Chinese group tours for the holiday are set to plunge 86% compared to last year, and flight prices from Shanghai to Hong Kong are 38% cheaper, and only 30% of hotel rooms are booked for the time.
Tourist arrivals to Hong Kong dipped slightly in July with a 5% decrease but they absolutely plummeted in August by 40%.
Chinese travelers to Serbia by air increased 22% and to Bosnia and Herzegovina rose almost 50% in January to May 2019 due to the visa-free policy.
It would definitely help if the government could temporarily waive these operating expenses so that airlines operating in Hong Kong can remain commercially viable.
Ever since the beginning of this month, more than 20,000 people have booked Ctrip travel packages to Japan for National Day Holiday.
Klook has seen rail grow to become a preferred mode of transport among FITs visiting western Japan, with nearly a 500% increase in rail services bookings made between August 2018 and August 2019.
The theme park industry is booming in the country, highlighted by the Shanghai Disney Resort.
Chinese travelers have booked trips to tourist destinations in 88 countries and regions, with Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Russia and Indonesia among the top outbound destinations.
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