Tourism

Government to launch public consultation for the drafting of a plan for the protection of Historic Centre of Macau

The government will launch a two-month public consultation Saturday for the drafting of an official plan for the protection and management of the UNESCO-listed Historic Centre of Macau it was announced at a press conference held Thursday at the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC).

19 Jan, 2018

Government to consult public on shipyards’ heritage status

The government will launch a two-month public consultation on Monday about the ongoing cultural heritage evaluation of Coloane’s Lai Chi Vun Village and its traditional shipyards.

19 Jan, 2018

Macau holds int’l gastronomy forum

Macau Thursday kicked off its first International Gastronomy Forum to exchange views on the business potential of gastronomy and making cities better for people to live in.

19 Jan, 2018

Macau visitors tops 32.6 million in 2017

The Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) announced today that the total visitor arrivals to Macau topped 32.6 million in 2017, up 5.4 per cent from the year before.

17 Jan, 2018

2018 Macao Year of Gastronomy launched today

The Deputy Director-General of UNESCO, Getachew Engida said today that the “2018 Macao Year of Gastronomy” will provide an opportunity for Macau to develop regional and international cooperation with partners both within the network and beyond, strengthening its reputation as a gastronomic hub.

17 Jan, 2018

AirAsia plans to launch 4 new Macau routes this year

Low-cost carrier AirAsia will be launching three to four new routes for Macau this year, the airline’s CEO for Hong Kong and Macau Celia Lao Sio Wun told reporters Monday.

9 Jan, 2018

Hong Kong -Zhuhai-Macau bridge could open in May or June

The  Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge will open in the second quarter this year, according to  China Daily.

8 Jan, 2018

Macau airport passengers in 2017

Macau airport handles record 7.1 million passengers in 2017

Macau’s single runway airport handled a record 7.16 million passengers last year, a year-on-year increase of 8 percent, the facility’s operator MIA said.

5 Jan, 2018

Work on main section of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge to end in February

Work on the principal section of the world's longest sea-span, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB), is expected to be completed in early February, according to the China Daily today.

2 Jan, 2018

Macau gaming revenue grew to US$ 33 billion in 2017

Macau’s casino gaming revenue in 2017 grew by 19.1 percent to MOP265.74 billion (US$33.02 billion), according to the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau ( DICJ).

1 Jan, 2018

November visitors rise 9.4 pct to 2.8 million

The city’s visitor arrivals last month rose 9.4 percent year on year to 2.83 million, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) said in a statement Thursday.

28 Dec, 2017

Hato-hit Maritime Museum reopens Friday

The Maritime Museum in Barra will reopen Friday after some of its facilities and exhibits were severely damaged by floodwaters during the onslaught of Super Typhoon Hato

28 Dec, 2017

Macau gets new free public wireless service

Cooperating with different Internet service providers, the Macau Post and Telecommunications Bureau (CTT) launched its free Wi-Fi hotspot — FreeWiFLMO - at the Communications Museum in Estrada D. Maria II Wednesday.

14 Dec, 2017

Gross gaming receipts rose 22.6 percent in November

Macau’s casino revenue in November grew at the fastest pace in four months, according to data released by the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) on Friday.

4 Dec, 2017

Month-long light-fest kicks off

The Macau Light Festival 2017 – AMOR MACAU was unveiled at the Ruins of St. Paul Sunday night, kicking off a string of events and festivities to fill this whole month with new elements of tourism and leisure.

4 Dec, 2017

18 Macau eateries retain Michelin stars

In the Michelin Guide Hong Kong Macau 2018, a total of 18 restaurants in Macau have been awarded stars, while Galaxy’s Terrazza lost its single star that it had received for the 2017 edition.

1 Dec, 2017

Macau is platform for Chinese, Portuguese travel trades: Tam

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chong Veng said Thursday that Macau was providing a platform for the travel trades from Portugal and China to meet.

24 Nov, 2017

Almost 70 local and foreign groups will participate in the “2017 Macao International Parade” to be held in December

The “2017 Macao International Parade”, in celebration of the 18th anniversary of Macau’s Handover to China, will be held on the 17 December with 49 local and 15 foreign groups.

10 Nov, 2017

Paddington 2 to open 2nd Int’l Film Festival Macau

Paddington 2, which had its world premiere in London Sunday, will open the 2nd International Film Festival & Awards - Macau (IFFAM) on December 8, the organisers announced at a press conference on Friday.

6 Nov, 2017

Melco Resorts reported a 87 pct increase for the 3Q

Casino operator Melco Resorts and Entertainment Ltd on reported on Thursday a 86.9 percent year-on-year increase in profit for the third quarter of 2017.

3 Nov, 2017