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  hong kong airport directory - China-Lifestyles.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
the method we've chosen, as is used on this hong kong airport topic area, is to present lists of links at the top of the page in handy "title only" form, while providing additional commentary for those who desire it, as footnotes.
Hong Kong Disneyland is located on Lantau Island conveniently located from the HK International Airport...
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and Causeway Bay is only steps away from the hotel.
www.china-lifestyles.com /hong-kong-china/hong-kong-airport.php   (1597 words)

  
  Hong Kong - Medbib.com, the modern encyclopedia
Hong Kong was declared a free port to serve as an entrepôt of the British Empire.
Hong Kong is 60 kilometres (37 miles) east of Macau on the opposite side of the Pearl River Delta and borders the city of Shenzhen in Guangdong Province to the north.
Hong Kong's climate is subtropical and prone to monsoons.
www.medbib.com /Hong_Kong   (7449 words)

  
  Citybus (Hong Kong) information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Citybus is one of the three major bus operators in Hong Kong.
In 1979, Citybus began its operation in Hong Kong with one double deck bus (Volvo B55), providing shuttle service for the Hong Kong United Dockyard in Hung Hom.
In 1999, Citybus was acquired by Stagecoach Group of United Kingdom.
c10-ss-1-lb.cnet.com /reference/Citybus_(Hong_Kong)   (717 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Experience the activity of Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a place of contrasts — geographically, socially and economically.
Although the popular image of Hong Kong is a place where every square inch of land is crammed with high-rise apartments and office buildings, in reality, 38% of all land in Hong Kong is parkland or undeveloped greenery.
Hong Kong Park is a rare exception, offering a magnificent aviary, a children's playground, ponds, waterfalls, a small amphitheater and an open-air restaurant.
www.usatoday.com /travel/destinations/cityguides/hongkong/worthdoing.htm   (1575 words)

  
 Stagecoach Group: Stagecoach Group sells Hong Kong Citybus operation for £176million   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Citybus is the second largest franchise bus operator in Hong Kong and provides franchised bus services on Hong Kong Island and to and from Hong Kong’s international airport.
Citybus has two franchise operations, one on Hong Kong Island and the other operating to and from the international airport.
The unaudited results of Citybus to be included in Stagecoach Group’s consolidated results for the year ended 30 April 2003 are estimated to be a turnover of £132.7m and operating profit before goodwill amortisation of £19.0m.
www.stagecoachgroup.com /scg/media/press/pr2003/2003-06-09   (859 words)

  
 Hong Kong & China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Hong Kong's Commercial Radio, which broadcasts programmes critical of the government, will have its licence renewed for another 12 years, despite earlier speculation that it would only be allowed to operate for another three years.
Hong Kong's director of health, who is facing an investigation for her handling of the Sars outbreak, is considering a senior post at the World Health Organization.
Hong Kong's chief executive announced on Wednesday the resignation of Secretary for Security Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, who was key to efforts to pass a controversial anti-subversion bill that sparked massive pro-democracy protests.
www.hkchcc.org /hongkong-china04.htm   (13313 words)

  
 Getting Around : Hong Kong
Hong Kong is geographically compact and boasts one of the world's most efficient, safe, affordable and frequent public transport systems.
Flag fall is HK$15 in Kowloon and on Hong Kong Island, lower in the New Territories and Lantau Island.
Ferries A plethora of ferries ply the waters of Hong Kong connecting Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the Outlying Islands, Macau and Mainland China.
www.hotelhongkong.com /getting_around.cfm   (1081 words)

  
 Citybus - Hong Kong - Full News
Citybus, which operates 1,100 diesel buses in the SAR, is a strong advocate of this totally non-polluting form of transport to improve the territory's air quality.
BAQ 2000 is jointly organised by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Environmental Protection Department.
Because of their almost silent operation and superior hill-climbing abilities, trolleybus systems are particularly well-suited to areas with steep hills and high-density population ?such as Hong Kong.
www.sfu.ca /person/dearmond/morph/Notes.HongKong.htm   (515 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Citybus (Hong Kong)
Citybus is one of the three major bus operators in Hong Kong.
In 1979, Citybus began its operation in Hong Kong with one double deck bus (Volvo B55), providing shuttle service for the Hong Kong United Dockyard in Hung Hom.
In 1996, with the Tsing Ma Bridge coming into operation and commencement of settlement in the Tung Chung new town, Citybus won another tender to operate 13 new franchised routes serving Tung Chung and the new Hong Kong International Airport.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Citybus_(Hong_Kong)   (820 words)

  
 Citybus (Hong Kong) at AllExperts
In 1984, Citybus began a cross-boundary coach service between Hong Kong and Shenzhen.
Macdonnel Rd.) on Hong Kong Island, which was originally operated by China Motor Bus and then cancelled in 1980s.
It marked Citybus the era of being a franchised bus company serving Hong Kong Island routes.
en.allexperts.com /e/c/ci/citybus_(hong_kong).htm   (804 words)

