Furama Hotel

Furama lays off 40 workers as downturn takes its toll

The Furama Hotel has sacked 40 staff, blaming the economic situation and the downturn in tourism.

Staff were handed redundancy letters on June 30 and told not to return to work.

Saturday, 4 July, 1998, 12:00am

Credibility gap

THE American Chamber of Commerce has sent out a list of upcoming special programmes, indicating which of them will be open to the media.

Oddly, a seminar at the Furama Hotel on September 26 entitled 'Understanding and Working with the Media' is one of the closed events. Censorship or a slip-up?

10 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

The Week Ahead

ASIA Law And Practice will hold a seminar tomorrow on Taking And Enforcing Security In Asia at the Furama Hotel from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm. For details, call 544 9918.

ON Tuesday, the American Chamber of Commerce will hold a new members lunch on Remote Exploration In China, at the Hilton Hotel. For details, contact 565 0165.

27 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Fears of a wash-out hit Italian fashion show

RAIN was not the only menace to put a damper on the first day of the Italian Fashion and Accessories Exhibition at the Furama hotel.

The loss of generous spending by Japanese tourists in Hong Kong has slowed business for top-price Italian imports over the past couple of years, says one of the exhibitors.

26 Jul 1994 - 12:00am