Ocean Terminal, Hong Kong

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Sunday, 16 September, 2012, 2:37am

Doraemon celebration at Ocean Terminal

Doraemon celebration at Ocean Terminal

Children pose with Doraemon figures holding different gadgets in an exhibition at the Ocean Terminal forecourt in Tsim Sha Tsui as part of the exhibition "100 Years Before the Birth of Doraemon", which runs until September 3 at Harbour City. Photo: Sam Tsang

15 Aug 2012 - 11:12am

HK is no shore thing for a queen of the high seas

Hong Kong is failing to cash in on the 'incredibly strong' demand for berths as its harbour infrastructure increasingly lags behind regional competitors, a cruise company's executive warned yesterday.

9 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

More Hongkongers decide to stay put to celebrate new year

Revellers are expected to flood the streets to celebrate the Lunar New Year next week, with more people choosing to stay in town for the holiday because of the economic downturn. Travel agents say business is down about 15 per cent.

24 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Cruise operators face uncertainty

The impact of the global financial crisis on people's appetite for cruise holidays is uncertain as recession concerns grow.

27 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

The metro

In Chinese we have a saying: 'The old cat gets its whiskers burned'. It's used when an expert has had a slip at their own trade. Carson Kressley, former Queer Eye fashion expert and now host of the US edition of How to Look Happy Half-Naked, became one of the old cats last March when the press snapped pictures of him frolicking at the beach with his boyfriend in a pair of pink Speedos.

12 May 2008 - 12:00am

Huge eatery a challenging Italian job

The proprietors of Goccia and DiVino are betting on a large new eatery in Tsim Sha Tsui's Ocean Terminal that is over 8,000 sq ft, including a huge outdoor terrace. Soft-opened for about a month, Spasso was feted on Thursday with a party that went to nearly 1am, with hordes of hungry guests crowding the pizza counter for fresh pies and a cheesy Italian crooner serenading on the patio.

19 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Artist's giant pumpkin on display at Ocean Terminal

A giant pumpkin and 15 limited edition prints by renowned Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama will be on display at Ocean Terminal until the end of this month.

Dots Obsession - Soul of Pumpkin is Kusama's first solo exhibition in Hong Kong.

16 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Terminal will give HK capacity to host five liners simultaneously

When the first phase of Hong Kong's new cruise terminal opens at the former Kai Tak airport site in 2012, Victoria Harbour will be capable of accommodating up to five cruise liners at any one time.

10 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

HK may join Ferris wheel fad: London Eye chief

The city has been toying with the idea of erecting a giant Ferris wheel and may become the home of another London Eye, the operator of the British tourist icon said.

But some detractors believe the benefit of such a project would be limited given the panoramic views already afforded by the city's skyscrapers and The Peak.

28 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Lack of dock space may stifle tourism, cruise boss says

Lack of docking space for cruise liners could prevent Hong Kong from benefiting fully from an expected boom in cruise travel in Asia, an industry leader says.

Royal Caribbean International president Adam Goldstein said the cruise travel market in Asia would soon surge and catch up with more mature markets in Europe and the Americas.

27 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Kai Tak terminal attracts interest

Cruise operator in 'constructive' talks with tourism chief

A leading cruise operator has expressed interest in the government's proposal to build a cruise terminal at Kai Tak, following a meeting between visiting company executives and Tourism Commissioner Au King-chi yesterday.

4 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

The French frigate Prairial will be open to the public at Ocean Terminal, Tsim Sha Tsui, tomorrow from 9-11am and 2-5pm, not today as reported on page A4 yesterday. The incorrect information was supplied by the French consulate.

13 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Buoyant ties

A reception full of French pomp and splendour was held aboard the surveillance frigate Prairial last night by Commander Alexis Latty to celebrate the relationship between France and Hong Kong. The Prairial is part of the French Pacific Fleet.

12 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Cruise terminal plans challenged

Plans for a new cruise terminal were challenged yesterday by legislators who said the Tourism Commission was following the West Kowloon Cultural District model - allowing a developer to subsidise the project with property development.

29 Jun 2004 - 12:00am