Visitor arrivals to Hong Kong up 20% in May-2019, arrivals from Mainland China up 24%

    Hong Kong Tourism Board reported (28-Jun-2019) visitor arrivals to Hong Kong for May-2019. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 5.9 million, +19.5% year-on-year;
      • Mainland China: 4.7 million, +23.6%;
      • Short haul (excludes mainland China): 779,653, +9.4%;
        • Taiwan: 145,912, -3.4%;
        • Macau: 116,949, +52.5%;
        • Japan: 115,504, +9.5%;
        • Philippines: 107,275, +18.5%;
        • South Korea: 106,017, -5.1%;
        • Thailand: 60,311, +16.1%;
        • Singapore: 48,231, -1.2%;
        • Malaysia: 39,857, +12.1%;
      • Long haul: 348,471, -0.3%;
        • US: 106,604, +2.9%;
        • Australia: 46,496, +7.9%;
        • UK: 42,058, -3.7%.