative ideas are needed to keep Hong Kong ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    City needs a statutory tourism authority more than ever

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... in tourism infrastructure, the industry in Hong Kong is still about shopping. A reputation for fair dealing established through generations of tourists must now be upheld with the biggest market ... if there was no real need for it, which would have pleased many vested interests in the industry. Any hope of that has surely been dashed by tales of the latest experiences of mainland visitors to Hong Kong ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Online rogues tarnish reputation of Hong Kong's travel industry

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 05:32am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for customers looking for reference and advice. The last thing Hong Kong wants is negative tourism publicity by word of mouth. ... The problem of misrepresented online sales also appears to be an issue of growing concern in Hong Kong. The Consumer Council had received 80 complaints against hotels and guest houses by the end ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong should look to Lantau for development

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui, at first glance, seems far-fetched. Lantau is much removed from the glitz and glamour of Hong Kong's famous shopping districts, literally as well as in terms ... dictated by ferry timetables. The decision to locate Hong Kong International Airport on its northern side necessitated bridges, road and rail links. That opened the way for expansion of Tung Chung ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Diners driving shark fin decline

    Posted Nov 28th 2014, 06:22am by SCMP Editorial

    ... reflected in numbers. According to a survey on local caterers by WWF Hong Kong, the volume of shark fin consumed last year dropped 47 per cent. This is in line with a decline in imports, down from ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Looming US rate rise spells trouble for Hong Kong households and firms

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 05:17am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Federal Reserve is expected to start raising interest rates sometime next year, so the dollar may still have a way to go. An improving US economy is a definite plus for Hong Kong's external ... SCMP Editorial Looming US rate rise spells trouble The mighty US dollar has gone from strength to strength. There are myriad reasons for this; some will have a direct impact on Hong ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Drugs a natural target in Beijing's war against corruption

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 04:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to many Hong Kong people who are said to cross the border to use drugs. Guangdong and Shandong provinces each have 10 cities among the 108 covered by the crackdown, according to state media- ...




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