Analyses | Regional and economic development | 2021-09-13 | Sing Tao

Adopting tourism-oriented design in urban renewal to improve livelihoods



Kowloon City, one of the stops where the Tuen Ma Line passes, has drawn a large amount of pedestrian flow to the district since the full opening of the line. However, the problem of urban decay in the District has become increasingly serious. It not only causes inconvenience and safety hazards to residents but also limits the carrying capacity and development of tourism in the community. The Government should capitalise on the opportunities of urban renewal in Kowloon City District by incorporating the tourism-oriented design concept into its renewal plan to improve residents’ quality of life and turn depleted areas into popular attractions.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.