Last year about 450,000 visitors used Airbnb to secure accommodation in Hong Kong, which generated HK$2.6 billion in economic activity, the company said. Photo: AFP

With crackdowns on Uber and Airbnb, does the sharing economy have a future in Hong Kong?

Drivers have been fined and home rentals face stricter laws, and while businesses and users remain hopeful, analysts say the hardline approach will continue to protect the vested interests of established competitors

Topic |   Sharing economy

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Last year about 450,000 visitors used Airbnb to secure accommodation in Hong Kong, which generated HK$2.6 billion in economic activity, the company said. Photo: AFP
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