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  1. Ecology must be part of tourism planning, UN travel envoy says

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem The mainland needs to embed ecological issues into tourism development at the planning stage to ensure the industry plays its part in creating a 'green economy', the deputy head of the United Nations' travel body told the Boao Forum. Geoffrey Lipman, assistant secretary general of the World Tourism Organisation, said yesterday tourism had tremendous ...

  2. Tourism board doing its usual number

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... yourself a set of blinkers if you travel down the Cotai Strip. Enough of Macau. My concern today is more with the way that our tourism boosters like to puff up their data so that they can put ... think the Tourism Board would ever willingly let you in on this piece of news? How trusting of you. Be sure to tell your fairy godmother so. ...

  3. Perfect 10

    Posted Jan 11th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Pile

    ... Andalucia in the south of Spain offers sunshine, fine wine, beaches and bullfights- all within a few hours' drive, writes Tim Pile 1 Seville A tourist poster come to life, Seville is famed for its bullfighting, searing sunshine and fiestas set to a s ...

  4. Travel congress upbeat on prospects

    Posted Sep 30th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Amid a forum on tourism, 400,000 mainlanders will arrive for 'golden week' Hong Kong is gearing up for a record 'golden week' with 400,000 mainland ... it follows a top-level forum yesterday between senior mainland, Hong Kong and American travel officials on tourism in the pan-Pearl River Delta. The forum was part of the four-day World Travel ...

  5. More to Cambodia than Angkor

    Posted Dec 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the island to developers of resorts and tourism infrastructure. 'While there are several eco-friendly resorts in the region, there are no eco-friendly destinations and this makes Koh Rong ... will be difficult to replicate a project like Koh Rong elsewhere given the options to create quality tourism development is shrinking. It would also be difficult to have full control over developments ...

  6. Talkback

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the Commissioner of Police Why is a vibrant and exciting city like Hong Kong blessed with a bunch of incompetent dullards on its tourism board? The new advertising campaign launched by the Hong Kong Tourism Board on Monday night was an insult to Hong Kong. It lacked imagination, creativity and freshness. Amid screeching traditional Chinese instruments, we were treated to a variety of Hong ...

  7. Shanghai plans wetland centre

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... in the culture and tourism zone at Sanjiagang port, adjacent to the airport. It will provide visitor information and facilities for researchers studying the region. Local authorities did not say when ...

  8. Entrepreneur floats plan for seaplanes to Macau

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... be taken to the Kowloon City ferry pier after the seaplanes landed. The Tourism Commission and the Tourism Board have given their backing to the proposal because it would enhance Hong Kong's ... impact and interface with marine activities. 'The Tourism Commission considers that an alternative means of fast transportation to Macau should be a [welcome] addition to enhance ...

  9. Show worsens air pollution

    Posted Feb 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With only Cantonese, the effectiveness of this original and expensive show is reduced. The show is a good trial by the tourist board and has received excellent comments. But tourism is a major ...

  10. Spread the net wide to help trawler workers

    Posted Feb 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... would also provide a more secure future for those still fishing, and unlock new jobs in cultural and marine tourism as our once impressive marine life recovers. Research commissioned by WWF ...




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