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  1. No wiggle room in pricing policy

    Posted Jan 01st 2005, 12:00am by David Marsh

    ... David Marsh in Hanoi There is no argument: the time-honoured practise of haggling over prices is dying. Ho Chi Minh City tourism officials have introduced a new quality assurance programme ... tourism department. 'Fixed prices are the most important part of our programme.' As in much of Asia, customer-vendor negotiation has been the key method of establishing selling prices ...

  2. City in huge fund-raising push

    Posted Dec 31st 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu, Vivienne Chow

    ... New Year countdown events will become donation drives There will be no fireworks over Victoria Harbour tonight to welcome in the New Year, while numerous countdown events will turn into donation drives for tsunami victims as the city braces for one of its largest fund-raising efforts. The Tourism Commission yesterday announced that the nightly Symphony of Lights pyrotechnic ...

  3. Changi airport handles a record 30m passengers as air travel rises

    Posted Dec 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... nation's Transport Minister Yeo Cheow Tong, said. That exceeds the airport's target of between 29 million and 30 million passengers for the year. Singapore benefits from tourism as spending ...

  4. Official inaction is chipping away one of our four pillars

    Posted Dec 31st 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... and private, centred on the levy's potential impact on tourism and retail sales. Yet the industry that will probably suffer the greatest from the application of a 5 per cent GST would ...

  5. A year of golden promise

    Posted Dec 31st 2004, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... are the retail and tourism sectors, which experienced a revival of business as mainland tourists filled hotel rooms and flocked to restaurants and shopping malls. Connie Bolland, Economist Corporate ... in yellow gold and popular, mass-market clothing chains- seized the opportunity to welcome transactions in the Chinese currency. But the mainland tourism bandwagon seemed to benefit only the luxury ...

  6. Record number of arrivals in November

    Posted Dec 31st 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... the Tourism Board said last month's figure had topped the previous record, made last year, by 15.8 per cent. 'In total, Hong Kong welcomed 19.7 million [visitors] in the first 11 months ... Tourism Board's target of 21.36 million,' the board said, adding that it believed the number of arrivals in December would surpass those in November. But the board's executive ...

  7. What's On

    Posted Dec 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Square in Central today at 8.30pm and 11pm, respectively. Both events will feature an array of family entertainment and live shows. For more information, call the Hong Kong Tourism Board on 2508 ...

  8. Export growth seen halving to 8pc

    Posted Dec 30th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... exporters, he said. In addition, their consumption patterns were shifting from basic consumer durables to housing, cars and higher-end services such as tourism, entertainment, insurance and health ... cent of Hong Kong's total trade between January and October, consumed largely semi-processed goods, raw materials and machinery, he said. 'The catastrophe hit tourism mainly and left ...

  9. The world through Chinese eyes

    Posted Dec 30th 2004, 12:00am by Anthony Lawrance

    ... they have enough food on their tables: to see how other people live. We know well the story of mainland tourism. It gave our economy a fuel-injection in the wake of Sars. But what was perhaps overlooked in the cross-border stampede this year was that Chinese also flew to Europe in record numbers as restrictions on outbound tourism were lifted. Next year, it will be the turn of the United ...

  10. Workshop transmits disturbing message

    Posted Dec 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tourists won a Tourism Commission award. This year, Hong Kong staged its first gay parade. The government has also promised to hold a forum to hear the views of the gay community. And there have ...




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