Shenzhen continues to be in the top ten cities for international tourism on the Euromonitor top 100 city destinations ranking list staying at #9. Around 12.6 million international tourists visited Shenzhen in 2017. According to the report the number of tourists to Shenzhen is set to increase to 15.3 million in 2020 and 20.5 million in 2025.
No doubt the new high speed train from Hong Kong to Shenzhen is going to increase this flow of tourists and lead to increased hotel bookings.
Many international arrivals come to Shenzhen for business or tourism.