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  1. Talkback

    Posted Apr 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... How can Hong Kong's tourism image be improved? As a member of the travel and tourism industry, I would like to comment on the recent scandal involving local shops selling fakes ... pillars of Hong Kong's economy. Although the so-called zero-fee tours may be deemed by many to be a tourism scourge dating back just one or two years, they are in fact a problem that has been ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong tourists are gradually returning to Manila

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... to the tragedy. The Philippines' Department of Tourism said Hong Kong accounted for 57,790 of the 2.14 million visitors from January to June, a rise of 2.36 per cent from the same period last year. In the first six months of 2010- before the August 23 incident- 71,867 visitors from Hong Kong were recorded. The tourism department noted that the number of visitors from mainland China to Manila rose ...

  3. Tourism reform: money well spent

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... three years is too slow. A quicker timetable is definitely needed. Meanwhile, the industry has to shape up and avoid abusive practices like forced shopping. Tourism is one of Hong Kong ... Hong Kong prides itself as a wonderful travel destination that offers world-class tourist attractions, a wide range of international cuisine and value-for-money shopping. But this fine ...

  4. High costs dampen HK's cosmetic surgery appeal

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... treatments. The term medical tourism was coined by travel agencies and the media to describe the rapidly growing trend for travelling overseas for health care. Cosmetic surgery at Hong Kong ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Hong Kong's cosmetic surgery industry could soon find itself in need of a facelift, as services in other Asian countries prove more affordable. High ...

  5. HKYAF project gives youths an insight into tourism industry

    Posted Jan 28th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui To give teenagers a better understanding of the tourism industry, the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKYAF) has organised a learning project. The 'Youth Tourist ... 20 teenagers after a series of selection tests. Tourism is one of the major industries in Hong Kong. The aim of the project is not only to give a clear vision of the industry to teenagers, ...

  6. Tourism industry's problems can be solved only by a statutory body

    Posted Apr 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... so badly. The tourism industry is a vital source of income for Hong Kong and self-regulation is not working. The government must play a more prominent role. The council has been criticised ... be given the power to set a minimum charge for inbound tours and a salary for guides. Tourism is one of Hong Kong's key industries and the government has a responsibility to ensure that a high ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... servants might cut into Hong Kong's competitiveness. Call for co-operation on tourism Shao Qiwei, chairman of the China National Tourism Administration, told a tourism forum in Hong Kong ... cent decline year on year. Civil servants' pay rise opposed The Federation of Hong Kong Industries voiced opposition to a pay rise for civil servants, while questioning the accuracy ...

  8. career tracker

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... a graduate of Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne, is an Asian hospitality industry veteran. He has served on the advisory board of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at the Hong Kong Polytechnic ... in re-engineering organisations. She holds a doctorate degree in business administration from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and a master's degree in business administration from City University ...

  9. Tough mission for Albania's diplomat

    Posted Jan 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... choice for trading and tourism,' he said Mr Wong remains hopeful of increasing tourism from Hong Kong to Albania, adding that he was lobbying for visa-free status for Hong Kong citizens. He ... in the Balkans.' Albania is trying to expand its foothold in Asia by establishing diplomatic missions in Hong Kong and Macau. The official opening ceremony of the Hong Kong consulate at the end of next ...

  10. Bligh highlights city's importance to Queensland

    Posted Jun 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of economic growth'. In a new initiative, Tourism Queensland is promoting the state as a short-break destination for Hong Kong travellers. An A$80,000 joint project with Cathay Pacific and Gold Coast Tourism aims to encourage Hong Kong tourists to visit the region. 'In the year ending March 2011, 39,000 Hong Kong visitors spent 694,000 nights in Queensland,' Bligh said. ...




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