Tall, flower-filled hedgerows wall us in on both sides as we drive down the narrow, winding country lane to Gittisham. The tiny village is barely more than a church and a few thatched cottages.Tuesday, 6 November, 2012, 10:07am
More than 130 star-rated hotels in Beijing have been stripped of their stars after they failed a review of their service and quality standards conducted by the capital's tourism authority, the Beijing Tourism Development Committee.8 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Teenagers consider trust to be the most important aspect in a relationship, according to a survey.
The Church of United Brethren in Christ's social service division surveyed 3,207 students, aged 12 to 23, over the past two months on their perception of love. Forty per cent of respondents had dated before.6 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Suppose you discover that one of your co-workers has broken the law. And suppose that the particular crime you discover is directly related to their job. What would you do? If they're taking the odd box of staples home from the office then the answer is probably different than if they're raiding the company bank account.18 Apr 2010 - 12:00am
Joy Cheung, 16, The Chinese Foundation Secondary School
Support. It is really important, especially when I am going through bad times. The support of my friends encourages me. It makes me feel that someone is there for me, no matter what I am doing or what I am going through. It keeps me going.
Jessica Sham, 13, West Island School5 Feb 2009 - 12:00am
Evolving from a guide written by Andre Michelin to promote tourism by car in France more than 100 years ago, the Michelin Guide has emerged as one of the world's most authoritative food and travel guides.3 Dec 2008 - 12:00am
A once-in-a-lifetime opening has arisen for a high flier in the world of food and beverage management who is seeking to put their signature on a world-class hotel.
A deluxe hotel being created in the heart of Beijing seeks a director of F&B.17 May 2008 - 12:00am
Property agent cites growing reputation and gaining trust of clients as the most satisfying achievement of her career
The booming property market in Hong Kong last year has been especially good for property agents.29 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
Cheaper accommodation will be available in Beijing than at Athens 2004, according to Bocog. 'We have prepared enough hotels, so prices are sure to be lower,' says Xiang Ping, vice-director of Bocog's services department.8 Aug 2006 - 12:00am
hotel rooms to be cheaper than athens18 Jun 2006 - 12:00am
Hotel rating systems are supposed to make it easier to assess what's on offer. Forget it: there is no simple way to navigate the galaxy of places to stay.6 Mar 2005 - 12:00am
Hotels without star ratings could be upgraded to meet the Beijing accommodation shortfall during the 2008 Olympic Games.
Municipal Tourism Bureau director Yu Changjiang told an international hotel industry forum yesterday that the city was considering various ways to cope with the shortage of beds during the Games.11 Nov 2004 - 12:00am
Your husband says he will be late home because of work; your girlfriend claims she couldn't be contacted all day because she was helping a suicidal friend. Are you tired of listening to excuses and being unsure whether or not to believe them? A new gadget called Truster may help.27 Jun 2004 - 12:00am
They say some people are born to do the work they do. So it seems with one of our telecoms reporters. Her March 1 birthday corresponds with the market debut of one of the companies she covers - tom.com, which listed on that day four years ago.26 Apr 2004 - 12:00am
Up to 500,000 visitors to the capital during the 2008 Olympics will have to find beds in non-star-graded accommodation as the city does not have enough rated hotels and hostels to deal with the expected influx of guests.
Non-star-rated hotels and hostels are generally cheap, but often have low safety and hygiene standards as well.19 Mar 2004 - 12:00am