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  1. travellers' checks

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... with Peter Walbrook Inspired ideas A new book titled Fifty Great Escapes: A Global Guide to Creativity offers a more thought-provoking angle on travel destinations than the massed ranks ... a website that lets travellers (and not just Spicejet passengers) book hotel rooms throughout India online at reduced rates. Most of the properties on offer are mid-range, but five-star hotels, ...

  2. Travel fund could cover solo air travellers

    Posted Jan 25th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan A compensation fund for holidaymakers may be extended to cover independent air travellers, but a tourism industry watchdog has warned the move could lead to a rise in fares. The government said yesterday the Tourism Commission had invited the Travel Industry Council to study whether it would be feasible to widen the Travel Industry Compensation Fund's coverage and its ...

  3. Smug secrets of 'business' travel

    Posted Aug 21st 2006, 12:00am by Tony Latter

    ... that business travel might soon become a thing of the past. Yet it hasn't. One might be excused for thinking that- except for a minority of instances such as an engineer rushing off to fix a hole in a pipeline- most business travel could be replaced with remote communication. This includes trips by executives, government officials or professionals attending meetings or conferences. Arguments ...

  4. Going it alone

    Posted Aug 05th 2006, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... The popularity of package tours has dwindled as Hongkongers have grown increasingly independent and sophisticated, writes Andrea Li HONG KONG PEOPLE are seasoned travellers, a fact confirmed by the Travel Industry Council, which estimates that local residents made about 5 million overseas trips last year. There are clear signs, however, that preferences are changing. ...

  5. Smart traveller pioneers reality-TV show

    Posted May 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... spawned two best-selling books, and his public speeches in more then 400 universities have whipped up a frenzy of interest in solo international travel. Now, Zhu Zhaorui is moving on, creating the mainland's first reality-TV show modelled on The Amazing Race. The 35-year-old 'smart travel' pioneer has teamed up with Goldjoy Film and Television to select six travel partners to star ...

  6. www.yp.scmp.com

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... JOHN MILLEN Questions 20 marks Kiki has a holiday job working for the Starlight Travel Agency in Tsim Tsa Tsui. Today she is at Harbour City conducting a survey. Listen to this interview and complete the information form. STARLIGHT TRAVEL INTERVIEW FORM Name of interviewee: Area of residence: Age range: Stay home / Travel abroad during holidays (tick which applies) Last 4 places ...

  7. Great getaway deals to Asia, Europe

    Posted Aug 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The St. Regis Hotel, Shanghai is celebrating its fifth birthday this year and is offering a package for the occasion. The 9,700 yuan price tag includes five nights (the fifth night is classified as free), daily breakfast, a 500 yuan food and beverage cred ...

  8. Blind date

    Posted Jun 09th 2006, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Couples sharing this bed at Propeller Island City Lodge (www.propeller-island.de) in Berlin can choose to sleep separately or together. By lowering the blind that bisects the bed, each side is afforded instant privacy. Which means that when ...

  9. Businessman to sue US airline for $2m over stolen watches

    Posted Mar 05th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma A Hong Kong businessman, who expects to suffer losses of up to $2 million after 450 luxury watch samples were stolen from his checked-in luggage in the United States, is furious after a US airline offered him only US$460 in compensation. Watch ...

  10. Traditional air travel tickets on the way out

    Posted Dec 24th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma HK agents to switch fully to online issue by end of next year Paper airline tickets will become a thing of the past by the end of next year when Hong Kong travel agents switch ... e-tickets are more convenient because they bypass the time-consuming delivery of a paper document and are sent directly to the traveller by e-mail. E-tickets are also cheaper. It has been estimated ...




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