Number of tourists from Chinese mainland drop due to protests

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More Chinese mainland tourists are abandoning Hong Kong as a holiday destination, put off by the frequent protests recently against mainland visitors.

CCTV’s Yu Li filed this report.

Number of tourists from Chinese mainland drop due to protests

Number of tourists from Chinese mainland drop due to protests

More Chinese mainland tourists are abandoning Hong Kong as a holiday destination, put off by the frequent protests recently against mainland visitors. CCTV's Yu Li filed this report.

Highlights:

  • Up to 50 million mainland visitors come to Hong Kong every year, bringing profits to the local economy, and different habits.
  • Protests against mainland visitors has become more often than before.
  • A drop in visitors may result in a major blow to the local economy.