Visitor arrivals to Hong Kong more than halved in Dec-2019

    Hong Kong Tourism Board reported (31-Jan-2020) visitor arrivals to Hong Kong for Dec-2019 and for the 12 months ended Dec-2019. Details include:

    • Dec-2019:
      • Visitor arrivals: 3.2 million, -51.5% year-on-year;
        • Mainland China: 2.4 million, -53.2%;
        • Macau: 103,260, -37.5%;
        • Taiwan: 82,950, -53.4%;
        • Philippines: 80,293, -20.7%;
        • US: 73,822, -37.2%;
        • Japan: 51,033, -59.6%;
    • 12 months ended Dec-2019:
      • Visitor arrivals: 55.9 million, -14.2% year-on-year;
        • Mainland China: 43.8 million, -14.2%;
        • Taiwan: 1.5 million, -20.1%;
        • Macau: 1.2 million, +13.1%;
        • US: 1.1 million, -15.1%;
        • Japan: 1.1 million, -16.2%;
        • South Korea: +1.0 million, -26.7%.