Protesters start a big fire using motor oil near the Citygate mall in Tung Chung on Sunday. These protests since June have deterred tourists and affected the city’s tourism industry. Photo: Felix Wong

Hotel and leisure operator China Travel warns protests could be ‘catastrophic’ for the economy as tourists shun Hong Kong

  • The mainland focused travel company says the protests have taken a toll on occupancy and room rates at its properties in Hong Kong
  • Company warns of belt-tightening after reporting an 11 per cent jump in first-half profit
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters start a big fire using motor oil near the Citygate mall in Tung Chung on Sunday. These protests since June have deterred tourists and affected the city’s tourism industry. Photo: Felix Wong
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