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  1. Banning private birth tourism will only damage Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland Leung Chun-ying wants to ban mainland mothers from giving birth in Hong Kong's private hospitals. He really hasn't thought this one through. On Monday, the incoming chief executive said he would forbid mainland mothers who were not married to Hong Kong residents from giving birth in the city's private hospitals next year. It's clear enough why he ...

  2. Ambassadors cherish role of promoting HK

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Marilyn Ma More than 200 young people have been appointed to help promote tourism in Hong Kong and overseas. Aged between 16 and 26, they are part of the Young Ambassadors Scheme jointly organised by the Tourism Commission and the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups. Of the 152 students selected as this year's representatives, 50 are studying abroad in countries including ...

  3. Shopping festival to make splash this year

    Posted May 14th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan More than 2,400 shops will extend their opening hours to 10pm or later during the Hong Kong Shopping Festival which starts next month. The Tourism Board says the festival, ... it is billed as the world's first show to have two projections of images on a 360-degree water screen. The images featured will mainly consist of Hong Kong scenes. The show, which will run three ...

  4. Number of convention visitors rises by 10pc

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... issue is especially important when the government is considering expanding the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre now.' ... but a lawmaker said more visitors would have come if the government had better facilities. According to the tourism board, of the 725,800 arrivals, more than 40 per cent came from the mainland- a 15 per ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong drops 3 places in tourism rankings

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... that Hong Kong was still near the top among major economies in the Asia-Pacific region. The city's travel and tourism competitiveness would get a boost, he added, from planned upgrades at the Ocean Park and Disneyland theme parks, and the opening of the cruise terminal in Kai Tak this year. Tourism in Hong Kong employs about 230,000 people and accounts for 4.5 per cent of gross ...

  6. Festivities for 10th anniversary of handover spur tourist arrivals

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Tourist arrivals in the first 25 days of last month rose 10.8 per cent compared to a year ago, with mainland visitor numbers jumping 15 per cent, the Hong Kong Tourism Board ... and tarnish Hong Kong's image. Tourism Board chairman James Tien Pei-chun said arrivals in July could reach some 2.42 million if the entire month enjoyed the same growth recorded so far. ...

  7. Have a nice stay

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This week, guests were evicted from a Hong Kong hotel after it was forced to shut abruptly. As a tourism hub, should the city be doing more to protect the interests of tourists? Write to us. ...

  8. Tourism boost for HK

    Posted Dec 25th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Two local students presented their ideas about the development of cultural tourism in Hong Kong in front of an international audience in Germany. Organised by the Global Travel ... of Cultural Tourism Development in Hong Kong', their proposal traced the origins of the city's cultural development. It introduced unique cultural attractions and outlined what ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Leung Chun-ying gets Shenzhen to delay issuing multi-entry permits

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on multi-entry permits A decision to give millions of non-permanent Shenzhen residents easier access to Hong Kong will not be implemented until the city has examined its capacity to receive more ... Kong from September 1 without returning to their home provinces. He said yesterday that for the first time, Hong Kong and mainland authorities had reached a consensus to take the city's ...

  10. Four more cities to join individual visit scheme

    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... to Hong Kong is not expected to be significant in the short term. The chief executive said the scheme would be extended to Chengdu, Jinan, Shenyang and Dalian. Last year Hong Kong hosted 4.2 ... and Shenyang have 5 million or 6 million people each. The chief executive of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, Eden Woon Yi-teng, said the scheme had proved a boon for the retail ...




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