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  1. News - China - TOURISM

    Beijing prepares for bigger, better rubber duck than Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Beijing braces for rubber duck mania Rubber duck fever is mounting in Beijing ahead of the imminent arrival of another enormous inflatable duck designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, tempered by questions about the cost of viewing it and the traffic jams it might cause. The ducks have proved a huge tourist draw on their global tour, including ...

  2. News - China - TOURISM

    France to fast-track visa approval for tourists from China

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 04:03am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Mainland tour groups say: 'Vive la France!' Mainland tour operators are praising France's decision to fast-track visas for Chinese tourists, saying the move will boost travel to the popular destination. Travel permits for mainland tourists will be processed within two days starting January 27, as part of measures announced by French ...

  3. News - China - TOURISM

    New fee put off May Day visitors, Fenghuang hotel operators claim

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Businesses reject official figures showing rise in May Day visitors to historic town in Hunan Fenghuang's fee put tourists off, hotels complain Tourism operators in the historic city of Fenghuang, Hunan province, claim the introduction of an entry fee caused a sharp drop in visitors over the three-day May Day holiday. "Business for this May ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Golden week' losing its lustre for Hong Kong businesses

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, Anita Lam, LO WEI

    ... customer would drop to around HK$3,000 throughout the week, compared with HK$10,000 per head when the price of gold hit a two-year low two weeks ago. One mainland tourist, Zhou Xueling, agreed ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    20pc rise in mainland tourists expected after change in permit rules

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng, LAURA ZHOU, Alice Yan, Amy Nip

    ... He Huifeng, Laura Zhou, Alice Yan and Amy Nip Travel agencies expect influx; number eligible to apply for easier permits could exceed 20m 20pc rise in mainland tourists expected after change in rules Travel agencies on the mainland expect a 20 per cent increase in visitor numbers after a change in permit rules which will allow non-permanent residents of six cities easier ...



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