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  1. Jin Jiang to buy tourism assets worth 2.7b yuan

    Posted Aug 16th 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang The owner of the recently restored landmark Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai is to flex its muscles in the mainland's competitive tourism sector by buying 2.69 billion ... will be 'significantly increased' as a result of the deals. Competition in the mainland's hospitality and tourism sector has intensified in the past few years, with many overseas hoteliers establishing ...

  2. Carlson Hotels braces for tourism decline

    Posted Oct 20th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Carlson Hotels Worldwide, which owns five hotel franchises in the Asia-Pacific, is bracing itself for a downturn in global tourism that has already put on hold some expansion projects planned by the region's hospitality developers. But while many traditional tourist destinations may be hard-hit by the economic turmoil, 'internal tourism' in China ...

  3. IFA resort project taps tourism to South Africa

    Posted Jan 07th 2004, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... comes on the back of an enormous surge in tourism to South Africa. South African developer Moreland and Kuwaiti-based IFA Hotels and Resorts, will jointly build 1,200 holiday homes to individual ... he said. IFA hopes to cash in on South Africa's tourism boom. Government figures show 6.4 million people visited the country last year. 'With overseas tourist arrivals having ...

  4. Doubters question tourism plan for Wong Chuk Hang

    Posted May 18th 2005, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... to the area is part of the government's attempt to transform Wong Chuk Hang and Aberdeen into a tourism destination, sparking a wave of redevelopment. However, some property analysts fear ... But property consultants said the future of Wong Chuk Hang depended on a strong tourism inflow and land premium talks with the government. Consultants said the government had recently set up ...

  5. The Regent to return as tourism rebounds

    Posted Oct 13th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... to Hong Kong next year in a move to restore its presence amid a sharp rebound in the tourism sector. Paul Kirwin, the Asia-Pacific head of the Regent brand owner- Carlson Hotels Worldwide- said ... number of overseas hoteliers moving into Hong Kong and China's tourism sector. InterContinental Hotels Group said yesterday that it had signed 25 hotel management contracts in Asia Pacific ...

  6. Sky's the limit for rich village as it plans heli-sightseeing tours

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li The village famous for being the richest on the mainland is planning to buy up to 20 aircraft in five years to boost local tourism following the official easing of low-altitude ... tours of the village would cost 300 to 500 yuan each and could provide a substantial boost to tourism revenue. The foray into airborne tourism by Huaxi was made possible when the State Council ...

  7. Shimao-Farglory fund eyes Nanjing project

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... property and tourism-related projects. Rental income from investment properties accounted for 3.1 per cent of the company's 10 billion yuan (HK$11.47 billion) turnover for the six months ... last year following the market downturn caused by the global financial crisis. Shimao was also planning to expand into medical tourism, Hui Wing-mau said without elaborating. ...

  8. Maanshan looking to diversify economic base with HK input

    Posted Nov 25th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... such as tourism, software engineering, vehicle manufacturing, food handling, ecological agriculture, logistics and infrastructure. The city's party secretary, Zheng Weiwen, said many Hong Kong ... efforts to adjust our industry structure to a more balanced model,' said Zheng, welcoming Hong Kong enterprises to invest in the city's bio-pharmaceutical products, tourism industry, ...

  9. Industry at the crossroads

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... concerns academics, such as associate professor Dr David Jones, of Polytechnic University's (PolyU) school of hotel and tourism management, and Zhang Shuken, dean of Hubei Vocational Technical ... general manager, Clemson Lo, says: 'In the past I was very disappointed with those being trained at training institutes for tourism as standards leave much to be desired. I had seen event ...

  10. Taste for halal restaurants not shared by food giants

    Posted Jun 13th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Martin

    ... Michael Martin An influx of tourists from Muslim-majority countries has inspired the Hong Kong Tourism Board to promote the certification of more Muslim-friendly restaurants in recent ... Trustees of the Islamic Community Fund of Hong Kong says that the Tourism Board has been working closely with both Hong Kong Muslims and local restaurants to promote certification. 'Of late, ...




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