A group of activists protest against mainland Chinese shoppers on February 3 in Tuen Mun, a town near the Shenzhen Bay border crossing, amid a series of anti-mainland demonstrations in the city. Photo: Felix Wong

Arrogant Hong Kong will be the ultimate loser with insult and intimidation of mainland Chinese visitors

  • Before venting their anger on the visitors, locals should remember the benefits they bring to the economy, and Hong Kong’s reputation as a world city
Topic |   Tourism

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A group of activists protest against mainland Chinese shoppers on February 3 in Tuen Mun, a town near the Shenzhen Bay border crossing, amid a series of anti-mainland demonstrations in the city. Photo: Felix Wong
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Mainland tourists take pictures at the Pavilion of Harmony, a scenic spot in the university campus of the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Sha Tin. Photo: Felix Wong
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Hong Kong needs to get balance right in tourism market

  • The boom in visitors from the mainland has taken its toll on local facilities and services, and more must be done to enhance city’s appeal to a wider audience

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Mainland tourists take pictures at the Pavilion of Harmony, a scenic spot in the university campus of the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Sha Tin. Photo: Felix Wong
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