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Forced shopping

Letters to the Editor, November 15, 2012

All African elephants under threat

I refer to the letter from Charlie Lim, of the Marine Products Association ("Differentiating legal and illegal trade", November 3).

Thursday, 15 November, 2012, 2:35am

New independent tourism authority needed now

Despite the billions invested in attractions such as Ocean Park, Disneyland and the Ngong Ping cable car, tourism in Hong Kong remains indelibly associated with shopping. As a result, we have a reputation to defend for authenticity, value for money and fair dealing.

5 Nov 2012 - 2:32am

Forced shopping in Hong Kong makes a return on cheap tour packages

"Forced shopping" has made an unwelcome return to Hong Kong, mainland tourists complain, as travel agencies sell group-tour vouchers on websites at rock-bottom prices.

This year, mainland authorities have again received complaints of tourists being forced to buy goods in assigned stores - with them locked inside - during their trips to Hong Kong.

30 Oct 2012 - 11:11am