Economists' Pick- Highlight
12 Sept 2019
According to a HKTDC consumer survey, over 80% of mainland seniors interviewed had travelled in the past year. New-generation elders enjoy visiting new places and are taking after the young by going on holiday whenever they like. A reputable mainland travel agent, CYTS Tours Guangdong Railway Co Ltd, is faring particularly well in elderly tours and rail tours. Vice President, Du Hui, shared his views on the mainland elderly tour market.
Online sales channels, including B2C marketplaces and social media, have become a new force in the electronics accessories markets in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. Given the young and tech-savvy consumers in these ASEAN countries, e-commerce offers an ideal sales platform for Hong Kong electronics suppliers.
One of the world’s most prestigious higher education institutions, the Boston-headquartered Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) created its Hong Kong Innovation Node in 2015, and in the years since has sought to drive innovation and entrepreneurship across the Greater Bay Area.