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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    LGBT tourism: is HK missing out?

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... such as the tourism board. Finally this year he had a breakthrough - a major hotel chain invited him to help conduct staff training at a few of their properties. His seminars cover marketing information about ... Tourism Board says: "As a cosmopolitan, pluralistic and open society, Hong Kong welcomes all visitors, without distinction of any kind, such as gender, sexual orientation, nationality, race ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong drops 3 places in tourism rankings

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Economic Forum's tourism competitiveness rankings yesterday. Singapore scored top marks in the Asia-Pacific region, maintaining the 10th slot where it also sat in the previous WEF survey ... for "environmental sustainability", ranking 118th on that indicator. Other weak areas for the city included "health and hygiene", ranking 50th, "tourism infrastructure" (71st), ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Tourism industry warns about unscrupulous operators

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 02:11pm by DENNIS CHONG AND JOHNNY TAM

    ... Dennis Chong and Johnny Tam Unscrupulous tour operators may have broken laws, used improper documents and even impersonated legitimate companies to rake in cash from the boom in tourism ... to Hong Kong’s reputation as a tourist hub. There are more than 1,600 travel agencies in the city, and tens of millions of mainland tourists visit every year. Acting Tourism Commissioner Rosanna ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourism boss James Tien in warning over Shenzhen entry permit influx

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Olga Wong

    ... Amy Nip and Olga Wong Tourism boss calls for relaxation of rules for millions of Shenzhen residents to be delayed, saying it will lead to a rise in illegal workers Warning over entry permit influx Tourism Board chairman James Tien Pei-chun says a change of rules which would give 4.1 million non-permanent citizens of Shenzhen easier access to Hong Kong should be postponed. He ...

  5. Birth tourism ban makes a nonsense of government plans

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... If the government is now to ban birth tourism, babies born to mainland mothers will have to be excluded from official population forecasts entirely, which will reduce the city's birth rate by around 40 ... family reunions in the future. So if C. Y.'s ban on birth tourism goes ahead, it looks highly likely that the forecasts on which government policies are based overstate the population ...

  6. Banning private birth tourism will only damage Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Leung Chun-ying wants to ban mainland mothers from giving birth in Hong Kong's private hospitals. He really hasn't thought this one through. On Monday, the incoming chief executive said he would forbid mainland mothers who were not married to Ho ...

  7. Tourism reputation hanging by a wire

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in our tourist industry, along with Disneyland and Ocean Park. Tourism is a pillar of Hong Kong's economy. The cable car complements the two theme parks with unrivalled views of some ...

  8. Mega fund proposals to put priority on tourism

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Council's economic development panel. Permanent Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Tourism Andrew Wong Ho-yuen said more Chinese-style cultural activities were expected from fund applicants. ...

  9. Tourism reform: money well spent

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... reputation is under threat from bad publicity over the frequent abuse of mainland tour groups. Despite the tourism industry's repeated reforms the quality of its services still leaves a lot ... three years is too slow. A quicker timetable is definitely needed. Meanwhile, the industry has to shape up and avoid abusive practices like forced shopping. Tourism is one of Hong Kong's ...

  10. Tsang vows to curb mainland birth tourism

    Posted Jan 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... In response to tourism sector lawmaker Paul Tse Wai-chun's query as to whether a reinterpretation of the Basic Law would be sought, Tsang said: 'I believe the measures we are taking ...




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