Tour bus ‘cemetery’ fills up in Hong Kong as coronavirus pandemic buries travel industry

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    Hundreds of tour buses are gathering dust in a makeshift car park in a container port in northern Hong Kong as the coronavirus pandemic continues to devastate the city’s tourism industry. The vehicles have been off the road for 10 months since authorities banned non-residents from entering Hong Kong in a bid to control the spread of Covid-19. The lot has turned into a “bus cemetery,” according to Freddy Yip, chairman of Hong Kong’s Travel Agent Owners Association. Support us: https://subscribe.scmp.com

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