Tourists in Macau’s Senado Square, in July. Photo: SCMP
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How the Hong Kong protests are affecting Asia’s tourism industry – the winners and losers

  • As travellers from the region choose to stay away from the territory, other destinations benefit from big spenders
  • But it is not good news for everyone – proximity to political turmoil seems to turn arrivals off Macau and Shenzhen

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Tourists in Macau’s Senado Square, in July. Photo: SCMP
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Vegetarian sushi at Sushi Tsubomi, in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Picture: Jonathan Wong
Mercedes Hutton
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How to travel as a vegan in Asia - the best and worst cities for those eschewing animal products

  • Destinations such as Singapore, Taipei and Sri Lanka frequently top vegan-friendly lists
  • Japan, one of the least-friendly countries for vegetarians and vegans, is also hoping to benefit from the growing trend by offering more plant-based options

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Vegetarian sushi at Sushi Tsubomi, in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Picture: Jonathan Wong
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