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  1. Business - Economy

    97 million Chinese tourists went abroad in 2013

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 02:22pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... the country last year, up 14 million from the previous year, the China Daily reported, citing official data from the National Tourism Administration. The figures underline the rapid rise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1401448/97-million-chinese-tourists-went-abroad-2013
  2. Business - Economy - TOURISM

    Channel mainland tourism, don’t shut it off

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 11:31am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... mulling restraints on inbound tourism from the mainland- have been as spineless as they are likely to be ineffective. For most Hong Kong people, [the mainland’s rise] is the best thing that has ... everywhere. The shock waves may be more powerful here, but they are no less significant in Europe or the United States or Latin America as they reshape our world. China's tourism boom is but one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1535439/channel-mainland-tourism-dont-shut-it
  3. Lifestyle - Travel

    France learns to speak ‘touriste’ as it looks for economy boost

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 04:13pm by AP

    ... surly waiters and superior shopkeepers. But we also love to love it: more people visit France than any other country in the world. The problem is that in France we don’t value jobs in tourism. We conflate services with servitude But now, after years of casually riding a reputation for stunning monuments and world-class food, the French are starting to talk about tourism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel/article/1287697/france-learns-speak-touriste-it-looks-economy-boost
  4. Business - Economy

    China's services trade grows along with deficit

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:26am by Victoria Ruan

    ... to US$58.4 billion. The deficit mainly stemmed from tourism, transport, franchise and outsourcing, and insurance, the ministry said. "China's services trade has long been in deficit because ... increased rapidly, by between 14.1 per cent and 53.4 per cent in the first half. Meanwhile, the share of trade of traditional tourism, transport and construction services fell to 58.1 per cent from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1561389/chinas-services-trade-grows-along-deficit
  5. Business - Economy

    Thai imports slump as economy struggles under military

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:26am by Reuters

    ... to fast-track long-dormant spending plans such as infrastructure projects, while tourism continues to feel the pinch from months of unrest. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1561388/thai-imports-slump-economy-struggles-under-military
  6. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Land-hungry tourism a 'pillar' that short changes Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 12:53am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Tourism boosters exaggerate its contribution to city's economy, with the sector probably a net loser when all factors are considered Land-hungry tourism a 'pillar' that short changes Hong Kong [Secretary for Development Paul] Chan called for a thorough review of the development of the tourism industry. "Where should it stand among other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1411277/land-hungry-tourism-pillar-short-changes-hong-kong
  7. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Duty-free shopping surges in popularity in China

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by Celine Sun

    ... revenue from the store reached seven billion yuan by March this year. Statistics from the Tax Free World Association show sales revenue from duty-free and tourism retail businesses in Asia-Pacific ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1560734/duty-free-shopping-surges-popularity-china
  8. Business - Economy

    South Korea embarks on big stimulus spree

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by Reuters

    ... of a ferry sinking in April that hurt spending in tourism and services. The economy grew 0.6 per cent quarter on quarter in the second quarter of the year, data released yesterday showed, the weakest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1558530/south-korea-embarks-big-stimulus-spree
  9. Property - International - ACQUISITIONS

    Hong Kong-listed Kai Yuan buys Paris Marriott Hotel Champs-Elysees hotel

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 01:14am by BLOOM

    ... Agencies HK-listed Kai Yuan pays €344.5m for five-star property to capitalise on city's tourism appeal Paris hotel deal a bet on mainland big spenders A Hong Kong investment company ... Paris has been benefiting … as a global hub for business, culture and tourism KAI YUAN, EXCHANGE FILING The company is mainly engaged in industrial investments on the mainland, including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1535228/hong-kong-listed-kai-yuan-buys-paris-marriott-hotel-champs
  10. Business - Economy

    ADB trims Southeast Asian outlook as 'temporary' factors drag down growth

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:58am by CHIMA SAU-WAI

    ... in fiscal revenues of US$6.5 billion from this year to 2017. In Thailand, the lengthy political fighting has affected domestic demand and tourism, causing the economy to contract by 0.6 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1556557/adb-trims-southeast-asian-outlook-temporary-factors-drag-down

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