Some Singapore travellers avoiding Hong Kong

Businesses in Hong Kong have been hit by the prolonged unrest, with local media reporting that tourism has been suffering since June.
Businesses in Hong Kong have been hit by the prolonged unrest, with local media reporting that tourism has been suffering since June.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

The year-end family trip to Hong Kong was meant to be a birthday gift to her mother, but Ms Sharon Long is now considering cancelling it.

Ms Long, 37, made arrangements for the week-long December holiday about two months ago, when protests against a controversial extradition Bill there had not yet grown violent.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 30, 2019, with the headline 'Some Singapore travellers avoiding Hong Kong'. Subscribe