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HKIA Passenger Volume, Flight Movements Set New Monthly Records in August

9 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Passenger volume and flight movements at Hong Kong International Airport reached new monthly highs in August. During the month, passenger volume climbed 5.2% year-on-year to 6.8 million, while flight movements increased 3.8% to 36,950. Cargo and airmail throughput reached 431,000 tonnes, increasing 2.4% compared to the same month last year.
Hong Kong resident travel, which saw an 8% year-on-year increase in August, continued to be the main driver of passenger traffic growth. During the month visitor traffic also grew, posting a 5% rise. Overall passenger traffic to and from Mainland China...
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Hong Kong Launches First High Speed Rail Service

Hong Kong Launches First High Speed Rail Service

9 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Hong Kong's first high-speed railway - the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High Speed Rail - was launched today , bringing visitors from around the world the chance to travel quickly and conveniently between Hong Kong and cities across Mainland China. In particular, the new rail link puts Hong Kong in easy reach of nine neighbouring cities in Guangdong Province and heralds a major boost to tourism in the Greater Bay Area.
The 26-km rail link connects Hong Kong for the first time to Mainland China's vast high-speed rail network, the world's most extensive. Travellers will be able to ride from...
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