Hong Kong, one of the world’s great tourist cities, saw arrivals plummet amid the shutting of borders due to Covid-19. Photo: Winson Wong
Hong Kong, one of the world’s great tourist cities, saw arrivals plummet amid the shutting of borders due to Covid-19. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong fourth wave: just 3.57 million arrivals in 2020 amid coronavirus pandemic – 36-year low for tourism hub

  • Near-total collapse of travel leads to plummet from 2019’s 55.9 million, a year that had already seen numbers slide due to anti-government protests
  • A year after first restrictions were put on entry, city effectively remains locked down to all but returning residents

Hong Kong, one of the world’s great tourist cities, saw arrivals plummet amid the shutting of borders due to Covid-19. Photo: Winson Wong
Hong Kong, one of the world’s great tourist cities, saw arrivals plummet amid the shutting of borders due to Covid-19. Photo: Winson Wong
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