What’s the impact of Hong Kong’s protests on the travel market?

The warnings from several Asian countries about travelling to Hong Kong have already seen a clear impact on the travel market. Flight bookings to Hong Kong from Asian markets have fallen by 20.2% on the equivalent period last year. The recent wave of pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, culminating in the closure of the airport on Monday, has led to deterring people from making plans to visit the city.

In the meantime we are getting closer to the National Day Golden Week. As a result, many Chinese travellers are booking their trips to different long-haul destinations. However, not every destination gets the same share of travellers.

During our next webinar on China Outbound Tourism we will dig into the effects of the Hong Kong crisis on the travel market. We will also provide a forecast on the travel trends on Chinese travellers during the National Day Golden Week in China. This means that you will get a clear understanding on what the Chinese Outbound tourism trends look like during the recent and upcoming events.

Our quarterly webinars provide a thorough market analysis of the China outbound travel market. Experts from ForwardKeys will shed light on their own areas of expertise.

The coming webinar will include the following content:

  • A performance review on where the Chinese travelled in the past months.
  • The impact the Hong Kong crisis has on travel.
  • A forecast of National Day Golden Week: where will the Chinese travel to?
  • A deeper look into the TOP destinations among Chinese travellers.

Sign up now for our China outbound expert session because the spots are limited. Get all the details and register for the Expert Session through this link.

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