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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Adam Nebbs

    ... If a Kenyan safari is on your to-do list, there's a fairly affordable one on offer at local agent Nanda Travel. Priced at just over HK$26,000 per person (add HK$2,750 for solo travellers ... To receive a full itinerary by e-mail, call Nanda Travel on 2522 3137, or visit its website at www.nandatravel.com   Constructive idea Asia's first Legoland (left) will open in Malaysia next ...

  2. Travel agents bundle tours with insurance

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Four travel agencies were found selling package tours and travel insurance as a bundled product, the Consumer Council said. Miramar Travel, Kwan Kin Tours, Sig Holiday and Smart Holiday had bundled the tours and insurance, depriving consumers of choice, it found. Two of the agencies made it compulsory to buy the travel insurance even though customers had their own. ...

  3. Horror tales spotlight travel dilemma

    Posted Mar 05th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... travellers to take out insurance with a series of warnings, horror stories and even a pretty face. The deaths of 14 Hong Kong tourists and injuries to another 30 in a bus crash near the Red Sea resort of Hurghada, Egypt, in January sparked the campaign. The 2004 Boxing Day tsunami, which claimed several Hong Kong lives and caused many more injuries, pointed to the need for travel ...

  4. Letter alleging abuse prompts review of travel procedures

    Posted Jul 26th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung and Albert Wong The chief executive has asked all his top officials and staff in government-supported bodies to review procedures regarding expenses for business trips after an anonymous letter accused the commissioner of a government-owned a ...

  5. Study may help agencies manage risk factors, says travel industry chief

    Posted Feb 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng A year-long study by the Travel Industry Council, to be released next month, will help travel companies better understand their liabilities and manage risk, executive director Joseph Tung Yao-chung said yesterday. The report, by consultancy Aon Corporation, comes after a judge on Wednesday found Kwan Kin Travel Services negligent in hiring a convicted drink-driver ...

  6. Confusion on travel rights triggers rise in insurance complaints

    Posted Mar 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Confusion over policies for travel delays has led to an increase in the number of complaints filed against insurance companies. The Insurance Claims Complaints Bureau received 28 travel insurance complaints in 2005, compared with 44 last year. A total of 392 cases were filed with the bureau last year, which was an increase of 14 per cent over the 2005 level. Of the cases ...

  7. Travel boss accused of cheating companies

    Posted Feb 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cheating seven hotels and a bus company when her travel company folded. Prosecutor Helen Chan Oi-lon said Chan King-sim had fled to Taiwan with her husband, Choi Wo-shun, after their travel ... by Greek authorities at Athens airport on October 24, 2005, while on a trip to Greece via Bangkok, adding that Choi had not been located. Fuasuto EA Travel Service & Trading Company ...

  8. Half of travellers from HK have taken insurance since tsunami

    Posted Mar 30th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam About half of local travellers have taken out insurance since the Boxing Day tsunami in 2004, compared with one in five before the disaster, industry estimates show. ... for purchasing travel insurance,' panel chairman Michael Tsui Fuk-sun said. He said the two main categories of complaints concerned interpretation of policy terms and those from customers who failed ...

  9. New policy to offer tourists better coverage

    Posted Aug 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Partial loss of limbs may be compensated for in future under a travel insurance policy to be launched by a major insurer. Hong Kong insurers ... for as a percentage of the total policy. Chartis is a company which provides insurance via more than 300 travel agents in Hong Kong. Under its new policy, victims who suffer permanent disability may ...

  10. Insurance agents threaten action

    Posted Apr 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung Thousands of insurance agents have threatened industrial action if the government does not answer their call to bar tour operators from selling travel insurance, which ... The government allows travel insurance to be sold with tour plans and packages. Roy Cheung Wai-leung, chairman of the Hong Kong Insurance Practitioners General Union, said the controversy had made ...




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