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  1. 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 ...

  2. Schoolgirl duped into joining bogus tour

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Dennis Eng

    ... Clifford Lo and Dennis Eng A Form Four schoolgirl was duped into paying HK$500 to join a 10-day study tour to Shanghai the swindlers claimed was organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, ... Chai at 8am. The Tourism Board issued a warning that it never organises overseas tours or profit-making activities. The teenager told police she e-mailed an entry in a writing competition ...

  3. tony blackburn drops into 1 / 5

    Posted Sep 15th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... There was a last-minute addition to the guest line-up last Thursday at Deano Martino, the jazz and swing lounge night at 1 / 5 in Wan Chai. British legend, 60-something Tony Blackburn, swung by with a group of other DJs on a media tour arranged by the Hong Kong Tourism Board. When asked to play, Blackburn declined, saying he was happy to just take photos. Tony (second from ...

  4. Exhibitions add HK$26.4b to public coffers

    Posted Aug 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), the Hong Kong Tourism Board and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (TDC). Hong Kong's booming market for conventions, trade shows and corporate meetings ... Neil Gough Hong Kong's exhibition industry made direct and indirect contributions to the economy worth HK$26.4 billion last year, according to a new study commissioned by several ...

  5. Sphere of influence

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... business, a natural progression from the previous five years of travelling between jobs. 'I wanted to publish my own books with the objective of promoting cultural tourism outside Hong ... sympathetic lens. See The World, 3/F-4/F, The Atrium, Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. July 17-August 9. Inquiries: 2582 0200 ...

  6. Taxpayer to foot bill for fireworks

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... That led to a frenzied search for new sponsors by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, Anthony Lau Chun-hon, the board's executive director, said yesterday. 'Time was tight, so my colleagues had ... buildings on Hong Kong Island. An LED display on Two IFC will count down the last minute of this year, then the fireworks will run for four minutes. A Tourism Board spokeswoman said good vantage ...

  7. talk back

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

    ... the appearance and designs of the compact streets in Hong Kong cannot be changed in a short time, imposing compulsory ventilation measures on new developments is the only way to really improve ... achieve with this additional funding? Most people in Hong Kong do not know Mr Li except for the fact that he is a wealthy, successful businessman. Many (especially in the Chinese culture) see ...

  8. Welcome signs of a cultural rebirth

    Posted Sep 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... just lift the spirits of some diners and a few restaurant owners. In one of our tourism board's campaigns, Hong Kong is dubbed the City of Life. Now, perhaps, is our chance to prove it. ... along. This is exactly what we have in the case of outdoor dining in Hong Kong. As we reported yesterday, the government is receiving and approving dozens of applications from restaurants to set ...

  9. Chef's garnishes land him in soup

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the world. The Hong Kong Tourism Board has assigned a French cooking school to look for all the necessary raw materials. It hopes that the event can solidify the city's reputation as a gourmet ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com One of four Hong Kong chefs heading for a prestigious international wine festival in France says he is finding it difficult to get a key garnish ...

  10. Vice girls peddling cocaine in disco

    Posted Jul 31st 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... and a number of prostitutes claimed these could easily be extended by leaving and coming back. Visitor arrival statistics from the Hong Kong Tourism Board show arrivals from South America have soared ... and Ecuador and plied their trade in Hong Kong after arriving on three-month tourist visas. They said the drugs were at a secure location close to the club and could be delivered within 10 minutes. ...




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