Tourism industry representatives say a return to pre-pandemic visitor levels is being hampered by factors such as airline capacity. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
Tourism industry representatives say a return to pre-pandemic visitor levels is being hampered by factors such as airline capacity. Photo: Yik Yeung-man

Hong Kong back on map following easing of Covid curbs, with travel agency logging 2,000 per cent rise in searches for city-bound flights

  • Online travel agency Trip.com says queries for flights to Hong Kong shot up on Tuesday compared to same day last year
  • But industry leader warns surge in interest may not translate into visitor numbers, saying tourism sector will take at least one year to return to pre-Covid levels

Tourism industry representatives say a return to pre-pandemic visitor levels is being hampered by factors such as airline capacity. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
Tourism industry representatives say a return to pre-pandemic visitor levels is being hampered by factors such as airline capacity. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
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