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  1. Heritage first, then tourism

    Posted Nov 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the complex. The government has vowed to preserve the compound, saying it is an invaluable part of Hong Kong's heritage. Logically, one would expect the government to hold on to the property, ... on behalf of the public. If Hong Kong is to go down the path of sustainable development, we need more than new models for heritage projects- we need new institutions as guardian angels. Albert Lai ...

  2. Kevin Sinclair's Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hotels reflect the stature and culture of the cities they serve. Hong Kong is fortunate; our portfolio of glittering five-star hotels is about the best in the world. They are the gems of our tourism industry, icons of our success. Unfortunately, given the tearaway mentality of the city, some of our most splendid hostelries have very limited life spans. Money doesn't talk in Hong ...

  3. Eivissa

    Posted Dec 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dave Freidenrich 77 Wyndham Street, Central Tel: 2520 5818 The vibe: this slice of Balearic charm is a few steps away from the top of Pottinger Street and right across from the historic Central Police Station. Eivissa, the Catalan name for Spain's da ...

  4. Hong Kong needs infrastructure to stay world class

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

    ... their aspirations, values and identity. Public works therefore are essential to ensure that Hong Kong remains a world-class city. While a population forecast indicates slowing growth, the tourism industry ... be directed to the government's short-sighted measures to stem the budget deficit and so undermine the foundations of Hong Kong's aspirations, values and identity. RICHARD KO, honorary ...

  5. Top chefs and celebrities working up an appetite to promote HK

    Posted Mar 09th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... street parties, with music performances and tastings. The areas would be pedestrian-only zones, a Hong Kong Tourism Board spokesman said. In January, the board said it intended to spend HK$112.1 ... Allan Zeman who is meeting government and tourism officials tomorrow to discuss the event, said the government was looking at ways to enhance Hong Kong following the launch of the Michelin ...

  6. Luxury builder's bash in the sky

    Posted Jan 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clara Mak Habitat Property's Holiday Party Where: The Box, IFC When: November 26 What: Habitat property, an agency specialising in expat relocation and luxury investment properties in Hong Kong and Australia, threw a holiday party for its partnering developers. Guests were greeted with champagne and canapes while enjoying Hong Kong's extraordinary skyline from the top ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - GREAT STRIDES

    Great Strides: Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by TROY DE HAAS

    ... Troy de Haas healthpost@scmp.com On the home stretch Visitors to Hong Kong are usually familiar with the territory's food, shopping, high-density living and pollution. But few tourists- and even residents- think of Hong Kong as a running paradise. The fact is, wherever you are in this great city, you are just around the corner from a park or traffic-free running trail. ...

  8. 'Heritage sites must not be just for rich'

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Sha Tsui. The Tourism Commission will invite private developers to present proposals on turning the three heritage sites into new attractions. Central and Western district councillors said ... station is 139-years-old, the former magistracy is believed to have been built in 1847, and Victoria Prison was built in 1841. The councillors, who met Deputy Tourism Commissioner Duncan Pescod ...

  9. Save shareholders the trouble with veto of rail merger

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the public tourism sector and to ask if a city the size of Hong Kong needs both a tourism board and tourism commission. According to the Tourism Board's website, the two government bodies 'have distinctive but complementary roles'- with the board in charge of marketing and promoting Hong Kong and the Tourism Commission responsible for formulating policy and interacting ...

  10. Central, Hong Kong

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Billy Clarke Compass Offices- World Wide House Addresss 27/F, 19 Des Voeux Road Telephone +852 3796 7188 Se Sa Me Address 2/F, L Place, 139 Queen's Road Telephone +852 2870 2323 According to a recent announcement from global property consultancy Knight Frank, Hong Kong now boasts the most expensive prime office space in the world, with rates higher than those in London ...




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