Tourism industry insiders said a great portion of the arrivals were day-trippers from Guangdong. Photo: SCMP Pictures Tourism industry insiders said a great portion of the arrivals were day-trippers from Guangdong. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Tourism industry insiders said a great portion of the arrivals were day-trippers from Guangdong. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Hong Kong tourist numbers up, but no cash bonanza for retailers as Chinese visitors spend less and leave sooner

First three days of week-long National Day holiday saw 3.6 per cent more tourists visit than in same period last year, but ‘visitors right now are totally different from those in previous years’

Topic |   Chinese tourists
Tourism industry insiders said a great portion of the arrivals were day-trippers from Guangdong. Photo: SCMP Pictures Tourism industry insiders said a great portion of the arrivals were day-trippers from Guangdong. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Tourism industry insiders said a great portion of the arrivals were day-trippers from Guangdong. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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