HONG KONG -- Arrivals
in Hong Kong have bounced back after the SARS crisis last year,
with 14 million visitors in the first eight months of 2004, on a
par with 2002 levels, according to Selina Chow, chairman of the
Hong Kong Tourism Board.
August, in fact, set
an all-time monthly record with 2 million arrivals.
The U.S. is Hong Kongs
No. 1 long-haul market, and of the Americans who travel there, Chow
said travel agents booked some 70%.
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