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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Improvements' to Hong Kong multi-entry permits eyed, Greg So says after Beijing talks

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:25am by Emily Tsang and Phoenix Kwong

    ... "Improvement measures" to the multiple-entry scheme for residents of the border city were under discussion, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Greg So Kam-leung said following ... and shops serving locals being priced out of some parts of the city. A group formed by residents in North District says the multiple-entry permit, introduced in 2009, should be scrapped ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539236/improvements-hong-kong-multi-entry-permits-eyed-greg-so-says-after
  2. News - China - TOURISM

    New airport in Guangxi mountains offers nail-biting landings

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

    ... Hechi is located in northwestern Guangxi on the southern end of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, which is home to about four million people. The city sits amid several mountain ranges, including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1549198/new-airport-guangxi-mountains-offers-nail-biting-landings
  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Three other ships called at Ha Long Bay as Costa Victoria skipped port, travel watchdog told

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 06:31pm by Amy Nip

    ... not Vietnamese port authorities- made the decision not to berth the Costa Victoria at popular tourist destination Ha Long Bay, the Travel Industry Council has been told. The decision cut short ... on February 4, resulting in the sinking of one. Maritime authorities closed the channel for an hour in the morning, but had reopened it by the time Costa Victoria neared the port, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1430408/three-other-ships-called-ha-long-bay-costa-victoria-skipped-port
  4. Business - China Business - TOURISM

    Taiwan emerges as new playground for mainland China tourists

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:38am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Chinese visitors to the island tripled last year after Taipei relaxed rules Taiwan new playground for mainland tourists Taiwan may be quietly emerging as a substitute tourism destination for mainland visitors, particularly as the fascination for Hong Kong seems to be waning as discontent rises in the city over the influx ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1504444/taiwan-emerges-new-playground-mainland-china-tourists
  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong authorities seek to tighten rules on guest houses

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by Amy Nip, Jennifer Ngo

    ... Amy Nip and Jennifer Ngo Proposed law changes will plug guest-house licensing loopholes and give government more power to crack down on illegal accommodation Move to tighten the rules on hostels The city is considering plugging a loophole in the law that has seen about 200 guest houses licensed by the government, even though they are in buildings that do not allow temporary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546951/hong-kong-authorities-seek-tighten-rules-guest-houses
  6. News - Asia - TOURISM

    Singapore launches tourism campaign in China after hit by MH370 mystery and Thai crisis

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 03:09pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore As tourist numbers fall, the Lion City distances itself from crisis-hit neighbours Singapore launches ad campaign in China Singapore is mounting a drive in China to market itself as a standalone tourism destination, officials said yesterday, after a drop in Chinese arrivals to neighbouring countries also affected the city state. The Straits Times ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539571/singapore-launches-campaign-encourage-chinese-tourism-after-hit-mh370
  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Shenzhen mall to sell Hong Kong products to cut number of mainland visitors

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by JEANNY YU AND AMY NIP

    ... to the city- a number that reached 40 million last year. "We are studying whether visitors, especially those from Shenzhen and other Pearl River Delta places who purely want to go shopping in Hong ... the attractiveness of the Qianhai centre to shoppers and its impact on local retailers would depend largely on tax. Besides the appreciation of the yuan against the Hong Kong dollar, the city's low ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539965/shenzhen-mall-selling-hong-kong-products-ease-tourism-burden
  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cruise lines riding a wave of popularity in sea travel

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

    ... of the city from four to 21 next year. Costa plans to target long-haul travellers with round-the-world tours in 83 days for up to HK$390,000 a person for the most expensive package. Paul said the new ... momentum. "[Cruising] has worked in Singapore, why not in Hong Kong? I see more potential in Hong Kong," he said pointing to the city's population of seven million and greater numbers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537159/cruise-lines-riding-wave-popularity-sea-travel
  9. Business - Economy - TOURISM

    Channel mainland tourism, don’t shut it off

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 11:31am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... year by mainland travellers- but domestic tourists made a giddy total of 2.5 billion trips- up from 1.4 billion in 2007. If we think Hong Kong is being deluged, imagine the impacts in cities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1535439/channel-mainland-tourism-dont-shut-it
  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - TOURISM

    Chinese developers eye overseas hotel deals

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:12am by Daniel Ren

    ... in major mainland cities declined 5 per cent last year, property consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle said. The lacklustre home market has given hotel developers added incentive to sniff out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1533599/chinese-developers-eye-overseas-hotel-deals

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