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  1. New exhibitors join the party

    Posted Jun 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sustainable tourism in Brazil. Kazakhstan, which covers a vast area of northern and central Eurasia, is working with C&A Tour to stimulate interest in an eco-tour, which highlights the local ... the number to rise to 1 million. [That is] our long-term goal,' he said. According to Robert Vertes, the tourism attache of the Embassy of the Hungarian Republic in Beijing and representative ...

  2. Association seeks strategic group spokesman

    Posted Aug 26th 2006, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... Elizabeth Horscroft A welcoming smile and strong business development skills are needed to bring tourism industry professionals together and act as the spokesman for their specialist group. The Quality Tourism Services Association is a trade association that provides a wide range of benefits to members to protect their interests and strengthen their service quality standards. ...

  3. Experts call for push on 'green' tourism

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The government and private sector need to broaden and diversify Hong Kong's attractions to embrace 'green' tourism as part of an overall strategy to promote sustainable tourism, industry experts said yesterday. Addressing a tourism conference, they said the city's enduring image among overseas visitors as a shopping and dining destination ...

  4. PolyU paves the way for graduates in tourism

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Crystal Tai

    ... Crystal Tai THE TOURISM INDUSTRY in Hong Kong is looking better than ever. The recent opening of Disneyland, the upcoming Lantau cable car system and plans to upgrade the Peak Tower all bode well for the sector. More hospitality and tourism businesses are being established in the wake of last year's influx of 23 million visitors. Careers are being built ...

  5. Tourism guides threaten to strike

    Posted Nov 01st 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Government urged to deal with issue of zero-fee packages Tour guides yesterday threatened to strike unless tourism authorities take action to end the controversy over so called zero-fee ... we will go on strike,' said Wong Ka-hoi, chairman of the Hong Kong Tour Guides General Union committee. 'We do not want to interrupt Hong Kong's tourism. That is not our ...

  6. Tourism chiefs wary in face of bird flu

    Posted Feb 13th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Tourism chiefs want a clearer picture to emerge on the spread of the bird flu virus before devoting resources to promote the 2006 Discover Hong Kong Year campaign to short-haul markets. 'There is growing concern about avian flu but we are more concerned about where it happens around the world,' Hong Kong Tourism Board executive director Clara Chong Ming-wah ...

  7. Welcome to tourism

    Posted Jan 20th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... and brightly painted buses can be seen whisking them on the rounds of the city's tourist sites. Armed with this information, I began researching a story on the boom in Chinese tourism. I wanted ... by tour guides, who insist on all-day shopping trips. They strong-arm tourists into buying overpriced trinkets or worthless gems- a classic scam. Tourism officials concede that some companies ...

  8. Growth in tourism lifts Harbour Centre

    Posted Mar 09th 2006, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Harbour Centre Development, a subsidiary of Wharf (Holdings), posted a robust increase in net profit last year on strong growth in tourism and retail property. Net profit surged 39.1 per cent from the previous year to $517.1 million, while turnover grew 18.3 per cent to $526.8 million. Harbour Centre included in its profits an investment property revaluation ...

  9. Eco-tourism sets sights on Bengal tiger and Sundarbans

    Posted Jan 26th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... the Sundarbans' tourism infrastructure provides a window on a world that has always belonged to the Bengal tiger and, with the best efforts of the conservationists, always will. ...

  10. 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 and Tourism Partnership, the 2006 International Tourism Conference was held in Hamburg last month. Students from nine countries introduced their cultural attractions and traditions at the symposium. ...




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