HONG Kong generated the most interest from Chinese travellers this year, taking tops in the number of page views researching holiday destinations in the period leading up to and during the Lunar New Year.
This is according to DaoDao.com, TripAdvisor's portal for Chinese users.
The most viewed shopping mall was the newly-opened Hysan Place in Causeway Bay, followed by Times Square, DFS at the Hong Kong International Airport, Sogo in TST and Langham Place Shopping Mall.
For accommodation, the city's well-known five-star hotels such as The Langham, The Upper House, Langham Place, L'hotel Nina and Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel were among those gaining the most eyeballs. Three- and four-star hotels such as Disney's Hollywood Hotel, Novotel on Nathan Road and Holiday Inn Express Causeway Bay also registered high viewership.
Meanwhile, Hong Kong's guesthouses and unique concept properties such as Hello HK in Tsim Tsa Tsui, Causeway Bay Inn and T Hotel in Pokfulam also attracted the interest of Chinese travellers.
Other cities on the list of the top ten most viewed destinations include: Bangkok, Macau, Taipei, Singapore, Phuket, Seoul, Boracay, Dubai and Bali.