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  1. 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

    ... that governs guest houses. "We estimate that there are at least 2,000 unlicensed guest houses in operation and this equates to about 20,000 rooms," research assistant Kimberly Fung Wan ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Loving welcome for mainland Chinese tourists in Causeway Bay

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:33am by Amy Nip

    ... a neighbouring and unrelated community event outside the Hang Lung Centre, put on by Wan Chai District Council. Youngsters trying to strut their stuff on the small stage were apparently unimpressed ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hotel availability 'not a factor' in summit move

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 04:06am by Tony Cheung and Stuart Lau

    ... was not aware of any government concerns about room availability. But a booking officer at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Wan Chai said availability would be "quite tight" at that time, while ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourism Board finds co-sponsor for New Year fireworks

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 01:15pm by Christy Choi

    ... the venue – the 88-storey Two IFC – they said. This year the display will move to Wan Chai, launching fireworks from land and sea with the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre as the focal ... for viewing the show: the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza and nearby promenade to the Avenue of Stars, the promenade at Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai and the area near Central Pier. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Fewer shoppers among flood of mainlanders visiting Hong Kong for 'golden week' holiday

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Stuart Lau

    ... Jewellery & Goldsmith's Hennessy Road branch in Wan Chai, said business was down 20 to 30 per cent. The popular shopping district of Canton Road in Tsim Sha Tsui remained quieter than last ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Vietnam confirms barge sank at Ha Long Bay tourist site

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 04:46am by Ada Lee

    ... the boat sank, was expected in a few days. Some 300 passengers, including pro-establishment lawmaker Ann Chiang Lai-wan, staged a sit-in on the Costa Victoria on February 6 in protest against ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Passengers refuse to disembark after cruise liner skips one stop in Vietnam

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 12:40pm by Ernest Kao

    ... the passengers taking part in the protest was lawmaker Ann Chiang Lai-wan, who said that the visit to Ha Long Bay was the main reason for taking the cruise and not making it there was akin ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists become tailors in scheme to revive Hong Kong’s ailing industry

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 11:02am by LO WEI

    ... also helps to rehabilitate drug users and provide work for the mentally disabled. “We hope to help revive the tailoring business in Hong Kong,” said Sonia Chan She-wan, chief executive officer ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    US beefs up its system to make visa process easier

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by AMY NIP AND JOLIE HO

    ... Kwun Tong or Wan Chai. Visa pricing will remain the same- starting at US$160, and valid for 10 years. Some 49,000 people in Hong Kong applied for a US visa last year, up 41 per cent from 2008. ...

  10. News - China - TOURISM

    Travel agencies fined for forcing tourists to buy 'Tibetan home meals'

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Members of Yunnan tour group faced threats and abandonment if they refused to pay up Agencies fined for forcing tourists to buy 'home meals' Two Yunnan travel agencies have been punished and two of their tour guides have lost their licences for forcing tourists to pay extra for "Tibetan home meals". The incident, in which ...




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