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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Curbs on mainland tourist numbers may backfire on Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 04:25am by Regina Ip

    ... the numbers be cut, to appease the "anti-locusts" crowd? Or should they risk a sharp downturn in mainland tourism at a time when Hong Kong's economic growth is heading south, with all ... on the relationship between mainland China and Hong Kong, whether the quota for individual mainland Chinese tourists visiting Hong Kong should be cut by 20 per cent. The suggestion immediately triggered howls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1574242/curbs-mainland-tourist-numbers-may-backfire-hong-kong
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Protect Hong Kong tourism from the stigma of bad manners

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 06:06pm by Kelly Yang

    ... why we're so angry over the urinating toddler. We like tourism. We want to protect it. We don't want urinating toddlers to get woven into the fabric of Hong Kong tourism. Kelly Yang ... of a mainland toddler urinating in a Hong Kong street went viral online, I was on a flight back to the city from a holiday in Hainan. My first reaction was relief; it was a pleasant reminder ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1499786/protect-hong-kong-tourism-stigma-bad-manners
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1466559/hong-kong-must-banish-tourism-rogues
  4. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong needs leadership to help its people cope with rising tourism

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 04:20am by LETTERS

    ... We need leadership to help our city cope with madding crowd It is obvious to everyone that, indeed, there are far too many visitors coming to Hong Kong from the mainland. Our once ... and streets are now in a very bad state. Spitting is also on the rise. It is understandable that many Hong Kong people are frustrated. We have to go about our daily lives as normal, but are faced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1436574/hong-kong-needs-leadership-help-its-people-cope-rising-tourism
  5. Comment - Blogs

    Sasa vs Stanley Park: Can Vancouver stay true to itself as Chinese tourism booms?

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 08:41am by Ian Young

    ... to respond to so many Chinese holidaymakers? Should Vancouver follow Hong Kong’s lead by going all-out to cater to them in the highest numbers possible- Sasa, milk-powder, and all ... passengers are just as likely to be affluent young families with children, or independent travellers. The guest profile for O’Neil’s 32-year-old business and Vancouver’s tourism industry as a whole ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1562049/sasa-vs-stanley-park-can-vancouver-stay-true-itself-chinese-tourism
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Limiting mainland visitors counters Hong Kong's open doors policy

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 05:18pm by SHIRLEY YUEN

    ... people who also shop whilst they are in Hong Kong. We need to balance the needs of tourists and residents, against the contribution of retail and tourism. For instance, in response to the rapid ... Shirley Yuen Shirley Yuen says discouraging mainland visitors constitutes trade protectionism and discrimination, which could damage Hong Kong's economy and its international standing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1561935/limiting-mainland-visitors-counters-hong-kongs-open-doors-policy
  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Land-hungry tourism a 'pillar' that short changes Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 12:53am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... a 'pillar' that short changes Hong Kong [Secretary for Development Paul] Chan called for a thorough review of the development of the tourism industry. "Where should it stand among other ... detailed studies of how important tourism really is to the Hong Kong economy but, on a net basis, I would think it contributes little more than 2.5 per cent of GDP, rather than 12.5 per cent, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1411277/land-hungry-tourism-pillar-short-changes-hong-kong
  8. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Let the Hong Kong taxpayer off the hook for a new runway, please

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 12:25am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the issues. Here is an example: "Besides, it would be inconvenient and time-consuming if travellers had to use [Pearl River Delta] airports instead of our own airport in Hong Kong." I agree. ... the convenience, shouldn't you be the one who pays the price? Why should the Hong Kong taxpayer pay it for you? The issue here is not primarily the Chinese white dolphins (CWDs, as these sponsored ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1571636/let-hong-kong-taxpayer-hook-new-runway-please
  9. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong tourism must move to next level

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 05:01am by LETTERS

    ... Time for tourism to move beyond the individual visit idea Since its launch in 2003, the individual visit scheme has brought about a boost to Hong Kong's economy. Led by tourism ... of individual visitors. Hong Kong's ability to absorb so many tourists has reached a bottleneck. It must figure out an appropriate approach to strive for more high value-added visitors and expand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1363746/hong-kong-tourism-must-move-next-level
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    What Thailand's deeply divided society can teach Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:26am by Bernard Chan

    ... The overseas press criticise military rule, while most of the Bangkok middle class strongly support it. Compared to Thailand, Hong Kong is not as badly divided as it seems. Economically, much of our ... "referendum" and signature campaign of Occupy Central and the Alliance for Peace and Democracy respectively. Compared with Thailand, we have a fairly cohesive society. Hong Kong is luckier than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1558039/what-thailands-deeply-divided-society-can-teach-hong-kong

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