A group of tourists at the Chinese University campus in Sha Tin. Photo: CUHK Student Union Candidate Cabinet ‘Aurora’ Facebook page

University students in Hong Kong fume over influx of mainland Chinese visitors taking campus tours

  • Students complain that tourists are taking up space in canteens and on shuttle buses
  • Chinese University says it will step up management measures, such as recording details of coaches attempting to enter campus without prior registration
Topic |   Chinese tourists

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A group of tourists at the Chinese University campus in Sha Tin. Photo: CUHK Student Union Candidate Cabinet ‘Aurora’ Facebook page
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The rise in tourist numbers in 2018 was largely spurred by visitors from mainland China. Photo: Sam Tsang

Mainland Chinese visitors drive Hong Kong’s tourist numbers to record high of 65.1 million

  • Overnight visitors from the mainland were up 7.4 per cent and day trippers shot up 20.1 per cent
  • Tourism Board expects 2019 to be a ‘bumpy and unpredictable’ year thanks to an economic slowdown in China and uncertainty in the world economy
Topic |   Tourism

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The rise in tourist numbers in 2018 was largely spurred by visitors from mainland China. Photo: Sam Tsang
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