Visitor arrivals to Hong Kong down 44% in Oct-2019

    Hong Kong Tourism Board reported (29-Nov-2019) visitor arrivals to Hong Kong for Oct-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 3.3 million, -43.7% year-on-year;
      • Mainland China: 2.5 million, -45.9%;
      • Short haul (excludes mainland China): 423,983, -41.1%;
        • Taiwan: 98,734, -36.6%;
        • Macau: 67,214, -24.3%;
        • Japan: 57,179, -44.9%;
        • Philippines: 60,694, -19.6%;
        • South Korea: 45,591, -59.1%;
        • Malaysia: 23,563, -39.4%;
        • Singapore: 22,533, -54.4%;
        • Thailand: 22,272, -60.2%;
      • Long haul: 323,793, -27.7%;
        • US: 75,867, -38.2%;
        • UK: 46,605, -14.6%;
        • Australia: 37,086, -33.5%.