Mainland tourists at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong’s struggling tourism sector gets HK$100 million cash sweetener, but industry says it means ‘nothing’ with no customers

  • Travel agents will be offered a cash incentive of HK$120 per inbound tourist staying overnight, and HK$100 per outbound tourist, with a maximum of 500 tourists per agent
  • But critics say the payments will go straight to the tour companies, or back into customers’ pockets
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Mainland tourists at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai. Photo: Dickson Lee
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