Visitors from the Mainland hit 3.82 million.
Hong Kong’s tourism sector is making its way towards a full fledged recovery after tourist arrivals extended their climb after rising by 8% YoY to 4.95 million visitors in May.
Tourists from the Mainland continued to account for a lion’s share of Hong Kong’s visitor arrivals after their number outpaced the growth of major market areas after rising 10.6% YoY to 3.82 million.
Visitors from neighboring countries in the region also contributed to the monthly tourism surge as tourists from South & Southeast Asia hit 319,104 whilst North Asia clocked in at 217,232.
There were also a larger number of visitors from The Americas; Australia, New Zealand & South Pacific and Europe, Africa & the Middle East.
Similarly, embattled hotels continue to strengthen from strong growth in inbound tourism with hotel room occupancy rising 4% to 88% in May.
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