  
 Hong Kong travel-Getting Around
Hong Kong is small and crowded, therefore public transport is the only practical way to get around.
Hong Kong’s ferries are almost always faster and cheaper than the buses and provide fantastic photo opportunities.
Hong Kong taxis are not too expensive compared to other major modern cities.
www.myhongkongtravel.com /explore-hongkong/getting-around.html   (861 words)

  
 Hong Kong Transportation
It is divided into four main areas: Hong Kong proper is on the second largest island at the southern tip of the peninsula, while Kowloon is at the southern tip of the mainland.
Taxis in Hong Kong abound but are difficult to flag down during rush hours and when it rains.
Worldwide, Hong Kong is the only operator of double-decker trams, which ply east to west along the north side of Hong Kong Island.
www.worldroom.com /pages/wrnhk/get_arnd/hk_trans.phtml   (1180 words)

  
 Hong Kong Activities - top things to do in Hong Kong
Aberdeen, on the southwest side of Hong Kong Island, is famous for the thousands of boat people living on the thousands of dilapidated boats in the harbor; its two very large, very good floating restaurants which serve magnificent seafood; and its small harbor.
If you want to shop or just want to see why Hong Kong is often referred to as a shopper's paradise, come to Causeway Bay.
Ferries to Lamma are run by the Hong Kong and Kowloon Ferry Company (2815-6063) and leave from the series of seven piers just west of Central's Star Ferry pier, in back of the Airport Express Line's Hong Kong station.
www.yourrooms.com /hongkong_hotels/things_to_do.htm   (772 words)

  
 HONG KONG
Citybus Hong Kong and Kowloon Ferry Kowloon-Canton Railway
From being a fishing village Hong Kong became a British colony in 1842.
An agreement signed in 1984 gave Hong Kong back to China in 1997 as a special administrative region.
www.tripworld.biz /hongkong.htm   (449 words)

  
 DiscoverHongKong - About Hong Kong Tourism Board   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
For visiting the sights along the north shore of Hong Kong Island, the main districts of Kowloon or travelling between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon, this speedy system is a great choice.
These double-decker streetcars have been travelling through Hong Kong's busiest thoroughfares since 1904 and continue to be a great way to get around while at the same time enjoying a fascinating top-down view of the heart of the city.
All rides are a true Hong Kong bargain at HK$2 for adults and $1 for seniors and children.
www.discoverhongkong.com /eng/worldwide/medi/ww_medi_feat_tran2.jhtml   (2270 words)

  
 Urban Transport Technology - Hong Kong Mass Transit, China
The main islands, Hong Kong Island and Lantau, are both connected to the Kowloon peninsula with bridges and tunnels, both for road and rail traffic.
Hong Kong Island is dominated by steep, hilly terrain, which makes it the home of some rather unusual methods of transport up and down the slopes.
These three extensions are crucial to the further development of East Rail as the north-south strategic railway corridor in Hong Kong, complemented by West Rail as the east-west corridor.
www.urbantransport-technology.com /projects/china   (2353 words)

  
 Travel Tips in Hong Kong Kong
Situated approximately 45 kms from central Hong Kong the airport is joined to the city by a causeway where regular shuttle buses, taxis and hotel courtesy cars provide ground transportation.
In Hong Kong, buses are generally blue in colour and are served by the China Motor Bus providing non-stop bus services around Kowloon and Hong Kong.
Fares are cheap and as Hong Kong is the only operator of double-decker trams in the world thus they form part of the tourist attractions on the island.
www.southtravels.com /asia/hongkong/traveltips/hk_transportation.html   (1354 words)

  
 Citybus - Main page
Citybus to Operate Special Route 117R from Hong Kong Stadium to Mong Kok
Citybus and NWFB Blue Sky Plan to Enhance the Emission Performance of Entire Bus Fleet
Citybus to Operate Special Route 117R for HKSAR 10th Anniversary Celebration Activities
www.citybus.com.hk /eng/main.asp   (209 words)

  
 rec.travel guide to Hong Kong
Hong Kong proper is on an island (the second-largest of the islands) just south of the southern tip of the peninsula.
Hong Kong is a British colony, so as you may expect, cars travel on the _left_ side of the road.
Hong Kong residents and tourists are required to have valid identification on hand at all times.
www.math.toronto.edu /~joel/hongkong.html   (11629 words)

  
 main front english version
Citybus and New World First Bus (¡§NWFB¡¨) will implement the ¡§Holiday $2 Concession Scheme for Senior Citizens¡¨, for a period of three years, from 28 January 2006 (this Saturday) to 31 January 2009.
The scheme applies to Citybus Hong Kong Island Franchised Routes (except the Recreational Routes 260, 314, 629 and 29R), and Citybus Non-franchised Residential Routes.
The scheme applies to all Citybus and NWFB routes (except the Racecourse Routes 802, 807 and 811, Cityflyer Routes A11, A12, A21, A22 and P21, and Citybus Disneyland Express Routes R11, R21 and R22).
www.nwfb.com.hk /eng/news/database/news05.asp?news_id=978&yr=2006&cate=A   (509 words)

