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  1. Tourism sector revamp must change mindset

    Posted May 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... A stroll around a shopping mall in popular parts of our city, such as Causeway Bay or Tsim Sha Tsui, provides clear evidence that mainland tourists are becoming increasingly important to Hong Kong businesses. They are to be seen everywhere, whether it is ...

  2. Tourism policy under attack as buses run out of parking spaces

    Posted Aug 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... will strongly support tourism, which is one of the city's major pillar industries, he has failed to look into the parking problem, which is key to the whole industry.' Lam said the government ...

  3. PolyU's hotel and tourism school ranks second in the world

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Polytechnic University's school of hotel and tourism management now ranks second in the world and its director is confident it is closing in on the top spot. The latest World Ranking of the Top 100 Hospitality and Tourism Programmes, to be released in the November issue of the Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, rank universities based ...

  4. Tourism boss defends TST piazza plan

    Posted Aug 17th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The tourism commissioner has defended the plan to turn the Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry bus terminus into a piazza, saying there would be a new bus stop nearby and the terminus had no heritage value anyway. 'There will be a new covered bus stop outside the Cultural Centre, which is about one minute away from the Star Ferry pier,' Tourism Commissioner ...

  5. Smaller developers acquire old buildings to ride tourism boom

    Posted Apr 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... areas to transform them into hotels and tap into the growing tourism market, say analysts. The strong interest among smaller players in the hospitality sector is likely to be sustained despite ... hotels,' said William Cheng Kai-man, the chairman of Magnificent Estates. Seven hotels with fewer than 100 rooms opened last year, up from four in 2006, figures from the Hong Kong Tourism Board ...

  6. Tourism Board wanted entire TST tower in its shopping bag

    Posted Jun 05th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan The Tourism Board initially floated the idea of covering the entire clock tower in Tsim Sha Tsui with a gigantic shopping bag, but the proposal was rejected by the Antiquities ... accepted [the plan] because the Tourism Board explained it would be the focus of their festival's activities, and we thought tourism would benefit our economy,' Mr Ng said. He said ...

  7. 270,000 arrive in Labour Day tourism boom

    Posted May 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu, Raymond Ma

    ... Elaine Wu and Raymond Ma Mainland visitor numbers have more than doubled compared with last year's tally More than 270,000 mainland tourists arrived in Hong Kong for the Labour Day holiday yesterday, more than double the number who visited on the first day of the holidays last year. The Tourism Board expects 380,000 mainlanders will come to the city during the week-long ...

  8. Duty on alcohol may be cut to boost tourism

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... to stimulate tourism. Duties range from 40 per cent to 100 per cent of value, according to the drink's alcoholic strength. The paper says the government does not think duty should be abolished ...

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    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by CARLO ACQUINO

    ... Come out and play with the season's minimalist sports aesthetic Game on Shirt by Stella McCartney (HK$5,200) available at Joyce, 16 Queen’s Road Central. Leather bomber jacket (HK$6,100) by Alexander Wang. Pencil skirt (HK$4,690) and ankle boots (HK$ ...

  10. HK tourist sights being revamped, Legco told

    Posted Jul 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Ma Si-hang said on Wednesday. Mr Ma was replying a question by Howard Young, who represents the tourism constituency. Mr Young had expressed concern Hong Kong was facing competition in attracting mainland visitors.?The number of mainland visitors to Hong Kong during the Labour Day Golden Week this year fell short of expectations. Moreover, new tourism facility projects put forward ...




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