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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - GAMING

    Landing International chairman gambles on tourism plan in Jeju

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:07am by Sandy Li

    ... on tourism plan in Jeju Mainland developer Yang Zhihui plans to turn Hong Kong-listed Landing International Development into a gaming and entertainment operator after betting a fortune on building ... The Landing-Genting project will be Jeju's largest tourism resort, featuring luxury hotels, a shopping centre, a theme park, villas and flats, as well as gaming entertainment and other leisure ...

  2. Business - Companies - GAMING

    Macau under threat as mainland China gamblers cut spending

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:19am by Bloomberg

    ... as a destination Pansy Ho Ho, whose father Stanley Ho Hung-sun held a 40-year gambling monopoly in Macau until 2002, is helping lead a drive to transform the city into a global tourism destination. ...

  3. Business - Companies - GAMING

    Hong Kong firms team up in joint bid for Australian casino site

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:58am by TIFFANY AP

    ... investment in tourism infrastructure including a world-class integrated resort to Brisbane," Echo chief executive Matt Bekeir said in a statement. Another Hong Kong investor, Tony Fung ...

  4. Business - Companies - GAMING

    Tony Fung gambles A$8.5b on Macau-like gambling resort in Cairns

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 12:38am by BLOOM

    ... to become the world's largest source of outbound tourist revenue, with spending on overseas trips rising 26 per cent last year to US$129 billion, according to the United Nations World Tourism ... quality product, then certainly the demand is there." Queensland might struggle to digest such a sharp increase in gambling tourism, Murphy said. "I just think three new integrated ...

  5. Business - Economy - GAMING

    S Korea approves foreign-owned casino to lure Chinese tourists

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 01:26am by BLOOM

    ... and Lippo, a Hong Kong-listed property developer, would be built near the Incheon International Airport west of Seoul, Korea's tourism ministry said yesterday. The ministry granted preliminary ... according to data from the Korea Tourism Organisation. Mainland Chinese tourists made up 36 per cent of foreign visitors to Korea last year, and accounted for 41 per cent of visits ...

  6. Business - Companies - GAMING

    MGM pushes for legalised casinos in Japan ahead of 2020 Olympics

    Posted May 15th 2014, 01:43am by BLOOM

    ... Takeshi Niinami have promoted casinos as a tourism-boosting complement to the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. The current parliament offers the last chance for passage of a casino bill in time to have ...

  7. Property - International - GAMING

    Genting, Landing International to jointly develop Jeju Island resort

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 05:13am by Sandy Li

    ... mainlanders. The project will be Jeju's largest tourism resort, featuring luxury hotels, a shopping centre, a theme park, villas and flats, as well as gaming entertainment and other leisure ... for mainlanders. The state-run Korea Culture and Tourism Institute announced in December that 4.05 million Chinese tourists visited South Korea in the first 11 months of last year, up 43 per cent from 2.83 ...

  8. Business - China Business - GAMING

    Hainan officials say no to casinos

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 01:40am by Reuters

    ... Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and casino operators MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment, which are eyeing a surge in upscale tourism on the mainland. Sanya already has more than ...

  9. Business - Companies - GAMING

    Asia places its bets on gambling

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:27am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... the region's increasingly affluent and mobile consumers with the lure of glitzy casinos and tourism resorts. "[Asia] is a long way off from saturation where, potentially, new supply would eat ...

  10. Business - China Business - GAMING

    Macau boosts gambling revenue 21pc

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 03:43pm by Reuters

    ... The government is trying to increase the number of visitors to Macau from 28 million last year with the aim to transform the former Portuguese colony into an international tourism destination. However, ...




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