Visitor arrivals to Hong Kong down 39% in Aug-2019

    Hong Kong Tourism Board reported (30-Sep-2019) visitor arrivals to Hong Kong for Aug-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 3.6 million, -39.1% year-on-year;
      • Mainland China: 2.8 million, -42.3%;
      • Short haul (excludes mainland China): 510,219, -26.5%;
        • Taiwan: 107,702, -35.8%;
        • Macau: 106,591, +6.9%;
        • Japan: 89,120, -25.2%;
        • South Korea: 72,166, -36.1%;
        • Philippines: 47,488, -22.2%;
        • Singapore: 22,842, -39.5%;
        • Thailand: 20,325, -40.1%;
        • Malaysia: 19,763, -35.5%;
      • Long haul: 255,082, -20.6%;
        • US: 66,364, -25.5%;
        • Australia: 29,957, -25.3%;
        • UK: 35,032, -15.4%.