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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cruise lines riding a wave of popularity in sea travel

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com More luxury ships and round-the-world packages offered to satisfy growing demand in China Cruise lines riding a wave of popularity in sea travel Cruise lines ... Kong, where the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal has been open for a year. Royal Caribbean will base its refurbished 3,800-passenger Voyager of the Seas in Hong Kong and increase the number of trips out ...

  2. News - China - TOURISM

    New airport in Guangxi mountains offers nail-biting landings

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:15am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com No room for error at new airport When it opens next month, the airport in Hechi in southern Guangxi province should prove a nail-biting landing for arriving passengers. Dozens of hilltops were levelled to clear way for the 850-million yuan (HK$1.06 billion) airport, built 677 metres above sea level. There is a single terminal and one runway extending ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Royal Caribbean shows faith in Kai Tak Cruise Terminal with new sailings

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Amy Nip

    ... is showing its confidence by increasing the number of cruises that depart from and end at Kai Tak from two last year to four this year. Its 3,840-passenger behemoth Mariner of the Seas became the first ship to offer round-trip cruises from Kai Tak last year, taking passengers to Taipei and Kaohsiung in Taiwan. This year, Mariner's sister ship, Voyager of the Seas, will operate four, ...

  4. Business - Companies - TOURISM

    Accor to build one-third of its new China hotels in tourist spots

    Posted May 28th 2014, 01:00am by BLOOM

    ... Michael Issenberg, Accor's Asia-Pacific chairman, said last week. That was making tourist spots more attractive than many urban sites, he said. "If people acquire wealth, they want ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mariner of the Seas leaves Hong Kong for first home-port cruise

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 04:27am by Candy Chan

    ... when passengers found it took more than two hours to check in and the ship's departure time was delayed. Those waiting to board Mariner of the Seas were cross with the long queues ... Mariner of the Seas was making her first home-port sailing from Hong Kong to Taiwan. The ship set sail at 6pm and will now berth at Kaohsiung and Taipei as part of its five-day, four-night voyage ...

  6. News - China - TOURISM

    Sanya sunbather strips nude in violation of ban, claiming health benefits

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 12:10pm by WU NAN

    ... claimed. “I cried during lock-up and felt shameful,” he said. “I still love the sea and the sunshine but I shall never go back to the same place.” Critics have claimed that that legal enforcement ...

  7. News - China - TOURISM

    Sanya authorities tell sun-loving nudists to cover up on city's beaches

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 04:29am by Zhang Hong

    ... is traditionally frowned upon, enforcement has never been consistent. But on Thursday squads of urban management officers and police could be seen trudging through the sand at Dadonghai beach, about three ...

  8. News - China - TOURISM

    Over 100,000 mainland Chinese tourists squeeze onto tiny Gulangyu

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 01:50pm by DARREN WEE

    ... foreign architecture. According to the Xiamen Urban Planning and Design Institute, the island's ideal daily limit for visitors is 13,000 and 39,000 if pushed to the limit. The city ...

  9. News - World - TOURISM

    Royal Caribbean cuts cruise short due to outbreak of gastrointestinal illness

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 08:48am by AP

    ... of the Seas during its US Virgin Islands port call to investigate the illness and the response to it. "New reports of illness have decreased day over day, and many guests are again up and about. ... to the US. It said a full sanitisation programme would be carried out after the Explorer of the Seas reached its home port tomorrow. Janet Diaz, a company spokeswoman, said CDC representatives ...

  10. News - China - TOURISM

    Chinese firm to replicate the Titanic for 1 billion yuan for inland theme park

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 11:09am by MANDY ZUO

    ... I don't think it will belittle that disaster." Daying is famous for its saltwater lake, known as China's Dead Sea.   ...




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