Less visitation from Macau for Hong Kong


Fewer MSAR residents travelled to the neighbouring city of Hong Kong in 2016, of which total visitor arrivals fell 2.6 per cent year-on-year to 994,822, according to official data released by the Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department.
August and December were the two months that Hong Kong had the highest visitations from Macau residents, with total arrivals amounting to 101,070 and 115,218, respectively.
Data provided by the Hong Kong department also disclosed that the number of visitor arrivals to the city from Macau totalled 156,379 for the first two months of this year.
Last year, the MSAR saw fewer visitor arrivals from Hong Kong, amounting to 6.42 million, a decrease of 1.8 per cent year-on-year, according to the Statistics and Census Bureau.