hong kong tourism

Hong Kong Scraps China Education Plan

CDT previously reported on protests in Hong Kong against a planned curriculum change and on the possibility of the plans being scrapped due to mounting protests. Reuters reports Hong Kong is now backing down from the education...

Hong Kong: Mainland Invasion

AL Jazeera has produced a half-hour segment looking at the phenomenon of women from mainland China traveling to Hong Kong to give birth, in order to give their children the increased rights and benefits that come with a Hong...

The subtle power of Chinese tourists – Donald Greenlees

From the International Herald Tribune: There was a time when the comparatively wealthy residents of Hong Kong were skeptical about the economic and social rewards of the mainland tourist invasion. Mainlanders were seen as lower spending and more demanding than either European or North American visitors. But one new study of the economics of Chinese […]

Hong Kong finds its feet again – Stephanie Wong

From Independent Online: Hong Kong has long been considered a shopping and gastronomic hotspot, drawing travellers from all over the world to its East-meets-West culture. But with a change in world travel markets and tastes, this southern Chinese territory is revamping its tourism strategy, tapping unexplored cultural and recreational potential. Billions of dollars have been […]

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