Articles tagged “hong kong protests”

Tourism

The Most Important Story in Tourism in 2019

While the story of tourism in chaotic Hong Kong this year is specific to that place, it also points to the tenuousness of the global tourism industry as a whole.

The Most Important Story in Tourism in 2019

Tourism

Hong Kong Tourism Board Scraps Traditional New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Celebrations will be more subdued than normal in Hong Kong this New Year's Eve, a fitting, if unfortunate, end to a year that has seen the tourism and retail sectors take a beating.

Hong Kong Tourism Board Scraps Traditional New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Tourism

Hong Kong’s High-Spending Outbound Travel Market Stays Firm

Hong Kong residents are still traveling despite protests that have been going on for six months — or perhaps because of them.

Hong Kong’s High-Spending Outbound Travel Market Stays Firm

Tourism

Singapore Tourism Industry Buoyed by Tourists Avoiding Hong Kong

Singapore's tourism sector has plenty of things going for it currently. Unfortunately for Hong Kong, travelers choosing to skip the protests there and visit Singapore instead appears to be one of them.

Singapore Tourism Industry Buoyed by Tourists Avoiding Hong Kong

Airlines

Hong Kong Airlines Plans Cash Injection to Stave Off Losing License

Troubled Hong Kong Airlines isn’t providing details on its cash injection plan, so the question remains if the HNA-backed carrier — which is on the verge of having its license revoked — can survive the troubles facing Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Airlines Plans Cash Injection to Stave Off Losing License

Airlines

Embattled Hong Kong Airlines Delay Staff Salaries

Hong Kong Airlines has been struggling even before the pro-democracy protests. Now it's clutching at the straws. Staff morale will plunge as salaries are delayed despite the airline saying otherwise.

Embattled Hong Kong Airlines Delay Staff Salaries

Tourism

AirAsia Founder Sees Hong Kong Impact Spreading to Shenzhen and Macau

AirAsia admits demand for flights to Macau and Shenzhen is down, but plays down the impact of Federal Aviation Administration's ban on Malaysian carriers from adding new U.S. routes. That's a setback for AirAsia X that was planning flights to the U.S. West Coast.

AirAsia Founder Sees Hong Kong Impact Spreading to Shenzhen and Macau

Tourism

Asia’s Airlines Cancel Annual Event in Hong Kong Due to Unrest

This is a pity. Asia's biggest hotel meet, the Hotel Investment Conference Asia-Pacific, gritted its teeth and went ahead last month. Even a meeting at the airport or a venue close to the airport is better than canceling.

Asia’s Airlines Cancel Annual Event in Hong Kong Due to Unrest

Hotels

Hotel Companies Are Feeling the Pinch From Political Tensions in China

The political tensions in Hong Kong and China are having implications for the hospitality industry all over the world. There is no clear end in sight.

Hotel Companies Are Feeling the Pinch From Political Tensions in China

Tourism

Hong Kong Disneyland Hints at $275 Million Plunge in Profit if Protests Continue

Hong Kong Disneyland was expecting a great year from its new Marvel attraction. Instead, it saw a less marvelous year marred by pro-democracy protests.

Hong Kong Disneyland Hints at $275 Million Plunge in Profit if Protests Continue