Organisers of Asia’s first Gay Games anticipate HK$1 billion in local economic impact and much-needed windfall for city’s events and hotel sectors. 75,000-plus spectators and 12,000 athletes expected for 2022 event.
HONG KONG’s event organisers, suppliers and hotels are in for a rainbow windfall of revenue with Asia’s first Gay Games expected to inject HK$1 billion into the local economy.
Organisers of the nine-day extravaganza are working with local sports governing bodies to hold the games and have expressed thanks to the Hong Kong SAR Government for the “progress and support” they have received in working to produce a secure and safe event.
Gay Games 11 Hong Kong is scheduled for November 11-19, 2022 and is expected to attract 75,000-plus spectators in addition to 12,000 athletes and artists from more than a hundred countries and regions.