Bloomberg reported that with the Hong Kong-China Reopening, China visitors to Hong Kong could rebound to 78% of 2019 levels this year.
China and Hong Kong borders reopened for the first time in three years to follow the idea of the city’s campaign on rebuilding the economy and tourism sector after the Covid pandemic and isolation.
Hong Kong’s chief executive John Lee has spoken about the daily quotas and testing requirements that will be dropped and boundary checkpoints that will reopen. Even after the border is reopened, vaccination certificates are mandatory. Travelers who are unvaccinated are banned from anywhere in the world. It is one of the toughest decisions of Covid control measures.
Hong Kong is framed as a visitors’ spot. SARs main focus remains on rebuilding its place as a business hub connected to China and the rest of the world. Tourism will play a vital role in enhancing their economy as an investment while the residents return to their normal life.
The South China Morning Post reported, the city moved to convince oil giant Saudi Aramco and its units to consider a secondary listing in Hong Kong.
Last year, the city witnessed a rapid spread of the omicron variant resulting in one of the deadliest outbreaks globally.
- Published By Team Hongkong Journalist