Hong Kong visitor arrivals up 14% in July

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Visitor arrivals to Hong Kong in July 2012 reached 4,369,786, a year-on-year increase of 13.8% (see: Hong Kong Visitor Arrivals in July 2011).

Cumulatively, for the first seven months of 2012, total arrivals rose 15.2% to 26,692,540.

Of all visitor arrivals in July, over 2.21 million or 50.7% were overnight arrivals, 3.6% more than in the same month last year.

The remaining 49.3% (over 2.15 million) were same-day, in-town arrivals, whose number increased 26.7% over last year.

In the first seven months of 2012, overnight arrivals and same-day, in-town arrivals accounted for 49.5% (over 13.20 million) and 50.5% (almost 13.49 million) of total cumulative arrivals respectively.