Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung said the government planned to attract more international tourists to use Hong Kong as a transit point to other Asian locations. Photo: EPA

Tourist numbers up 3 per cent in Hong Kong; No 2 official pledges to support sector

Latest figures show more arrivals from South Korea and Japan, as lawmaker calls on government to look beyond mainland China for growth

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Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung said the government planned to attract more international tourists to use Hong Kong as a transit point to other Asian locations. Photo: EPA
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Shirley Zhao

Shirley Zhao

Shirley joined the Post in 2013 after reporting from China for a Hong Kong-based magazine. She has covered education, and now focuses on housing, land and planning.