Even though youngsters in Hong Kong are grumbling about tough times on the job front, the upmarket image of the city is amply evident. Men are smartly dressed, women extremely chic and well groomed, and if you are a female tourist, you cannot miss the beautiful and classy handbags they carry and the pretty shoes they wear.
But times are indeed difficult and while Hong Kong people are reining in their shopping a bit, the upscale Hong Kong malls are kept in business by visitors from mainland China.
Whether it is tourist attractions like the Ocean Park spread over a massive 91.5 hectares of land, the Sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck inside the International Commerce Centre – the city’s tallest building with 118 floors – that gives a spectacular view, or the Ngong Ping 360 cable car, there is a huge presence of visitors from China.
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