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Empty beds

Hearing that something between 60 and 70% of Hong Kong hospitality staff are currently on unpaid leave and yet when trying to take advantage of low occupancy by booking a stay-cation in one of the tourist hotels on Kowloon side, Read more…


Not the spark but the fuel

A friend trapped in their hotel during last weekend’s violent protests noted that while the shop window of Harry Winston’s was smashed, nobody touched the diamonds. In the same way that the protesters clear up after themselves, these are protests, Read more…


Hong Kong Property watch

An important story in the South China Morning Post today quoting Meng Xiaosu, the so called Godfather of Chinese Real estate who led Chinese property reform in the 1990s. Speaking at an awards dinner on Thursday night in Shenzhen, the Read more…