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  1. Bridge, express rail visitor impact yet to be estimatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Standard

    In the first nine months of the year 46.68 million visitors arrived in Hong Kong, of which 36.63 million were mainlanders, the acting Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Dr Bernard Chan, told the Legislative Council today. As the Hong Kong Section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link and the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge were put into service only recently, their imp... In the first nine months of the year 46.68 million visitors arrived in Hong Kong, of which 36.63 million were mainlanders, the acting Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Dr Bernard Chan, told the Legislative Council today.

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  2. An influx of tourists does not justify mega bridge and high-speed railRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | South China Morning Post

    Hong Kong's mega bridge and high-speed rail should do more than bring in visitors the city cannot cope with Paul Yip says Hong Kong needs strategic planning to benefit from its two new infrastructure projects - and a tourist free-for-all will not do the trick The opening of the mega bridge connecting Hong Kong to Zhuhai and Macau and the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link to many major cities in China marks the turning of a new page for Hong Kong. When accessibility improves, it stimulates growth and offers more opportunities.

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  3. China's top 8 must-download appsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | South China Morning Post

    Travelling in China just got easier. Download some helpful apps onto your phone and start exploring.

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  4. Mainland Chinese will overtake Americans to become largest group of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | NEWS.com.au

    Tourists from mainland China are set to overtake Americans to become the biggest group of international travellers, according to a study by Euromonitor International. The number of Chinese people taking trips abroad will more than double to 259 million in 2030 from 97.5 million this year, said the report, unveiled at the World Travel Market in London.

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  5. Tanzania: Air Tanzania to Launch China Flights in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | AllAfrica.com

    Dar es Salaam - Air Tanzania's new Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner will start flying to Guangzhou in China via Bangkok, Thailand in February next year. Guangzhou is the third largest city in China, after Beijing and Shanghai and one of the world's oldest and busiest trade hubs.

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  6. Traditional tourism rivals to work together in bid to boost tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | South China Morning Post

    Hong Kong, Macau and Guangdong to set aside tourism rivalry and work together to tempt visitors into staying longer in Greater Bay Area Hong Kong, Macau and Guangdong province are to cast aside decades of competing for tourists and work together to attract visitors to stay longer, starting with packages to extend visitors' three-day average stay in the city to five days in the region overall. "With more convenient transport links, they may stay in the region for a fourth or fifth day.

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  7. From Canton Fair to Import Expo, China gears up for wider opening-upRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 4 | Xinhuanet

    GUANGZHOU/SHANGHAI, Nov. 4 -- Canton Fair, China's oldest and largest trade fair, concluded its 124th biannual session on Sunday with 29.86 billion U.S. dollars in transaction value, perfectly preluding the country's first-ever import expo slated for Monday. International big names such as Caterpillar are busy making turnarounds from the just closed Canton Fair in Guangzhou to the China International Import Expo in Shanghai.

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  8. Why the Greater Bay Area is an inaccurate name for the Canton DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | South China Morning Post

    Across the world, place names change over time. Universal designations become anachronistic and, eventually, archaic.

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  9. Hong Kong Sept retail sales grow at slowest pace in 15 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Reuters

    Retail sales in September rose 2.4 percent from a year earlier in value terms to HK$36.6 billion , marking their 19th month of expansion, but the slowest growth since June 2017. That compares with a revised 9.4 percent rise in August.

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  10. A 48 hour stopover in Guangzhou, ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Stuff.co.nz

    China: steeped in history yet thoroughly modern, a rich culture and some of the best food there is, is one of the most intriguing and hot travel destinations of the moment. It's popularity as a tourist destination is constantly growing, with one foot in the past and the other firmly flying into a technology filled future.

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  11. Traveling in 2019? Cairo and Macau top the list of emerging destinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Fast Company

    The World Travel and Tourism Council just released its report on the economic impact of tourism around the globe, and it just might be time to cash in on all the vacation days you've been hoarding–because the list could easily make up your 2019 travel plans. The fastest growing cities in terms of tourism dollars are Cairo and James Bond's favorite destination, Macau, which was one of five Chinese destinations to make the list, along with Chongqing, Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou.

