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  1. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 11, 2013

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... there is no doubt that the idea is a positive development in terms of fostering tourism and creating employment for Hong Kong citizens, there are drawbacks. Residents in the handful of small, sleepy towns ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong should look to Lantau for development

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... by the government in 2007, it envisages fully tapping the potential of infrastructure and available land for retail, convention facilities and tourism. The proposal that locating more shops there would take ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Zip-line attraction would be bad for Ngong Ping

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Zip-line plan would damage plateau's fragile ecosystem I would like to thank the Country and Marine Parks Board for summarily rejecting the plan by British operator Flying Fox to build an adventure attraction for the paying public within North Lantau ...

  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Macau gaming executive threatens French heritage

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... such as the Lantau Economic Development Alliance have big ideas about turning Lantau into an "economic, tourism and quality living centre". Unsurprisingly, none of this has been discussed in any ...

  5. Lantau opportunity cannot be missed

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... airports and first-class tourism and convention facilities such as the Disney theme park and AsiaWorld-Expo. More economic benefits are expected when the bridge spanning the delta is completed- due ...

  6. Tourism reputation hanging by a wire

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in our tourist industry, along with Disneyland and Ocean Park. Tourism is a pillar of Hong Kong's economy. The cable car complements the two theme parks with unrivalled views of some ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the 'Tourism Commission, the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department and other relevant government departments', if a government press release is to be believed. They will all 'closely ...

  8. Big players push Lantau as Pearl Delta hub

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Better transport and 'repositioning' could transform Lantau from a backwater into a tourism and convention hub, it was argued yesterday. Representatives ... the forum, said that despite government plans to develop Lantau into a tourism centre, Tung Chung still only had half the residential population that the authorities had aimed for. There were also ...

  9. Green groups have remained silent on destructive effects of super-incinerator

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it was pointed out that south Lantau had been designated as a conservation area to provide a recreational 'green lung' for Hong Kong people and for tourism. This is probably why one ...

  10. Cable car puts our reputation at stake

    Posted Jan 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Few tourism attractions have experienced as much trouble as the Tung Chung cable car. The latest incident saw hundreds of passengers stranded in mid-air for nearly two hours in near freezing temperatures. This is unacceptable. What should have been a pleasantly memorable experience became an ordeal for those involved and it has damaged our city's reputation as a tourist ...




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