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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Shopping mall wants to build Hong Kong's first zip line on The Peak

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:35pm by Amy Nip

    ... roof, after a similar project, planned for Lantau, was put on hold. The Peak Galleria is asking the Town Planning Board to relax height and area restrictions so it can install the attraction, ... "Since the Town Planning Board is inviting comments from the general public, we do not have further information to provide at this stage," the developer said in response to a South China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567662/shopping-mall-wants-build-hong-kongs-first-zip-line-peak
  2. News - World - TOURISM

    California adapting to rising tide of tourists from China- now 1.8m a year

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 03:26am by AP

    ... Disney California Adventure with his wife, mother-in-law and 11-year-old son. He had paid US$20,000 for the family's first US trip. One stop Zhang planned to make with his son ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581352/california-adapting-rising-tide-tourists-china-now-18m-year
  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists at risk in thousands of illegal guest houses in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Ernest Kao and Amy Nip

    ... not be found in the government's database of licences. The group said the number of unlicensed guesthouses reflected poor planning, with not enough land allocated for hotels. The guest houses also ... million licensed rooms each year. The group recommended the government consider cutting down on tourists and draw up a master plan on hotel land use. Michael Li Hon-shing, executive director ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577144/illegal-guest-houses-put-tourists-risk-and-deprive-low-income
  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourism Board expects 59m visitors to Hong Kong this year, 45m from mainland

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 01:06pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Tourist numbers projected to continue growing, but at a slightly slower rate than last year, as city is urged to plan ahead Hong Kong will see about 59 million visitors this year, an increase of 8.6 per cent from last year, the Tourism Board estimates. That would be slower than the year-on-year growth rate of 11.7 per cent last year. The number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1430215/tourism-board-expects-59-million-visitors-hong-kong-45-million-mainland
  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mainland tourists’ satisfaction with Hong Kong hits four-year record, study finds

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 06:36pm by Amy Nip

    ... would affect satisfaction. But one thing that would have an impact, according to dean of tourism Professor Kaye Chon, was Occupy Central's plan to block streets in the heart of the city ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561986/mainland-tourists-satisfaction-hong-kong-hits-five-year-record-study
  6. News - World - TOURISM

    Great white sharks draw tourists to Cape Cod in Massachusetts despite fears

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:00pm by AP

    ... is Justin Labdon, owner of the Cape Cod Beach Chair Company, who started selling shark-themed T-shirts after customers who were renting paddle boards and kayaks began asking whether it was safe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557265/great-white-sharks-draw-tourists-cape-cod-massachusetts-despite-fears
  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Parks board shoots down developers' plan for zipline attraction on Lantau

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Parks board decides North Lantau needs to be preserved and is no place for screaming visitors drawn to Flying Fox's aerial attraction Advisers shoot down zipline plan Government advisers have objected to plans for a zipline attraction to carry thrill seekers across valleys on North Lantau, saying the proposal is "too ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1063397/parks-board-shoots-down-developers-plan-zipline-attraction-lantau
  8. News - China - TOURISM

    Henan's Kaifeng city plans to splurge billions to build replica ancient town for tourists

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Historical city may spend 98 billion yuan to clear slums, create replica Song dynasty town for tourists Kaifeng's ambitious plan to build fake ancient city A historical city in Henan province is planning to spend the equivalent of 20 times its 2011 fiscal revenue to demolish slums and build a replica ancient town that it hopes will be a tourist hot spot, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1008776/henans-kaifeng-city-plans-splurge-billions-build-replica-ancient-town
  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cruise lines riding a wave of popularity in sea travel

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Amy Nip

    ... of the city from four to 21 next year. Costa plans to target long-haul travellers with round-the-world tours in 83 days for up to HK$390,000 a person for the most expensive package. Paul said the new ... in southern China. Costa is testing the waters by launching the first round-the-world trips from China next year. Boarding in Shanghai or Hong Kong, passengers will be carried across three oceans ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537159/cruise-lines-riding-wave-popularity-sea-travel
  10. News - Asia - TOURISM

    Singapore launches tourism campaign in China after hit by MH370 mystery and Thai crisis

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 03:09pm by AFP

    ... by Singapore airport operator Changi Airport Group (CAG), the Singapore Tourism Board and Chinese and Singaporean travel agencies. The CAG said Changi handled 1.87 million passengers to and from China ... Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand on the same holiday as part of large tour groups, he said. Edward Chew, regional director for the Greater China region at the Singapore Tourism Board, said the city ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539571/singapore-launches-campaign-encourage-chinese-tourism-after-hit-mh370

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