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  1. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Xi Jinping passed up chance to meet Leung Chun-ying in Guangdong

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Tammy Tam

    ... industries in Hong Kong". Should this serve as a wake-up call to our city? Hong Kong lives by its service industries. Our financial, legal, tourism and related sectors have made the city- ...

  2. Guangdong to get 40b yuan infrastructure boost

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... directly under Sasac and headquartered in Macau. The company will invest in several areas, including the Hengqin Island development zone, logistics, tourism and hotels. Separately, China ...

  3. 'Metropolis' urged for Lantau

    Posted May 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the potential to become a new 'metropolis', a commercial-tourism hub in the Pearl River Delta and the powerhouse of Hong Kong's future development. He said the alliance would conduct ... Authority, on which tourism, transport and lands officials would sit together to make decisions about the vision and master plan for Lantau in Hong Kong's future. He said Leung had promised ...

  4. Wealthy mainlanders don't travel afar

    Posted May 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore are among the most popular destinations for wealthy mainland tourists, who remain less interested in Europe and North America, a survey shows. China is expected to overtake Japan as the second-largest tourism market in 2013- and to surpass the United States as the biggest travel market by 2025. CAP Strategic ...

  5. Tourism scheme aims to employ jobless migrants

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam A citizen leisure scheme to stimulate tourism spending is expected to create more junior positions in the service sector for millions of laid-off migrant workers when it rolls ... Meanwhile, many white-collar workers who could previously have afforded domestic tourism are unwilling to travel, as they are forced to cut spending and shorten their annual leave. The authorities, ...

  6. Tourism chief expects fewer visitors

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Hong Kong Tourism Board chairman James Tien Pei-chun warned yesterday that this year's visitor arrival estimate of just over 29 million could prove to be too optimistic given the impact of the global economic downturn. The board will start reviewing its forecasts on a quarterly basis this year to account for economic developments. 'I do worry ...

  7. Delegates offer bold plans for Nansha

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, both suggested building a film and television production base in Nansha. Tsang said this would help support Nansha's tourism industry and attract more ...

  8. CAAC to push growth at key airport hubs

    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the Pearl River delta and tourism on Hainan Island. Kunming airport also will act as the gateway to Yunnan province for passenger and cargo traffic from Southeast Asia, although Chengdu ...

  9. Shenzhen official seeks a tourism corridor

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... in financial services and tourism. Mr Chen said three Hong Kong banks had applied to open branches in Shenzhen after the signing of the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (Cepa). Eight banks from Hong Kong already have offices in Shenzhen. He also called for further co-operation between Hong Kong and the delta in tourism, and the construction of border-crossing facilities. 'We hope ...

  10. Our city's in good shape, no matter what they say

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with tourism and become a major air travel hub. Our city is a magnet for mainland visitors attracted by our shopping, health care and, increasingly, education. All the time we have maintained our ...




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