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  1. Sketch of hill rape suspect released

    Posted Jun 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Police release a sketch of the man accused of beating and raping two British tourists at Tai Mo Shan on Sunday, as the police commissioner warns the incident might harm tourism in Hong Kong if not solved quickly. Full report - C1 ...

  2. Tourism campaign has yet to flower

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... of CitySeen's companions was handed a small yellow plastic flowerpot holding a green plastic flower. The words 'A Hospitable Hong Kong' were emblazoned on the flower, along with the Tourism Commission's logo. Curious, we called the commission to find out more. A spokeswoman told us it was all part of a scheme to promote an image of Hong Kong as a hospitable place by getting young ...

  3. Police to probe Clara Chong medical case

    Posted May 01st 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng and Eva Wu Ex-Tourism Board chief faces insurance plan investigation Clara Chong Ming-wah, the former Hong Kong Tourism Board executive director at the centre of a medical insurance plan controversy, is facing a police investigation after the government passed the case to the authorities yesterday. The Tourism Commission said it had referred the matter to law ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong benefits from stricter tourism law

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... it as a positive change, the industry feared it would make business difficult. As a popular destination for mainland travellers, Hong Kong is inevitably affected. The impact was felt as soon as the new ... thanks to an influx of solo tourists. Given the enormous potential arising from the mainland market, there is much to be gained by offering quality tour services. Hong Kong is not alone in tuning ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong drops 3 places in tourism rankings

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... that Hong Kong was still near the top among major economies in the Asia-Pacific region. The city's travel and tourism competitiveness would get a boost, he added, from planned upgrades at the Ocean Park and Disneyland theme parks, and the opening of the cruise terminal in Kai Tak this year. Tourism in Hong Kong employs about 230,000 people and accounts for 4.5 per cent of gross ...

  6. Complaints up from solo travellers

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip and Clifford Lo Solo travellers from the mainland are flooding Hong Kong's consumer watchdog with complaints of over-the-counter sharp practices. While the Consumer Council ... 'The number of complaints from mainland tourists increased because more of them are coming to Hong Kong. Shops also adopted problematic sales tactics,' council chairman Anthony Cheung ...

  7. 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, ...

  8. In Brief

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

    ... of Asia Pacific development for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, said. Mr Wing, chairman of Hong Kong International Theme Parks board, also said in Beijing on Sunday the focus for the moment was on the expansion and development of Hong Kong Disneyland. Jasmine Wang ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Dealing with tourist influx requires joined-up thinking

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by B. C. LO

    ... This requires adopting a more co-ordinated approach to promoting the city overseas. The problem faced by Lantau tourism operators brings this to the fore. Currently, a visitor wishing to go to Hong Kong ... B.C. Lo B.C. Lo says Hong Kong must adopt a more joined-up approach to cope with the influx of mainland visitors, including creating a more even spread among attractions with flexible ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Leung Chun-ying gets Shenzhen to delay issuing multi-entry permits

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on multi-entry permits A decision to give millions of non-permanent Shenzhen residents easier access to Hong Kong will not be implemented until the city has examined its capacity to receive more ... Kong from September 1 without returning to their home provinces. He said yesterday that for the first time, Hong Kong and mainland authorities had reached a consensus to take the city's ...




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