  
 Hong Kong
Hong Kong is the major gateway to China and is easily accessible anywhere to / from Asia.
Hong Kong is small and crowded, which makes public transport the only practical way to get around.
Mass Transit Railway (MTR) connects the main districts of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and all the way to Tsuen Wan in the New Territories.
www.travel.com.hk /hongkong.htm   (278 words)

  
 Hong Kong Travel Guide | LukeTravels.com
You haven't been to Hong Kong until you have crossed the harbor via the Star Ferry, still the most romantic and inexpensive way to commute.
On Hong Kong island there's Citybus (which runs a fleet of mostly air conditioned double-decker buses) and probably a few smaller operators.
Between Hong Kong and Kowloon are the Star Ferry (which is HK$2.20 on the upper deck, and $1.20 on the commuter's deck), and a few hover-ferry services which are faster, and cost about HK$4.
www.luketravels.com /hong-kong/gettingaround.htm   (1021 words)

  
 Photo Guide to Hong Kong
On Hong Kong island there's Citybus (which runs a fleet of mostly airconditioned doubledecker buses) and probably a few smaller operators.
Between Hong Kong and Kowloon are the Star Ferry (which is HK$2.20 on the upper deck, and $1.20 on the commuter's deck), and a few Hoverferry services which are faster, and cost about HK$4.
In Hong Kong go to Sheung Wan (Shun Tak Center-for the jetfoils to Macau) and the ferry piers to outlying islands.
www.photoguide.to /hongkong/transport.html   (726 words)

  
 Travel Around Hong Kong - Getting Around   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Runs from Central station in Hong Kong Island and runs through western Kowloon to the southwestern New Territories, where it ends at Tsuen Wan station.
Ferry transport connects Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the Outlying Islands, Macau and Mainland China.
Fares are metered by the distances from the airport to major areas in Hong Kong.
www.morecityhotels.com /travel_around_hongkong/hongkong_around.php   (1379 words)

  
 Hong Kong Photo Gallery * Aberdeen *
Hong Kong is made up of over 200 islands in the South China Sea.
Many of Hong Kong's richest people buy villas along the south coast for their spectactular views of the ocean.
Aberdeen is a fishing port on the south side of Hong Kong Island.
www.geocities.com /asiaglobe/gallery/aberdeen.htm   (463 words)

  
 Hong Kong Travel Guide -
Holders of a valid foreign licence who are over 18 years old can drive for their first year of residence, after which they must apply for a local licence.
The most accessible places to drive to are Lantua Island, Macau and Guangzhou, which include ferry trips.
Citybus (tel: 27 36 38 88) and CTS (tel: 28 53 38 88) offer coach services to Guangzhou and Shenzhen, departing from the China Hong Kong City terminal in Kowloon and other pick-up points, including the Island Shangri-La Hotel in Admiralty.
www.explore-hongkong.com /490/By_Road.html   (171 words)

  
 Transportation and getting to Hong Kong Disneyland
Before getting to Hong Kong Disneyland, visitors will be happy to find out that there are a number of convenient ways of getting transport to Hong Kong Disneyland which is located on Lantau Island, the largest outlying island in Hong Kong that is almost twice the size of Hong Kong Island.
To get to Hong Kong Disneyland, visitors are able to get directions and information from the friendly staff at the Disneyland Public Transport Interchange which serves as the arrival point for visitors traveling by the Mass Transit Railway (MTR), bus, car, coach or taxi.
Another convenient and direct way to Hong Kong Disneyland is to use the Citybus Express Routes.
www.aguidetoasia.com /hong-kong/transportation-to-hong-kong-disneyland.php   (391 words)

  
 Hong Kong - Getting there — Paguro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
As Hong Kong only has one airport, and it is a commercial airport with outrageously expensive landing fees, people do not fly privately around Hong Kong.
Since Hong Kong is a city, and a Special Administrative region of China which requires a visa to enter the rest of China, there is no where to go within Hong Kong by train.
Most of the roads are toll free in Hong Kong, but the tunnels will always cost you, so be ready with the appropriate fare, which ranges from HKD $5-20.
www.paguro.net /Members/jfoster/HongKong/g/chinasar_hongkong_gettingthere   (1222 words)

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