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Coronavirus: more bad news for Hong Kong’s battered tourism sector, with August arrivals down nearly 80 per cent from July

Hong Kong tourism declined further in August, with some 78 per cent fewer visitors than the previous month, even as the city’s officials discussed forming travel bubbles with 11 destinations and local coronavirus infections continued to fall.Provisional figures from the city’s tourism board, which were released on Tuesday, showed that fewer than 4,500 people visited last month, a 99.9 per cent year-on-year slump, and a 78 per cent drop from the nearly 20,600 people who visited in July.Worldwide…

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