The drop in tourist footfall in August is the biggest year-on-year monthly decline for Hong Kong since the 2003 Sars outbreak. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong’s tourism industry endures worst August since Sars outbreak in 2003

  • 3.59 million tourists visited Hong Kong in August 2019, down from 5.89 million around same time last year
  • Number of visitors from mainland China showed second-biggest drop at 42 per cent to 2.78 million from 4.8 million
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The drop in tourist footfall in August is the biggest year-on-year monthly decline for Hong Kong since the 2003 Sars outbreak. Photo: Sam Tsang
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