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Hong Kong welcomes 66,000 visitors in September

Hong Kong welcomes 66,000 visitors in September

Hong Kong recorded a visitor arrivals of about 66,000 for September, marking a 10.7 percent increase comparing with the number logged in August.
According to data released by the Hong Kong Tourism Board Friday, a total of 51,282 visitors were from mainland and the remaining 14,755 visitors were from Macau and overseas.

“Visitors came to Hong Kong mainly for overnight stopover, family visits, business trips or other essential travel needs,” the HKTB said.

“Cumulatively, Hong Kong recorded about 250,000 visitors from January to September 2022. Number of visitors recovered in the first nine months of 2022 is still below 1 percent of the same period before the pandemic.”

Hong Kong saw about 60,000 visitors in August, before scrapping the seven-day hotel quarantine and introducing the the “0+3” measure on September 26.

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