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  1. Bracing for the big waves of visitors

    Posted Oct 15th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Reports by Michael Taylor Two schools create a unique online master's programme to groom more tourism professionals ABOUT 10 PER CENT of jobs worldwide are in travel and tourism ... growing,' said Christine Ennew, dean of the Faculty of Law and Social Science at the University of Nottingham. 'China now has the sixth-largest tourism economy. In 10 years, ...

  2. Magical journey

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Disneyland is set to boost family tourism in Hong Kong, writes Michael Taylor THE LONG WAIT is almost over. Before you can say abracadabra, Hong Kong Disneyland will be lowering ... Kong Tourism Board [HKTB] believes that the opening of Hong Kong Disneyland, which will rank as one of the world's top 10 theme parks, will be an immensely valuable addition to Hong ...

  3. Regions co-operate to make package deal

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... last year, making it the world's seventh most important travel destination, according to the World Tourism Organisation. And that may also be good news for the Pearl River Delta. During ... a spokesman for the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) said. 'Indeed, the city's strategic location makes it the natural hub for travel to and around Asia.' According to a HKTB survey, ...

  4. Sars underlines need for crisis management

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... and devastating impact on governments, businesses and individuals. The tourism industry is one obvious example. It has suffered dramatically in various places in recent years, owing to events far beyond ... of the tourism industry, especially the airline industry, have been far in advance of national, state and regional tourism authorities,'' David Beirman, director of the Israeli Tourism Office, ...

  5. Carrier traces a modern Silk Road

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... market with considerable growth potential is tourism from the Middle East. 'We have found that very few Middle Eastern tourists come to Hong Kong,' Mr Koh said. 'Their favourite destinations in Asia are Malaysia and Thailand. 'We have tried to interest the Hong Kong Tourism Board in more actively promoting Hong Kong as a destination for tourists from the Gulf ...

  6. Picture of peace and tranquillity

    Posted Sep 28th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... is unwinding. Two hours south of Shanghai's city centre by bus, train or taxi, this city of 6 million has staked its future on tourism, and no place in China does it better. The temples ... in the city's tourism crown- as they have for hundreds of years. Opera fans gather around amateur performers in the parks after dark as lovers walk by hand in hand. Friends solve the problems ...

  7. New pact to boost HK-Bahrain route

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Association. 'Bahrain has long been a favourite regional destination for both leisure and business travel.' Tourism is expected to play an increasingly important role in the country's economy in the years to come. 'The kingdom is developing its strategy to attract a variety of visitors, and major tourism development projects are under way to cater for different needs ...

  8. Study Abroad- new zealand

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... and tourism, health science and beauty therapies, environmental studies, aviation, sports and recreation. Qualifications usually enable credit transfer to university degree programmes. Living costs ...

  9. Back to where it all began

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... And it?s all just two and a half hours by jetfoil from Hong Kong. Following the publication of our first guide last spring, the city?s tourism industry has made tremendous strides. A five-star ...

  10. Ties grow from pioneering days

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... comfortable being based here.' Tourism between the two sides has also been on the increase. More than 240,000 Indians visited Hong Kong last year, against 24,000 people from Hong Kong visiting ... to the country's high quality and inexpensive health care, medical tourism has developed into a growing segment, attracting 1.5 million tourists last year. In the 58 years since independence was declared, ...




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