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  1. News - World - TOURISM

    Backlash in Barcelona against tourist invasion

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:45am by AFP

    ... naked visitors cavorting in the streets, residents of one seaside neighbourhood in Barcelona are fighting back, complaining that the Spanish city has fallen victim to its own tourism success. ... of the finest spots in the city when Barcelona was renovated for the 1992 Olympic Games. But it has kept its local character, with the same deeply rooted community living in small houses. Now ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586685/backlash-barcelona-against-tourist-invasion
  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Shopping mall wants to build Hong Kong's first zip line on The Peak

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:35pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com New idea for thrill seekers … down the line A shopping centre and leisure complex on The Peak is seeking permission to build the city's first zip line on its ... funny and sustainable sensory attraction to overlook Hong Kong's most famous views of Victoria Harbour from the top level", Greenheart, parent firm of Flightlinez, says ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567662/shopping-mall-wants-build-hong-kongs-first-zip-line-peak
  3. News - China - TOURISM

    Mainlanders spend 20,000 yuan on each shopping spree abroad, poll finds

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 04:30am by MANDY ZUO

    ... (HK$25,000) on each trip abroad, most of it on shopping, a survey has found. Japanese and South Korean cities, including Sapporo and Seoul, are the most visited of 50 top cities, according ... Tourism Administration, told the Beijing Fragrant Hills Tourism Summit, where the findings were presented yesterday. The forum is held by the World Tourism Cities Federation, an organisation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1586194/mainlanders-spend-20000-yuan-each-shopping-spree-abroad-poll-finds
  4. 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
  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Holidaymakers who attack their tour guides may be barred from Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Jessie Lau, Amy Nip

    ... Jessie Lau and Amy Nip More cases of tourists attacking guides Holidaymakers in Hong Kong who attack their tour guides could be barred from the city, the Immigration Department said ... to have attacked a woman guide in Hung Hom. He was charged with common assault and will appear in Kowloon City Court today. The Immigration Department has called on visitors to the city to use ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577875/hong-kong-sees-more-cases-tourists-attacking-their-guides
  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists at risk in thousands of illegal guest houses in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Ernest Kao and Amy Nip

    ... Ernest Kao and Amy Nip The city's poorest families are being squeezed out of a space to live in 20,000 beds that no one should sleep in Three in four of an estimated 2,800 guest houses scattered across the city operate without a licence, a study has found. The study comes after a fire in a North Point building filled with guest houses left 25 injured in December. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577144/illegal-guest-houses-put-tourists-risk-and-deprive-low-income
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mainland tourists’ satisfaction with Hong Kong hits four-year record, study finds

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 06:36pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Study shows tourists, including much-maligned mainlanders, are enjoying trips to city more Visitors happy- whatever locals think of them While their presence has ... to 73.97, second only to the 74.32 recorded in 2009. Mainlanders were most satisfied with the city's transport network followed by attractions and retail, with hotels rated last. Overall, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561986/mainland-tourists-satisfaction-hong-kong-hits-five-year-record-study
  10. 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

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