HOTELS & TOURISM | Staff Reporter, Hong Kong

Hong Kong realigns tourism industry, eyes attracting overnight visitors

The government allocated $17m to encourage projects.

According to the government news site, Hong Kong has adjusted its tourism strategy with an emphasis on diversification and to attract high-yield overnight visitors, Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So says.

Outlining the initiatives in the 2017-18 Budget in respect of tourism promotion today, he said the $243m allocated in it includes $17m to encourage the development of projects with local characteristics and environmental tourism. He also said the Government will support cruise tourism with a sum of $33m to be allocated to the Tourism Board for this purpose.

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