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    Hong Kong visitor arrivals drop 94% in 2020

    The post Hong Kong visitor arrivals drop 94% in 2020 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has registered a drop of 93.6% drop in visitor arrivals in 2020. According to the provisional number of visitor arrivals in 2020, announced by HKTB, the destination registered only 3.57 million arrivals. Arrivals in January 2020 alone accounted for the majority of the annual total. As Covid-19 started to spread around the world in February, Hong Kong limited entry to overseas visitors and introduced stringent quarantine measures from mid-March onwards. Most people arriving in Hong Kong thereafter were visiting family members or travelling for other essential…

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    Thailand air travel is estimated to drop by 38% in 2021

    The post Thailand air travel is estimated to drop by 38% in 2021 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Aeronautical Radio of Thailand (Aerothai) has lowered its estimates of total domestic and international air travel in 2021 to 323,093 flights, a 38% reduction from its 518,790 flights estimate at the start of the year. Aerothai vice-president Thinnakorn Chuwong said the rising number of COVID-19 infections in Thailand and overseas has caused domestic and international travel to decline, while the government’s measures, urging people to refrain from inter-provincial travel, will further decrease demand for domestic flights. He said, however, that Aerothai estimates that the impact of the current…