Top PR firms turn down opportunity to fix Hong Kong’s reputation

Top PR firms turn down opportunity to fix Hong Kong's reputation

“We remain a safe open, welcoming and cosmopolitan society and an internationally connected, vibrant and dynamic economy,” the ad said. “We will no doubt bounce back. We always do.” 
But many activists say Ms Lam’s move was too little, too late.
Indeed, the damage is clear from the numbers – tourist arrivals in August plummeted 40% compared to the same period last year. 
The Hong Kong International Airport, normally one of the world’s busiest transport hubs, suffered its biggest monthly drop in passengers in a decade, handling 12 percent fewer in August. 
The Hong Kong Tennis Open, originally scheduled for October, was also postponed to an undeclared future date.

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