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Letters to the Editor, January 19, 2013

Opportunist Leung critics must move on

Over the past few months, there has been a torrent of criticism against the chief executive over unauthorised structures at his home.

Saturday, 19 January, 2013, 2:08am 2 comments

Costs mount up to 'difficult year' for Cathay Pacific Airways

Higher fuel and other operating costs, coupled with lower passenger and cargo yields, had combined "to make 2012 a difficult year" for Cathay Pacific Airways, the carrier's chief executive said yesterday.

24 Nov 2012 - 3:59am

Writers, hosts to liven up event

There will be more than 80 travel seminars and cultural performances by international troupes at the ITE & MICE Expo 2012 on the public days. Seminars will be conducted by well-known travel writers and travel programme hosts.

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

E-tickets for Cathay, Dragonair

Cathay Pacific and Dragonair will replace all paper tickets with electronic tickets next month in compliance with International Air Transport Association instructions. When checking in, passengers will just present a receipt for the e-ticket, along with their travel documents.

30 May 2008 - 12:00am

Accessible accessories

Hong Kong fans of minimalist luxury label Calvin Klein can get their hands on the brand's accessories for the first time without buying an airline ticket. Available exclusively at On Pedder is a range of sleek handbags and clutches with subtle details for the discerning fashionista.

23 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

No need to insure air tickets, says council

There is no need to extend coverage of the travel trade's compensation fund to airline tickets for the time being, Travel Industry Council executive director Joseph Tung Yao-chung said.

It would only impose an extra levy and raise ticket prices by about 1 per cent, he said.

21 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

10 things to watch out for when... Buying a discounted air ticket

Smaller agents: Get bargain tickets from smaller agents as they are more willing to cut prices to gain more business than the bigger ones. Also, watch for promotional prices with large travel agents.

29 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Travellers notch up savings with tickets bought in Bangkok

TRAVELLERS can make big savings by flying to Bangkok and buying cheaper air tickets there, a comparison of fares shows.

Although holidaymakers can make some savings, the biggest price differences - sometimes thousands of dollars - are in business and first-class tickets.

13 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

Agent's closure hits travellers

Holidaymakers booking trips through a small chain of travel agents have had their plans thrown into chaos by the firm's surprise closure yesterday.

The Travel Industry Council said last night 20 customers of Shum Fa (HK) Tourist had called to say they had gone to collect tickets from the agent only to find it had closed.

2 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Troubled travel chain banned from selling tours

A travel agency chain has been banned from taking tour bookings as concern over its finances sparks fears holidaymakers will be left out of pocket.

Four Seas Travel, which has six branches, had franking machines, which validate tickets, confiscated yesterday by the Travel Industry Council.

4 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Airline curb

The Travel Industry Council imposed a maximum handling fee of $125 on travellers wanting refund air tickets on Philippine Airlines.

26 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Tour agencies expecting Easter holiday rush

Tour agencies are expecting an Easter boom as travellers plan holidays to avoid the peak period during the handover.

Some agencies have reported full bookings for Easter and the industry's regulatory body has banned surcharges.

10 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

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