Great Hong Kong Tourism Scourge Receding

The Hong Kong Tourim Board released some encouraging data recently.

Their numbers indicate the global financial meltdown has dealt a blow to this town's economy in the form of a 12.2% drop in visitors to this ex-British colonial outpost. 

It seems folk the world over, including our mainland compatriots, are cutting back on luxuries and non-essentials. Like trips to Hong Kong.

It's not difficult to extrapolate that a 12.2% drop in tourist numbers equates to 12.2% more elbow room on our crowded streets.

I'm with Hemlock on this one, (Tue 12 Jun 2007) (Mon 20 Mar 2006) (Sun 07 May 2006). Fingers crossed those visitor numbers keep nose-diving.

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