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Chinese mainland is top tourist spot for HK citizens

(People's Daily)

12:36, August 23, 2011

Edited and Translated by Ma Xi, People's Daily Online

People in Hong Kong like traveling. Based on survey findings, even with the gloomy economy, nearly 85 percent of Hong Kong people traveled last year, and their favorite destination was the Chinese mainland, followed by Taiwan and Macao.
According to the survey findings, 74 percent of Hong Kong respondents planned the same number trips for future travel or even more trips compared with last year, and 28 percent of people planned to increase travel.

In terms of purposes for travel, sightseeing accounted for 34 percent, shopping accounted for 16 percent, and 12 percent of people sought relaxation and refreshment through traveling. More than 50 percent of those polled who were aged between 18 and 29 preferred to travel with friends, while the older groups were more likely to tour with their families.


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