Hong Kong Monthly Visitor Arrivals Exceeds a Million First Time in Three Years
The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced that Hong Kong saw a provisional visitor arrival of 1.462 million in February, a triple of that in January. The figure first exceeded one million since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in February 2020 and is equivalent to about 30% of that before the pandemic.
Among the arrivals, Mainland visitors shows a significant increase. Other short-haul visitors mainly came from Southeast Asia. Share of leisure visitors is also on a continuous rise.
Provisional Visitor Arrivals of February 2023
Note: Because of rounding, the total may differ from the sum of the individual figures.
*Includes figures from long-haul, short-haul, and new markets, as well as the Macao SAR.
(Full details of January 2023 visitor arrivals will be released on 28 February.)