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  1. February's Hong Kong visitor numbers a record

    Posted Apr 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... month last year, the Hong Kong Tourism Board said. It was the highest number of visitors ever for February, the board said. In January 1.75 million visitors arrived. Visitor numbers in the first ... Kelvin Chan The number of visitors to Hong Kong in February was up 3.3 per cent from the year before, reaching a new record for the month, thanks to a recovery in long-haul travel ...

  2. Tourism chiefs wary in face of bird flu

    Posted Feb 13th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Tourism chiefs want a clearer picture to emerge on the spread of the bird flu virus before devoting resources to promote the 2006 Discover Hong Kong Year campaign to short-haul markets. 'There is growing concern about avian flu but we are more concerned about where it happens around the world,' Hong Kong Tourism Board executive director Clara Chong Ming-wah ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. National leaders too busy for HK conference

    Posted Jul 14th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... City's first major post-Sars event focuses on reviving tourism Top mainland leaders will be absent from a tourism conference in Hong Kong today and tomorrow, the city's first ... Frangialli said Sars had hit Asian tourism far more seriously than the war on Iraq and last year's Bali bombings. The organiser decided to have the conference held in Hong Kong since the city ...

  5. Tourism board turns a corner

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The Hong Kong Tourism Board's image of extravagance is fading, says newly reappointed chairman James Tien Pei-chun, who is planning to turn some popular projects ... and filled with a lot of ups and downs. He had to handle the damage to Hong Kong's reputation as a tourism destination after a CCTV report in 2007 alleged that a diamond pendant and a watch sold ...

  6. Tourism industry rebounds after Sars

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... The tourism industry in Hong Kong is steadily recovering from the Sars outbreak, as arrivals exceeded 720,000 last month, according to the latest figures released by the Tourism Board. ... stood at 34 per cent last month, while higher-tariff hotels fared slightly better. Many four-star hotels reported they were fully booked in the past week. Meanwhile, the Hong Kong Exhibition ...

  7. Sophisticated strategy needed to woo tourists

    Posted Jul 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a tourism revolution - provided Hong Kong plays it right. The individual trips are part of a pilot scheme which applies to four of the province's cities. But the relaxation in regulations ... but the setting up of tourism offices in mainland cities to promote Hong Kong as a holiday destination is also required. More thought should also be given to what mainlanders want. The DAB survey ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or farriers. Hopes high for tourism Hong Kong Tourism Board chairman James Tien Pei-chun said he was hoping for a pickup in visitor numbers in the fourth quarter to ease the impact of the swine flu ... Each-way bet on freedoms People perceive that their right to demonstrate has increased but press freedoms have decreased, according to a University of Hong Kong survey. The survey of 1,003 ...

  9. Hopeful signs with visitors up, bankruptcies down

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Despite the global credit crunch and worldwide economic downturn, the number of mainland and overseas people visiting Hong Kong during this year's Lunar New Year holidays jumped about 18 per cent from a year ago. From February 13 to 17, more than half a million visitors came to Hong Kong, with mainland arrivals up 16 per cent, Hong Kong Tourism Board chairman ...

  10. Labour Day holiday spending injected $3b into economy: HKRMA

    Posted May 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Meanwhile, the Tourism Board said it was planning another Hong Kong Shopping Festival from June 26 to August 31. The theme this year would be 'Late Night Shopping and Dining' to showcase ... encourage more mainland visitors. But he declined to estimate how much additional revenue they would bring to Hong Kong. The Tourism Board will announce details of the shopping festival next week. ...




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