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  12. Shenzhen center of reform and opening-upRead the original story

    Friday Oct 26 | China Daily

    Asked about where my fascination with China came from and how it has lasted for 31 years, I have to go back to 1987. That year was both a first time discovery of the country but also a fleeting glance into its possible long-term future.

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  13. VC investment in China's electric car market speeds up, says KPMGRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | South China Morning Post

    Trend expected to continue, as Chinese investors also look abroad for automotive tech opportunities, amid Beijing's plan to gear up electric-vehicle sales by 2020 New energy vehicle and automotive ancillary service projects have attracted heavy venture capital investment into China over the past six months, bolstering valuations of some automotive start-ups into unicorn status, or a private company valued at over US$1 billion, according to a new KPMG report. In notable deals highlighted, US$596 million was raised by Guangzhou-based Xpeng in a series-B funding round, led by Primavera Capital, Morningside Venture Capital and others, creating a new unicorn out of a company merely four years old.

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  14. Hongkongers need to know more about advantages of the Greater Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | South China Morning Post

    The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge opens up chances to live and work in the Greater Bay area, but SAR residents need help to find out about them After a decade of construction work, and billions in investment, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge was formally opened on October 23, signalling closer links between the three cities in the Greater Bay Area . Meanwhile, the high-speed railway linking Hong Kong and Guangzhou, launched officially a month earlier, now brings people from the Bay Area to Hong Kong in a faster, more efficient way.

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  15. Xi tells China's economic powerhouse to - leverage Greater Bay Area'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | South China Morning Post

    President Xi Jinping on Thursday told China's southern economic powerhouse to leverage the "Greater Bay Area" to take forward its reforms, on the final day of a four-day visit to Guangdong province. State media released details of his remarks during the trip in the evening, with the president also vowing to continue China's reform and opening up as its "correct path", and telling small and medium-sized private businesses that they had Beijing's support.

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  16. Passengers queueing up to buy tickets at West Kowloon in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam TsangRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | South China Morning Post

    City's railway operator says progress being made as average figures are between about 30,000 and 40,000 people daily No word on whether it would be difficult to reach the government's projected total profit of HK$671 million this year The cross-border high-speed rail link carried about 63 per cent of its targeted number of passengers in its first month of operation, but more people are now trying the new services, Hong Kong's railway operator said on Thursday. Patronage stood at 1.5 million between September 23 and October 22 compared with the 2.4 million the government estimated would use the line, according to the MTR Corporation.

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  17. Xi Jinping visited Guangzhou Mino Automotive Equipment on Thursday. Photo: XinhuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | South China Morning Post

    President Xi Jinping has vowed to continue China's reform and opening up, and backed it to solve the country's challenges as he reflected on 40 years of the policy during his tour of the country's south. The road of "reform and opening up" was the "correct path" and China could create "bigger miracles" by sticking to it, Xi was quoted as saying by the official Xinhua news agency on a visit to Shenzhen, China's foremost technology hub.

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  18. St. Regis Zhuha Hotel Opens on the Pearl River DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Hotel News Resource

    The St. Regis Zhuhai features 251 guest rooms, including 34 suites and a 1,100 square-meter Presidential Suite. All guest rooms have panoramic views of the waterways of the Greater Bay area, as well as the historical landscapes and bridge structures of Macau and Zhuhai.

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  19. UNWTO/GTERC Report: Asia and the Pacific Grows in Importance for Global TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Travel Industry Wire

    The World Tourism Organization , in partnership with the Global Tourism Economy Research Centre , presented its Asia Tourism Trends Report today at the Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macao . The report shows Asia and the Pacific outperforming all world regions in growth in international arrivals since 2005.

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  20. UNWTO/GTERC Report : Asia and the Pacific grows in importance for Global TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Hospitality Net

    The World Tourism Organization , in partnership with the Global Tourism Economy Research Centre , presented its Asia Tourism Trends Report today at the Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macao . The report shows Asia and the Pacific outperforming all world regions in growth in international arrivals since 2005.

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