The Hong Kong Tourism Board’s lucky draw crashed minutes after launch on New Year’s Eve. Open to both locals and tourists, the draw was arranged after the traditional fireworks display was cancelled over safety fears prompted by months of social unrest. Photo: HandoutThe Hong Kong Tourism Board’s lucky draw crashed minutes after launch on New Year’s Eve. Open to both locals and tourists, the draw was arranged after the traditional fireworks display was cancelled over safety fears prompted by months of social unrest. Photo: Handout
The Hong Kong Tourism Board’s lucky draw crashed minutes after launch on New Year’s Eve. Open to both locals and tourists, the draw was arranged after the traditional fireworks display was cancelled over safety fears prompted by months of social unrest. Photo: Handout

Letters | What Hong Kong’s bad luck with New Year’s draw revealed about the city

  • The Tourism Board’s lucky draw fiasco laid bare the glaring ineptitude at all levels of the Hong Kong administration

Topic |   Tourism
The Hong Kong Tourism Board’s lucky draw crashed minutes after launch on New Year’s Eve. Open to both locals and tourists, the draw was arranged after the traditional fireworks display was cancelled over safety fears prompted by months of social unrest. Photo: HandoutThe Hong Kong Tourism Board’s lucky draw crashed minutes after launch on New Year’s Eve. Open to both locals and tourists, the draw was arranged after the traditional fireworks display was cancelled over safety fears prompted by months of social unrest. Photo: Handout
The Hong Kong Tourism Board’s lucky draw crashed minutes after launch on New Year’s Eve. Open to both locals and tourists, the draw was arranged after the traditional fireworks display was cancelled over safety fears prompted by months of social unrest. Photo: Handout
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