Hong Kong as an Events Hub: Can Major Events Boost Tourism?

The Hong Kong government recently announced that over 210 events will be held throughout 2024. With the events held in the first half of the year, there are still at least 106 events to come, spanning various fields, including arts and creativity, festivals, sports competitions, large conferences, trade exhibitions, and financial summits. There are over…

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Golden Week Insights: Is Cultural Depth More Attractive than Fireworks for Reviving Hong Kong Tourism?

During the Golden Week, the Hong Kong Tourism Board organized events like marine pyrotechnic displays on May 1 and launched a “Golden Week Travel Website” for visitors, providing information on special offers, transportation, and attraction opening times. Additionally, the Yau Tsim Mong Shopping Festival, initiated by the Yau Tsim Mong District Office and District Council,…

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Ahead of Golden Week: Has Hong Kong’s reputation as a shopping paradise changed? “Hong Kong Style” Check-ins Become the Latest Travel Trend

Influx of Mainland Visitors Peaks During Qingming Festival 2024 During the Qingming Festival holiday (April 4-6, 2024), Hong Kong’s Immigration Department recorded a total of 362,000 entries from mainland visitors. This represents a significant 112% increase from the same period in 2023, although it still has not returned to the pre-pandemic levels of 2019, which…

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