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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Who's more damaging, Hong Kong officials or Occupy Central?

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 12:32am by Tom Holland

    ... if a blockade were its main objective, the economic effect on Hong Kong from any disruption to tourism is likely to be negligible. As for damaging Hong Kong's standing as a financial centre, ...

  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    It's not heresy to expect grand projects to pay for themselves

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 01:01am by Tom Holland

    ... a couple of weeks ago, the tourism lobby howled in protest, screaming that it would drive visitors away. That's nonsense. If tourists are prepared to pay HK$450 a pop to visit Disneyland- ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Government overstates cruise terminal benefits by 25 times

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... to the city's economy. No it won't. First, we have the question of additionality. Cruise ships already call at Hong Kong. According to the Tourism Board, their passengers spent just over HK$70 ... by local employees of the tourism industry. However, according to the standard Tourism Satellite Accounts methodology by which tourism's contribution to the local economy is calculated, ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Rising economic stress behind protests in Brazil and Turkey

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... has been funded largely with foreign debt, which has now climbed to 40 per cent of GDP. Much it is short-term. Meanwhile, the euro crisis and the war in Syria have hit tourism revenues. ...

  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    The good news about China hidden by lousy official data

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... an imbalance unprecedented in history. But the official surveys are notoriously bad at capturing household spending in fast-developing sectors like tourism, health and financial services. In a study ...

  6. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Alarm bells sound over local government stimulus plans

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... yuan in developing eco-tourism (suggesting someone has rather missed the point). Put that lot together and you get 8.3 trillion yuan of new investment, equal to 18 per cent ...



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