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  1. Lifestyle - Travel - ECONOMY

    Tourism landscape continues to evolve

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... Josephine Bond Record number of visitors, predominantly from Asia, generate increase of 18 per cent in revenue compared with 2010, writesJosephine Bond Tourism landscape continues ... management. Other major contributors to growth include tourism, which has made unprecedented strides in recent years. Last year saw a record 13.2 million visitors, a 13 per cent increase on 2010. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel/article/1015394/tourism-landscape-continues-evolve
  2. Tourism officials forced to pull racy ad from buses

    Posted Jul 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com Tourism officials in Lichuan, Hubei, pulled a controversial advertisement from 21 buses in neighbouring Chongqing yesterday after its racy play on words ... rooms this month because the phrase 'wo kao Chongqing' can also be read as 'I f*** Chongqing'. Although Lichuan tourism bureau chief Sun Fumin told media last week ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006410/tourism-officials-forced-pull-racy-ad-buses
  3. Benefit of tourism doesn't add up

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jake van der Kamp Tourism accounted for 6.2 per cent of Hong Kong's economy in 2010, according to official figures. South China Morning Post,June 20 I looked and I looked and I just ... to March. There was a difficulty, however, with the figure I found. It was negative. According to the official figures, tourism detracted from the size of our economy. Here is how it happened. When ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004551/benefit-tourism-doesnt-add
  4. Island taps tourism potential

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... tourism market. Not so long ago, Taiwan was often referred to in travel publications as 'Asia's best-kept secret'. The situation is changing fast. In the past three years, tourism arrivals have increased 58 per cent. Last year, the number of visitors reached more than 6 million for the first time. New tourism facilities are springing up all across the island. The changing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/992850/island-taps-tourism-potential
  5. Mainland official wants more tourism to Taiwan

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei A senior mainland official has called for further cross-strait tourism co-operation, as the first batch of mainland tourists leaves Taiwan following their landmark visit. 'I feel there is much more room for cross-strait co-operation in developing tourism,' Shao Qiwei , director of the China National Tourism Administration, said before leaving ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/644964/mainland-official-wants-more-tourism-taiwan
  6. Unfazed by attacks, Tourism Board pushes India links

    Posted Dec 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Despite last week's terrorist attack on Mumbai, the Hong Kong Tourism Board has voiced confidence in the potential of the Indian financial capital as a source of business travellers to Hong Kong. The board last week launched Meetings and Exhibitions Hong Kong (MEHK) offices in Mumbai and the Indian capital New Delhi, stressing in both cities that it was committed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/662119/unfazed-attacks-tourism-board-pushes-india-links
  7. Country is 'open for business'

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... agreed terms and conditions that would allow the airline to operate with certainty at least until the end of 2014. 'Australian tourism is open for business and we need to ensure whatever existing damage to our industry can now be minimised, says Andrew McEvoy, managing director of Tourism Australia. 'The 'open for business' message is communicated widely through all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990932/country-open-business
  8. Malaysia recruits Mando-pop singer for tourism campaign launch

    Posted Sep 15th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. It's no longer Malaysia Truly Asia. The new slogan is a more personal Truly My Moment, as revealed by the Tourism Malaysia Board on Thursday at a press conference. Invited along was one of the country's top exports, singer Michael Wong Kong Leong (pictured with Tourism Malaysia director Zaliha Zainuddin)- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/652727/malaysia-recruits-mando-pop-singer-tourism-campaign-launch
  9. Tourism hopes high, but accommodation is at a premium

    Posted Jun 21st 2006, 12:00am by David Marsh

    ... the once-isolated developing country can cope with a continuing surge in foreign visitors remains another question. The World Travel and Tourism Council projects Vietnam will post the world's ... a little [bribe] money and go away,' said a Hanoi tour operator. While such corruption woes are endemic to Vietnamese society, another tourism worker said the sector's biggest problems ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/553576/tourism-hopes-high-accommodation-premium
  10. Indians turning to holidays 'next door'

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charukesi Ramadurai in Mumbai The fastest-growing aviation route out of India is to China, according to a recent article in the Indian business newspaper The Economic Times. During the first six months of the year, the number of Indians travelling 'n ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/986693/indians-turning-holidays-next-door

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