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  1. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Late bloomers

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:39am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... points to the region's ups and downs. Laos is driven by the tourism dollar "and will continue to be sluggish given the very relaxed lifestyle of the country", whereas Myanmar ...

  2. No to monkey business

    Posted Sep 26th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Eva Woo and Bill Savadove There is one souvenir Formula 1 fans won't be able to take home this year: a stuffed monkey sitting in a race car, a design suggested by a Chinese company but rejected by F1 organisers. 'They told us we couldn't se ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    New Chinese tourism rules promise politer visitors, but will they work?

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao, Teddy Ng

    ... on the first day of the annual "golden week" holiday yesterday said they were happy to comply with new rules on how to behave when travelling. The national tourism administration issued ... social morality in tourism activities, respect local customs, cultural traditions and religious beliefs". The rulebook also included a designated section listing behavioural guidance ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    China officials considered Hong Kong travel alert over mainland visitor protests

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 03:59am by Stuart Lau, Jeffie Lam and Tanna Chong

    ... said officials had once sought his opinion on whether the National Tourism Administration should warn mainlanders travelling to Hong Kong of a growing anti-mainland sentiment in the city. ... tourism office's weibo account, a channel for official announcements, showed no sign of disappointment in the city's hospitality. Cheng's pro-establishment allies, including Ip ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Goodwill ambassador can offer etiquette advice to mainlanders

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 04:31am by LETTERS

    ... Kong Civic Association's working committee on tourism echoes that view. Most people in Hong Kong can understand the behaviour of some mainland visitors because of the socio-economic ... the cultural tension that is causing undue frictions amongst us, and with the mainland. The Hong Kong government should consider initiating a concierge programme for tourism operated ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong should capitalise on mainland tourism growth, says Leung Chun-ying

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 08:27pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said on Monday Hong Kong should think of ways to expand its tourism facilities to capitalise on the growth of mainland ... noticed that the increase of tourists in recent years might have negatively affected life in certain Hong Kong districts, despite tourism’s boost to the city’s economy. “As we recognise ...

  7. SDC offers winning formula for business

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 03:05pm by Reports by Elaine Deng, Krystin Chu, Stacey Johnson, Khay Inn Poh and Jessica Ryan

    ... on tourism, oil and gas, palm oil, agriculture, education, manufacturing and logistics. "Our programmes are bound to bring in new markets and help complete supply chain linkages," Johari ... the state capital at Kota Kinabalu to the northwestern tip at Kudat, KGCE covers 78.5 square kilometres of prime coastal tourism development spanning 15 years. With high-quality beaches and coastal ...

  8. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Daily items top mainland China tourists' Hong Kong shopping list

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by Sandy Li

    ... year," he said. "Last year, we went to Bangkok and we chose Hong Kong again this year." Figures from the Hong Kong Tourism Board showed 9.87 million tourists arrived in the first two ...

  9. Magazines - Money - TRAVEL

    Out of this world

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 10:28pm by Denise Tsang

    ... this year via Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic. Another space tourism firm, Amsterdam-based Space Expedition Corp (SXC), will launch soon afterwards. The cost of admission into the astronauts’ club ... in the cockpit?’,” said Tang, who said the query caught him off guard. “You can’t eat at all while wearing the pressure suit, I told them, and they were astonished.” Space tourism is an expensive and niche ...

  10. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Buddhist tycoon Chen Feng built Hainan Airlines into global empire

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... capital, Haikou, Chen now chairs HNA Group, a closely held global transport, logistics, retail, property, tourism and financial services empire that reported revenue of US$17.5 billion and pre-tax ...




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