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  1. Pollution clouds future of Hong Kong tourism

    Posted Mar 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A poll of tour guides by Friends of the Earth revealed that visitors to Hong Kong complained about air pollution ('Bad air spells threat to tourism', SCMP, March 20). Some visitors said they were unlikely to return. In the long term, this will hurt tourism. But it's hard to find a solution. There are fewer factories in Hong Kong now, but we can't stop ...

  2. Why has government dropped the ball on its transport policy?

    Posted May 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... At the weekend, the situation is no better in leisure areas. The traffic out to Sai Kung and around the south side of Hong Kong Island is horrendous. The sad thing about this is that the very people who ... high. One problem is that cars are too cheap to own and run. Allowing so many people to own cars is causing Hong Kong to choke on its own fumes and clogging roads at peak times. Diesel vans ...

  3. Eco-tourism warrior

    Posted Jul 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Ken Ching See-ho is founder and director of the Eco-education and Resources Centre, an organisation aimed at promoting eco-tourism in Hong Kong. He is also director of EcoTour ... day tour that any tour operator can arrange. We had to explain to people the importance of protecting the beautiful ecology in Hong Kong. How do you see eco-tourism developing in Hong Kong ...

  4. Intensive development of the harbourfront would be bad

    Posted Dec 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is a curse on our city. It sends thousands of people to the hospital every year, some to their deaths. It is driving away talent that Hong Kong needs and affecting our tourism industry. Hong Kong's air pollution should be tackled at source. It is caused by intensive high-rise development which blocks air-flow, attracts more people and generates more traffic to the already crowded ...

  5. A green approach to eco-tourism

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... it is important to protect nature while developing eco-tourism in Hong Kong. And the key to this is the education of tour guides and visitors. 'Environmental conservation should always take ... Elaine Yau Eco-tours may be big business, but environmental protection should not be neglected Dotted with glitzy skyscrapers and swanky hotels, Hong Kong's famous skyline is featured ...

  6. Does tourism bring more damage than economic benefits?

    Posted May 26th 2010, 12:00am by Matthew Murchie, Ronald Ling

    ... and environment. Ronald Ling Pak-ki, 20, University of Hong Kong Tourism is one of the most important industries that supports a country's economic development. Hong Kong relies heavily on the tourism ... I think pollution is mainly caused by locals, and Hong Kong being a multicultural city, we should learn to appreciate foreign cultures. Today, we can travel to nearly every destination ...

  7. Historic Peak house unearthed

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

    ... might prompt the improvement project?to undergo a change of scope?. Officials are to release further details later on Wednesday. The news comes at a time when Hong Kong?s community ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 2.29pm: Workers renovating an area for tourism on the Peak have discovered a site believed to be the summer residence of former British governors built a century ...

  8. Green fingers

    Posted Dec 13th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... with other companies, I help design camping trips and set up conservation projects on Lantau. YP: Do you think Hong Kong has the potential to develop eco-tourism? M: Hong Kong has a quarter of a million plant species, 400 of which are native species. In comparison, the whole of UK has only 33 native plants. Hong Kong also has a sub-tropical climate which is conducive to the development ...

  9. Hong Kong's islets remain untouched due to physical constraints on development

    Posted Dec 12th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun More than 200 uninhabited islands in Hong Kong remain deserted and the government has shown no intention of exploiting their commercial value. Hong Kong comprises around 260 ... by the mainland to encourage commercial development on uninhabited islands, the Hong Kong government has shown little interest in such a plan, citing a number of constraints. These mainly include a lack ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Nov 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to stop Mr Choi's supporters shouting slogans in no-canvassing zones. Tourism Board wins British award The Hong Kong Tourism Board's UK office has been voted best Asia-Pacific tourist ... Kitty Hawk's entry into harbour delayed by 'technical issues' Eight thousand US sailors expecting to spend Thanksgiving in Hong Kong were still on their ships yesterday, ...




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