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  1. News - China Insider - ENTERTAINMENT

    Chinese park sues Paramount for 20.8m yuan over latest Transformers film

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 01:22pm by Chris Luo

    ... Pictures in a dispute over product placement. The Wulong Karst Tourism company, from the Chongqing administrative region in the southwest of the country, filed a formal law suit on Wednesday, demanding 20.8 million yuan (HK$26.2 million) in compensation. The tourism company said in its contract with M1905, an agency representing the US film studio, it had promised to pay sponsorship ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1558125/chinese-park-sues-paramount-208m-yuan-over-transformers-movie
  2. News - World - ENTERTAINMENT

    Game of Thrones puts Northern Ireland on tourist map

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:26am by AP

    ... last week was watched by seven million viewers in the US, making it HBO's most-watched programme since The Sopranos in 2007. For Northern Ireland's tourism industry, that and a huge ... most iconic scenery in Game of Thrones, which is excellent," said Arlene Foster, minister for enterprise, trade and investment. Beyond tourism, the direct employment of local workers has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1538371/game-thrones-puts-northern-ireland-tourist-map
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Ocean Park's new water world to be ready for all seasons

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... tourism comes all year round. We have people travelling to Hong Kong throughout the year," he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1193135/ocean-parks-new-water-world-be-ready-all-seasons
  4. News - World - ENTERTAINMENT

    Carrie Bradshaw and Tony Soprano fans join tours to relive TV shows

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 09:39pm by AFP

    ... Carrie Bradshaw or titillation at the strip club favoured by Tony Soprano? TV tourism is whipping up a storm in New York, where fans can live as their heroes. Twice a day, a Sex and the City bus ... been a spectacular growth in specialised cinema and television tourism, particularly in New York, which has been a backdrop for countless shows and flicks. Georgette Blau, 39, is the director ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1377653/carrie-bradshaw-and-tony-soprano-fans-join-tours-relive-tv-shows
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    City's concert venues 'too small' for Madonna

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip, JOANNA CHIU

    ... revealed the new Tourism Board chairman yesterday. Japan was the only Asian country Madonna visited during her 2006 Confessions tour. The tour, which covered North America, Europe and Japan, ... such as a shortage of tickets and high hotel room rates during the event, he said. Promoting cruise and long-haul tourism would be two other challenges. In June, he would head to the United States ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1211694/hong-kongs-concert-venues-too-small-pop-diva-madonna-tourism-chief
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Directors need more city backing, film chief says

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... directors' local productions. "It might involve great risks, but if it succeeds, it can drive the development of other industries, bringing tourism and [increasing] local consumption. ... or in cash. Vice-chairman Peter Lam Kin-ngok, boss of major studio Media Asia and the designated new Tourism Board chairman, said the support did not necessarily mean cash. It is true that top ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1194899/top-directors-need-more-city-backing-film-chief-says
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Hong Kong Disney earns first profit in seven years since its opening

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by AMY NIP AND NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... capita tourist spending and the high occupancy rate of its two hotels, which now stands at 92 per cent. In a show of optimism about tourism performance in coming years, the Walt Disney Company ... Zeman said. "Any city that stops tourism will die." Dr John Ap, an associate professor of tourism at Polytechnic University, said it showed Disneyland was on the right track but it had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1153480/hong-kong-disney-earns-first-profit-seven-years-its-opening
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Survey ranks Hong Kong 7th when it comes to partying

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... complexes and unique mix of Portuguese and Chinese culture. Outside the top 10, the next five were Osaka, Shanghai, Seoul, Singapore and Sydney. A spokeswoman from the Hong Kong Tourism Board said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1126674/survey-ranks-hong-kong-7th-when-it-comes-partying
  9. News - World - ENTERTAINMENT

    Middle-Earth fever hits 'Middle of Middle-Earth' Wellington

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... as he made his way past chanting spectators. The city renamed itself "The Middle of Middle-Earth" for the event and the New Zealand tourism industry has launched a major promotional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1093439/middle-earth-fever-hits-middle-middle-earth-wellington

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