Hong Kong sees double digit growth in visitor arrivals in Jun-2018, strong growth in China visitors

    Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) reported (31-Jul-2018) visitor arrivals to Hong Kong for Jun-2018. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 4.7 million, +12.8% year-on-year;
      • Mainland China: 3.6 million, +17.3%;
      • Short haul (excludes mainland China): 716,728, -0.2%;
        • Taiwan: 164,497, +0.6%;
        • South Korea: 96,260, -13.2%;
        • Japan: 93,742, +7.9%;
        • Philippines: 83,369, +13.8%;
        • Indonesia: 61,527, +7.1%;
        • Singapore: 54,009, -12.9%;
        • Malaysia: 41,644, -1.5%;
        • Thailand: 38,488, -7.2%;
      • Long haul: 322,448, +1.1%.