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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong doesn't have the capacity to allow more visitors, says green advocate

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Kristie Wong

    ... Amy Nip and Kristie Wong HK at breaking point, expert says There are worrying signs that Hong Kong's tourism appeal is stronger than its capacity to accommodate visitors, according to standards adopted overseas. With 4.1 million potential new tourists knocking on Hong Kong's door in Shenzhen, Roy Tam Hoi-bong, of the environmental organisation Green Sense, says ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1031823/hong-kong-doesnt-have-capacity-allow-more-visitors-says-green
  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    New Shenzhen permit rules create fears over Hong Kong visitor flood

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... the individual visit scheme over the past five years," Leung said. The Hong Kong Tourism Board welcomed the potential boost to visitor numbers. But Michael Wu Siu-ying, chairman of the Travel ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com New permit rules for border city's non-permanent residents could put more strain on Hong Kong's transport and resources, say experts FEARS OVER ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1022758/new-shenzhen-permit-rules-create-fears-over-hong-kong-visitor-flood
  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Talks to discuss influx of visitors to Hong Kong from Shenzhen

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip, He Huifeng

    ... Amy Nip and He Huifeng But public security bureau says it will stick to plan to allow 4.1m more to make multiple visits Talks to discuss influx of visitors from Shenzhen Hong Kong ... residents of Shenzhen to make multiple visits to Hong Kong. This has sparked demands from Hong Kong to postpone the change, with critics saying it will overwhelm infrastructure. The source did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1026645/talks-discuss-influx-visitors-hong-kong-shenzhen
  4. Tourism needs to strike right balance

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... With tourism one of the world's fastest growing industries, no one wants to miss out. For decades, it has been an economic lifeline for Hong Kong's retail, hotel, transport ... the scheme should the local economy take a turn for the worse. Historically, Hong Kong's tourism thrives on openness and hospitality. There is no reason why we should not open our door ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007587/tourism-needs-strike-right-balance
  5. Birth tourism ban makes a nonsense of government plans

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland I am not sure about mainland mums flooding into Hong Kong's maternity wards. But the invective certainly flooded into my e-mail inbox yesterday after I suggested that incoming chief executive Leung Chun-ying has not fully thought out his proposed ban on mainlanders giving birth in Hong Kong's private hospitals. To judge from some of the more immoderate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998635/birth-tourism-ban-makes-nonsense-government-plans
  6. Mega fund proposals to put priority on tourism

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Non-profit organisations are likely to be offered money from a multimillion-dollar government fund to stage events aimed at bringing tourists to Hong Kong ... the bierfest, Thailand has the songkran festival and Brazil the carnival. What does Hong Kong have, actually?' The scope of events eligible for subsidies would widen, with applications to hold beer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996732/mega-fund-proposals-put-priority-tourism
  7. Solution to birth tourism promised

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... giving birth here might have before it decides whether to seek a reinterpretation of or amendment to the Basic Law. Zhu, who was in the city to attend a reception of the Federation of Hong Kong ... Chi-yuen said the city's government had proposed to Guangdong that they co-operate to stamp out the middlemen and agencies that arrange for pregnant mainlanders to come to Hong Kong. Tam said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991952/solution-birth-tourism-promised
  8. Tourism Board expects 40m visitors this year, a rise of 10pc

    Posted Jan 19th 2011, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... in mainland visitors, Tien said the currency also helped to boost tourism. 'The depreciation of the Hong Kong dollar against major currencies, such as the Japanese yen, also helps in attracting ... Hong Kong WinterFest staged in Statue Square. The city's tourism sales figures for last year also paint a rosy picture, with overnight visitors' spending per capita increasing 16 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/736074/tourism-board-expects-40m-visitors-year-rise-10pc
  9. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Time to revisit the so-called benefits of tourism

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... in Hong Kong and the rules of totting up tourism's contribution to the economy, say you, must then deduct the costs of the relevant imports. There goes the bulk of the HK$133 billion spent ... immediately deduct HK$52 billion in international transport costs for tourists. We, the people of Hong Kong, own no airlines, passenger ships or cross-border bus companies and we do not get any ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1056608/time-revisit-so-called-benefits-tourism
  10. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Mar 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... They flushed the scheme down their famous $38 million gold toilet, saying they attracted 5,000 visitors a day and did not need QTS. I tend to agree with their opinion. The Hong Kong Tourism ... boasts the most expensive loo in the universe, was disbarred when 40 customers complained they had been harassed by staff and prevented from leaving the shop. The Hong Kong Tourism Board for once ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492937/kevin-sinclairs-hong-kong

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