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  1. Business - Economy - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Hong Kong’s tourism policy should meet needs of visitors and residents

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:41am by Yvonne Liu

    ... to visit the city. Figures from the Hong Kong Tourism Board showed the growth rate in overnight visitor arrivals from the mainland declined for the third consecutive month in June. ... parks which were packed with mainland tourists during the summer. Hong Kong is still a popular destination for mainland tourists. But the government should review its tourism policy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1587688/hong-kongs-tourism-policy-should-meet-needs-visitors-and-residents
  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Former premier Zhu Rongji lifts lid on talks with CY Leung

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... of Leung Chun-ying, now Hong Kong's chief executive, on the core reform issues of land ownership and housing. Leung, then a young surveyor at British real estate firm Jones Lang Wootton, is the only Hong Kong politician mentioned in the book, but it is an indication of his close ties with the mainland. Zhu (pictured) has kept a low profile since he retired a decade ago and avoided ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1296275/zhu-rongji-lifts-lid-talks-cy-leung
  3. News - China

    Asset or liability? Beijing's decision on whistle-blower could seal Snowden's fate

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng and Zhang Hong

    ... national security, mainland observers say. But it will be handled in a low-profile manner to avoid upsetting the Sino-US relationship and being seen as meddling in Hong Kong affairs. Snowden's revelation, that the US government had been hacking into Hong Kong and mainland networks for years, had put Beijing in an awkward position, observers said. On the one hand, it hoped to extract ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1260304/beijing-weigh-snowdens-case
  4. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong needs new attractions, says tourism chief

    Posted May 08th 2013, 03:38pm by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Hong Kong should look into expanding the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens event and organising a large-scale cycling competition to attract more tourists, the new Tourism ... and a cycling competition on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge might be feasible after it opens in 2016. The board first hoped to organise a smaller-scale cycling event on the Tsing Ma Bridge next year, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1232991/hong-kong-needs-new-attractions-says-tourism-chief
  5. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Numbers aren't everything: the Japanese way of handling tourism at Unesco world heritage site Kumano Kodo

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Kong, which is trying to preserve its intangible cultural heritage. But Hong Kong shouldn't expect too much. "Mainland tourists don't care about Hong Kong's environment. ... repair volunteer three years ago. His work is among a number of initiatives aimed at shifting Kumano Kodo's focus from mere tourism to community-initiated heritage conservation. It has been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1587384/numbers-arent-everything-japanese-way-handling-tourism-unesco-world
  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong retailers advised to target smaller mainland cities

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Target smaller mainland cities for trade, shops told Hong Kong retailers have been encouraged to use online social media to lure more visitors from ... by those from tier-one cities. Nielsen's study also found that shopping remained the main reason for mainlanders to visit Hong Kong, with 90 per cent of survey respondents citing it. Visitors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1061915/hong-kong-retailers-advised-target-smaller-mainland-cities
  7. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Tourism Down Under is up and over

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Tourism Down Under is up and over The number of Hong Kong and mainland tourists heading to Australia hit record highs in the 12 months to June, new figures show. ... area. Hong Kong comes ninth in terms of the number of tourists to Australia and 10th when it comes to average spending. Yesterday, Tourism Australia launched a new partnership with Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585372/tourism-down-under-and-over
  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Government urged to consider impact of surging tourism on Hong Kong

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:00am by Amy Nip

    ... of shops selling cosmetics and personal-care products in Hong Kong has surged by 1,500 per cent in the 10 years mainlanders have been allowed to visit without joining tours, Legislative Council ... of mainland visitors in the market also leapt. In 2004, Hong Kong residents contributed almost 80 per cent of the HK$191.6 billion shopping expenditure. Mainland visitors added about 14 per cent. Ten ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1506926/government-urged-consider-social-impact-visitors
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Protect Hong Kong tourism from the stigma of bad manners

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 06:06pm by Kelly Yang

    ... why we're so angry over the urinating toddler. We like tourism. We want to protect it. We don't want urinating toddlers to get woven into the fabric of Hong Kong tourism. Kelly Yang ... of a mainland toddler urinating in a Hong Kong street went viral online, I was on a flight back to the city from a holiday in Hainan. My first reaction was relief; it was a pleasant reminder ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1499786/protect-hong-kong-tourism-stigma-bad-manners
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong guest-house owners say new licensing rules will run them out of business

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:20pm by Amy Nip

    ... tourism' Proposed changes to hostel licensing laws threaten the survival of Hong Kong's guest houses and will affect tourism in the city, guest-house operators say. In a special meeting ... the role of guest houses in developing the tourism industry before introducing a policy that has the potential to affect the market, they said. The government began reviewing the laws governing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590847/operators-guest-houses-say-planned-new-licensing-rules-will-run-them

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