Visitor arrivals to Hong Kong down 34% in Sep-2019

    Hong Kong Tourism Board reported (31-Oct-2019) visitor arrivals to Hong Kong for Sep-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 3.1 million, -34.2% year-on-year;
      • Mainland China: 2.4 million, -35.0%;
      • Short haul (excludes mainland China): 691,590, -31.2%;
        • Taiwan: 94,497, -37.3%;
        • Macau: 74,881, +5.5%;
        • Japan: 64,624, -39.3%;
        • Philippines: 45,903, -18.1%;
        • South Korea: 40,684, -59.4%;
        • Malaysia: 20,027, -40.9%;
        • Singapore: 19,200, -53.5%;
        • Thailand: 15,564, -50.9%;
      • Long haul: 246,220, -23.9%;
        • US: 60,642, -31.2%;
        • Australia: 35,725, -28.5%;
        • UK: 32,157, -17.8%