Passengers on the Peak Tram look at the Hong Kong skyline. The city’s tourism industry is experiencing its sharpest downturn since the Sars epidemic in 2003. Photo: Bloomberg
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Nicholas Spiro

Hong Kong’s hotel sector is in free fall as violent protests keep tourists from the mainland, and elsewhere, away

  • In a matter of months, the strong fundamentals of Hong Kong’s tourism industry have been dealt a massive blow. The hotel market is now a proxy for the perceived stability of Asia’s financial hub, and things don’t look good

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Passengers on the Peak Tram look at the Hong Kong skyline. The city’s tourism industry is experiencing its sharpest downturn since the Sars epidemic in 2003. Photo: Bloomberg
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People hold up LED-lit letters spelling “Free HK” on Lion Rock in Hong Kong on September 13. Photo: AFP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Hongkongers feel betrayed by the system. Here are eight ways for the city to find hope again

  • Hong Kong is not alone in facing problems, beginning with widening inequality and middle-class stagnation. In times of distress, we must seek ways to secure our future as a critically important city

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People hold up LED-lit letters spelling “Free HK” on Lion Rock in Hong Kong on September 13. Photo: AFP
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