Visitor arrivals to Hong Kong up 21% in Nov-2018, arrivals from Mainland China up 26%

    Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) reported (31-Dec-2018) visitor arrivals to Hong Kong for Nov-2018. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 6.0 million, +20.6% year-on-year;
      • Mainland China: 4.6 million, +25.8%;
      • Short haul (excludes mainland China): 851,079, +6.6%;
        • Taiwan: 151,502, -4.7%;
        • South Korea: 128,753, +0.4%;
        • Japan: 128,720, +8.2%;
        • Philippines: 91,678, +2.2%;
        • Singapore: 71,251, +3.7%;
        • Malaysia: 63,461, +12.0%;
        • Thailand: 49,520, +1.7%;
        • Indonesia: 35,850, -5.3%;
      • Long haul: 445,276, +3.3%;
        • US: 137,397, +13.4%;
        • UK: 57,782, -2.0%;
        • Australia: 48,813, -4.2%.