Visitor numbers to Hong Kong have taken a hammering from the ongoing anti-government protests, but the tourism board has high hopes its new executive director can lead the sector’s revival. Photo: EPA-EFE

Former Cathay executive appointed head of Hong Kong Tourism Board to rescue protest-hit industry suffering worst downturn since Sars

  • Dane Cheng’s first task is to reduce impact of demonstrations on battered sector, lawmaker says
  • Board chairman says he is confident Cheng will oversee turnaround in city tourism’s fortunes despite ‘huge challenges’
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Visitor numbers to Hong Kong have taken a hammering from the ongoing anti-government protests, but the tourism board has high hopes its new executive director can lead the sector’s revival. Photo: EPA-EFE
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