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  1. HK Olympic Piazza to mimic 'Water Cube' in Beijing

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Sha Tsui from next Friday. The replica of the National Aquatics Centre 18 metres long, 8 metres wide and 5 metres high is one of the highlights at the Hong Kong Olympic Piazza next to the Cultural Centre on the waterfront. Hong Kong's version of the Water Cube will feature a three-minute light show along with the Beijing Olympics theme song We Are Ready- four times a night. ...

  2. Lai See

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... to international visitors who stopped over in Los Angeles en route to the host city. So what does that say about Hong Kong's tourism prospects for the 2008 Olympics? Mr Mehrmann, who has been in charge of the park for four years, believes that Hong Kong will be more like Los Angeles in 1996, with visitors stopping over on their way to the main event. His park has been preparing ...

  3. Champion of the past

    Posted Feb 06th 2008, 12:00am by Sarah Monks

    ... An antiquities collector wants to add culture to Hong Kong's Olympic stage, writes Sarah Monks Rolly Wong Yu-cho is a third-generation collector of Chinese antiquities who dreams of making Hong Kong a cultural winner during the Olympics. The 60-year-old businessman wants to adorn Hong Kong's Equestrian Olympic venues in August with life-sized stone sculptures of horses ...

  4. Warm welcome from chilly revellers

    Posted Feb 09th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... expected Hong Kong to welcome about 7 per cent more visitors- or about 630,000 people- this year compared with the same period last year. Three- and four-star hotels reported an occupancy rate ... Games- the start exactly six months away. Pony tail patterns were also displayed in the seventh scene, representing the equestrian events to be held in Hong Kong. The show was a hit with tourists ...

  5. season of discontent

    Posted Sep 30th 2007, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... With strong southerly winds and plenty of rain to wash out the skies, Hong Kong's summer months are rapidly becoming 'the new autumn' for visitors- at least it is possible to see ... Jason Wordie For generations, the beginning of autumn marked the start of Hong Kong's tourist season. Typhoons and weeks of summer rain were things of the past. Humidity dropped ...

  6. Equal treatment for local filmmakers

    Posted Nov 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tourism officials are right to promote Hong Kong by helping foreign film crews shoot on location in the city, but there is a fine line between being accommodating and bending over ... to reply. It makes no commercial sense to them, as no one has offered to pay for the extra electricity used. Nor can they be accused of not doing their duty for Hong Kong. Wasting so much energy ...

  7. Tourist magnets

    Posted Oct 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong should develop more cultural and outdoor attractions for tourists, says Japan's top diplomat here regarding a fall in the number of Japanese visitors. What do you think Hong Kong should do to attract more tourists? Write to us. ...

  8. 1m visitors at expo's HK pavilion

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam More than one million visitors had been recorded at the Hong Kong pavilion at Shanghai's World Expo, the government said yesterday. The pavilion, themed 'Hong Kong- Potential Unlimited', has attracted more than 10,000 per day since its opening on May 1. Another exhibition on smart cards and city life received more than 8,000 visitors a day. An exhibition ...

  9. Attractions 'needed to lure tourists from Japan'

    Posted Oct 19th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan, Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung and Carrie Chan Hong Kong should develop more tourist attractions if it wants to remain a top destination among visitors from Japan, says Tokyo's top diplomat in the city. ... long been favoured activities among visitors from Japan, we are currently highlighting Hong Kong's lesser-known attractions through our Finding a New Hong Kong Campaign, which is being ...

  10. Answers sought over visitor draw foul-up

    Posted Sep 05th 2004, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... and raising the quality of goods and services remained the most important factors in attracting visitors to Hong Kong. ... Felix Chan The Hong Kong Tourism Board has been ordered to provide an explanation for a lucky draw fiasco in its latest promotional campaign. Secretary for Economic Development and Labour ...




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