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  1. Boutiques making up for lost time as industry realises it's not just for the rich

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis Business and leisure travellers are increasingly looking for properties and experiences that are noticeably different in look and feel from branded hotels TYPICALLY SMALLER ... with both leisure travellers and business people who spend their lives on the go. 'Travellers nowadays, both business and leisure, expect more than simply comfort and convenience,' said ...

  2. Bookshelf

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... To me, there is nothing better than finding a place in the shade and immersing myself in a book. Otherwise, because I travel a lot on business, and distances in Asia are relatively far, I find time to read on planes. The four-hour flight from Hong Kong to Singapore is particularly conducive to reading a decent chunk of most books. When I am not travelling, I read in bed at night, ...

  3. Top tourism school keeps students on cutting edge

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... hospitality and tourism sector. The World Travel and Tourism Council has warned that the tourism industry in Asia-Pacific should expect a 'moderate impact'. But Kaye Chon, chair professor ... transportation, resort management, travel agencies, eco-travel and government and non-government work. Professor Chon said the school recognised that today neither education nor work experience alone ...

  4. Approach clear for cabin crew

    Posted Sep 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... enthusiastic capacity for hard work. Prospective high-fliers will be pleased to learn that industry analysts say job prospects for flight attendants are good because air travel will continue to grow ... are comfortable, assist sick and disabled passengers and calm the occasional agitated traveller,' Mr Yu said. After six months with Cathay Pacific, flight attendant Kayee Tsang said the job was all ...

  5. Country living

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... to travel to Central each day, and convenient for those who frequently travel across the border. Closer to Sai Kung town, Chuk Yeung Road is a popular location, where the monthly lease ... on a daily basis to the point that, except for work trips to Hong Kong, speciality shopping, and the occasional dinner, the town becomes the limit of many people's travel activities. ...

  6. In hot pursuit of airborne pollutants

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... decades is indisputable. However, it is not as simple as you might think to calculate where the pollutants that contaminate the air originate, and how they travel through the atmosphere. 'Air ... 10 years has created a greater awareness of air pollution and the distances pollutants travel. This improved the ability to monitor pollutants. 'We are learning a great deal about ...

  7. HK therapist leads world of her peers

    Posted Mar 21st 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... countries. As president, she has travelled the world to help foster a better understanding of the importance of occupational therapy. 'While physiotherapists work on retraining muscles, ...

  8. Prospects improve for fresh graduates

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... related to sales and marketing, retail operations, customer services, financial planning and merchandising. Many of the merchandising posts require travel to the mainland. Increasingly, graduates ... worked on the mainland. A further 26.6 per cent regularly travelled to the mainland for business. These figures are up sharply from the previous year, when 2 per cent of graduates were working ...

  9. Start by getting a teaching certificate and some experience

    Posted Apr 16th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis FOR MANY, the appeal of teaching languages goes far beyond the classroom. The opportunity to travel and work in different countries while meeting interesting people ... about how to teach French in a communicative way. 'I wanted to travel, learn about different cultures and act as a go-between for my language and culture with people interested in it,' ...

  10. Chance to go on voyage of discovery

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... at an impressive rate, but we are not producing the numbers of professionally trained people to man the industry,' said Dr Tsui, a consultant to Shun Tak-China Travel Ship Management. More than 23,000 ... appreciation for the marine environment and a willingness to travel. Like other engineering disciplines, maritime engineers and architects need to display good interpersonal and communication skills. ...




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