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  1. Comment - Blogs

    One third of Chinese travellers admit stealing hotel furniture

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 10:46am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com A hefty 35 per cent of global travellers admit to pocketing hotel property when they check out. Most popular pilfered items are towels; linen, books ... travellers top Asia Pacific as the most honest, sharing fourth place globally with Brazil and Quebec in Canada. Only 19 per cent of surveyed guests from these three countries admitted nicking stuff ...

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    USA favourite destination for big spending Chinese travellers

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 01:46pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com It’s official. The mainland Chinese have now overtaken the Americans and the Germans as the world’s biggest travel spenders. They spent US$102 ... allowing more of them to travel and more overseas countries grating them easier or visa-free access. They are also now the world’s largest outbound tourism market, according to the China Tourism ...

  3. Online travel agent Zuji clicks with technology-savvy travellers

    Posted Dec 05th 2005, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton The growth of online travel agent Zuji is proving wrong the doubters who said it could never challenge traditional bricks and mortar operators. Its rapid growth, ... of Zuji, a joint venture of 15 airlines in Asia-Pacific and online travel player Travelocity. He is delighted with the impact of budget airlines which utilise internet bookings. 'We're ...

  4. Cendant rides new travelling class

    Posted Jan 09th 2006, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton As online hotel bookings in Asia get set to soar, travel distribution company Cendant TDS is at the forefront of the race to win brand loyalty from China's emerging travelling class. This market poses unique challenges for an online booking agency, according to Ram Seethepalli, managing director of the portal's online consumer travel division in Asia. ...

  5. Air travel soars as China takes wing

    Posted Oct 31st 2005, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton If proof of the rapid growth in air travel in Asia were needed, look no further than Chek Lap Kok. On Friday, Siem Reap Airways became the 90th carrier to operate out of Hong Kong and the ninth new airline to start using the airport this year. According to Fred Seow, vice-president of travel data company OAG Asia-Pacific, airlines this month scheduled more than ...

  6. Business - Money

    Where China’s rich choose to go

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 09:41am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... to a staggering RMB20,000 per item, travel vouchers and healthcare products are now acceptable alternatives. That seems like a colossal sum to budget for one gift, but they live in a different world. ... don't already have a network of friends. For luxury travel it's Australia, followed by France, Dubai, Switzerland, Maldives, the US, Germany, Singapore, Japan and New Zealand. ...

  7. Business - Money

    Cruising tips – and a chilly welcome for Kai Tak passengers

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:59pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... and promises to report back, so more of that later.   Cruising tips      In the meantime, the Sunday Times travel magazine has a few hints for cruise virgins. It’s important to know how to secure ... by security. You’ll have to queue to get it back on disembarkation day, the Sunday Times travel magazine warns.   Tipping Finally, the horrible subject of tipping. Traditionally, cruise ship workers ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    Adventures with a blow-up doll

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 02:16pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton Basil Pao is best known as Michael Palin’s stills photographer. He’s the faithful chronicler of their global travels together for the BBC over 25 years, with several ... Clara along to photograph on his travels, but Basil always refused, saying Clara would take up too much precious space. He was finally persuaded to take along the Scream on his odysseys instead. ...

  9. Business - Money - IRELAND

    Ireland goes the extra mile for Chinese visitors

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 03:56pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... last year, after the UK tightened theirs, chuckle, chuckle. The RMB has appreciated 40 per cent in recent years over the euro, which means China’s new travelling middle class gets far more bang ...

  10. Business - Money - WEALTH BLOG

    Wealth Blog: Will Hyatt’s service revolution work in Japan?

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:15am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... to do the lot with just an iPad. Sense of place Every Andaz property is different, reflecting the personality of its locality. “People when travelling want to know ‘Where am I?’ They want ...




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