Visitors to Hong Kong increase 17% in Aug-2018, driven by mainland China arrivals

    Hong Kong Tourism Board reported (28-Sep-2018) the following visitor arrival highlights for Aug-2018:

    • Visitor arrivals: 5.9 million, +17.4% year-on-year;
      • Mainland China: 4.8 million, +22.0%;
      • Non Mainland China: 1.1 million, +0.3%;
        • Taiwan: 167,791, -5.7%;
        • Japan: 119,194, -1.5%;
        • South Korea: 112,959, -6.7%;
        • US: 89,055, +7.8%;
        • Philippines: 61,003, -0.9%.