A room in a guest house in Mong Kok which has turned into a love hotel. Photo: Danny Mok

Hong Kong guest houses transform into love hotels to survive protest slump, as mainland Chinese tourists stay away from city

  • App developer links local couples who need space for intimacy with guest houses
  • ‘Guru of love hotels’ tells how to woo couples with soft lights, mirrors, decor
Topic |   Tourism

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A room in a guest house in Mong Kok which has turned into a love hotel. Photo: Danny Mok
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Tourists at The Peak, which overlooks the Victoria Harbour and the downtown skyline. Photo: Sam Tsang

Tourist arrivals in October take sharpest plunge since Hong Kong’s anti-government protests began

  • There were 3.31 million arrivals to the city in October, a decline of 43.7 per cent from the same period last year
  • The number is also the steepest drop in a single month since the Sars virus plagued the city in May 2003
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Tourists at The Peak, which overlooks the Victoria Harbour and the downtown skyline. Photo: Sam Tsang
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