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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Adam Nebbs

    ... Adam Nebbs (tchecks@gmail.com) Adam Nebbs (tchecks@gmail.com)   Do the locomotion Fear of rail travel (eventually dubbed siderodromophobia) was as common in the 19th century as fear of flying is today, fuelled perhaps by a similar feeling of helplessness at being forcibly contained at high speed. Novelist Charles Dickens, for example, is said to have never travelled by rail ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1056889/travellers-checks
  2. Room glut to worsen post-expo hotel woes

    Posted Aug 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... expansion into the world's most populous country, betting on broad and rapid growth of leisure and business travel. However, the breakneck expansion might outpace the growth in demand. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/975984/room-glut-worsen-post-expo-hotel-woes
  3. News - China - TRAVEL

    Mainland passengers come to blows on flight to Shanghai

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... The Tianning Huangchao travel agency in Chengdu, which chartered the flight, confirmed the brawl yesterday. The agency said the Airbus A330 plane had not returned to Saipan because it was too ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1034478/mainland-passengers-come-blows-flight-shanghai
  4. High-speed rail travel halted by rain

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... apparently due to rain. A knock-on effect saw hold-ups of up to two hours affecting more than a dozen services, just as the Lunar New Year travel rush was reaching full swing and following a year ... in travelling by high-speed rail.'' A statement on Shanghai Railway Bureau's website blamed the technical problems on the weather. 'The influence of rainy and misty weather reduced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990225/high-speed-rail-travel-halted-rain
  5. Travellers head back as snow, rain turn south

    Posted Feb 13th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... power had been restored to 93 per cent of households, or 22.12 million homes, by Monday. The government is also seeking to increase coal supplies and stabilise food prices. Travellers reported the usual problems during the peak period for return travel at the end of the holiday: massive crowds, long queues and difficulty buying tickets. University student Zhang Jun spent a restless night ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/626090/travellers-head-back-snow-rain-turn-south
  6. Travel boom doubles Ctrip profit

    Posted Feb 29th 2008, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... Sherman So Ctrip.com, the mainland's largest online travel service provider, said fourth-quarter profit more than doubled as demand for hotels and air tickets surged. ... 2005, according to official data. Growth last year continued at a similar pace. 'Ctrip's ability to handle e-ticketing has allowed it to gain market share from small travel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/627997/travel-boom-doubles-ctrip-profit
  7. Early approval for travel agent

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... The Chinese government has approved the first wholly owned foreign-invested travel agency in China, 2.5 years before it had to, but imposed strict limits on its business, the winning applicant said yesterday. A Jalpak official said it had received approval from the China National Travel Bureau (CNTA) to set up the Japan Airlines International Travel Agency (China), ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/422385/early-approval-travel-agent
  8. DK Eyewitness Travel Beijing & Shanghai

    Posted May 06th 2007, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson DK Eyewitness Travel Beijing & Shanghai Cramming China's two top cities into 227 pages may strike you as ambitious- a bit like ramming London and Paris together- so ... Olympics. Courtyard houses are routinely demolished to make way for offices and shopping malls on an epic scale, and the guide warns travellers to visit sooner rather than later. The book's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/591743/dk-eyewitness-travel-beijing-shanghai
  9. Hotel owes us $1.7m, say travel agents

    Posted May 12th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Three plan legal action to recover their money from the defunct New Cathay Thirteen travel agencies yesterday alleged the defunct New Cathay Hotel in Causeway Bay had defrauded ... be returned. Travel Industry Council executive director Joseph Tung Yao-chung, who helped to mediate in the case, said the hotel had probably overbooked. 'Usually, when the hotels were full, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/455393/hotel-owes-us-17m-say-travel-agents
  10. Comment - Blogs - HOSPITALITY

    Hotel reviews: Fairmont Singapore and Fairmont Peace Hotel Shanghai

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 03:39pm by Jason Y Ng

    ... and in desperate need of a facelift. As of now, it is just another business hotel for weary travelers to check in and check out. Look around the lobby and all you see are men and women in dark suits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1097342/hotel-reviews-fairmont-singapore-and-fairmont-peace-hotel-shanghai

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