Tourism

Visitors rise 5.7 percent to 2.5 million in March

Macau recorded 2.5 million visitor arrivals last month, averaging 80,684 a day, a year-on-year increase of 5.7 percent announced the Statistics and Census.Bureau

25 Apr, 2017

Macau hotel rooms

Sands sees no oversupply of hotels in Cotai

There is no oversupply of hotel rooms in Cotai, Sands China Senior Vice President Marketing and Brand Management Ruth Boston said on Monday, who is of the view that more developments in Cotai are attracting more visitors.

11 Apr, 2017

Macau visitors in February 2017

Macau’s visitors arrivals drop 5.6 percent in February 2017

Macau’s number of visitor arrivals dropped by 5.6 percent year-on-year and 13.2 percent month-on-month to 2.49 million in February, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced on Thursday.

24 Mar, 2017

Tourism plan for Great Bay Area

MGTO has no concrete plans for Greater Bay Area yet

The development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area will require “large-scale” cooperation among the three regions, and the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) has no concrete plans about it yet.

20 Mar, 2017

Macau Passport

Macau ranks 5th in North Asia visa-free access index

Macau ranks fifth in North Asia as far as visa-free access for its passport holders is concerned, according to the findings of a survey released by the Hong Kong office of Jersey-based consultancy Henley & Partners on Tuesday.

15 Mar, 2017

Macau hotels

Macau hotels guests rise 15 percent in January

Macau’s 107 hotels and guesthouses welcomed 1.04 million guests in January, a year-on-year growth of 15.6 percent, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced on Tuesday.

1 Mar, 2017

Macau visitor arrivals

Macau’s visitors rise 17.6 percent to 2.8 million in January

Macau’s number of visitor arrivals rose 17.6 percent year-on-year to 2.87 million in January, boosted by the start of the Chinese New Year on January 28, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced on Thursday.

24 Feb, 2017

Macau travel alert system

Possible tour cancellations as a result of new Macau travel alert system

Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes said on Tuesday that the travel sector was discussing the arrangements for possible tour cancellations resulting from the government’s new travel alert system, adding that her office was paying close attention to the discussions.

22 Feb, 2017

Pousada de São Tiago

São Tiago hotel to close temporarily

Pousada de São Tiago will temporarily close from March 31st and remain closed until the construction of the Barra Transport Complex is completed, SJM Managing Director and Chief Administrative Officer Angela Leong On Kei said on Tuesday.

15 Feb, 2017

Taiwan tourism

Taiwan recorded a 10 percent increase in tourism from Macau

In 2016, Taiwan recorded up to 140,000 visits from Macau, up 10 percent from 2015, according to a statement released by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Macau.

13 Feb, 2017

Macau Galaxy

Macau’s hotels log 12 million guests last year

Macau 107 hotels and guesthouses welcomed 12 million guests last year, an increase of 13.6 per cent year-on-year, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) has announced.

3 Feb, 2017

Macau Tourists

Chinese New Year visitor arrivals in Macau rise 5.7 per cent

A total of 614,357 visitor arrivals were recorded between Friday, the eve of the Chinese New Year (CNY), and Tuesday, the fourth day of the CNY, an increase of 5.7 per cent compared to last year’s Chinese New Year period, according to official statistics released by the Macau Government Tourism Office.

2 Feb, 2017

Macau overnight visitors rise 9.8 per cent last year

Macau welcomed 15.7 million overnight visitors last year, an increase of 9.8 per cent year-on-year, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced yesterday.

24 Jan, 2017

Overnight exceed same-day visitors last year says Macao Tourism Office

Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes said yesterday that the number of overnight visitors last year outnumbered same-day visitors for the first time in 10 years, a year-on-year increase of nearly 10 per cent.

19 Jan, 2017

Owners plan to re-apply for Macau Imperial Palace license

The owners of Beijing Imperial Palace Hotel said in a statement on Friday that they would return the licence to run the hotel in Taipa to the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), because they could not finish the necessary work required to meet the building's necessary fire safety regulations before the deadline - January 22 - set by the government - six months after the government announced the temporary closure of the hotel in July.

16 Jan, 2017

New Year visitors dip 6 per cent

Macau’s number of visitor arrivals during the two-day New Year holiday fell 6.12 percent year-on-year to 318,948, according to a statement by the Public Security Police (PSP) on Tuesday.

4 Jan, 2017

Macau’s visitors declines in November

Compared to the previous month, visitor arrivals in November decreased by 3.4 per cent.

29 Dec, 2016

Macau hotel guests rise 21 per cent to 1 million in October

Macau’s 107 hotels and guesthouses recorded 1.08 million guests in October, an increase of 20.9 per cent year-on-year, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced on Wednesday.

1 Dec, 2016

City of Dreams’ fifth tower named Morpheus to open in 2018

Melco Crown Entertainment is scheduled to launch its newest hotel brand at the City of Dreams. The hotel tower, a USD1 billion project named Morpheus, will open in 2018. The gaming operator on Tuesday unveiled the latest hotel brand for its fifth hotel at City of Dreams, which is named after the God of Dreams and would cater to the expectations of sophisticated and high-end travelers.

30 Nov, 2016

Macau visitors rise 1.6 per cent in October

Macau’s number of visitor arrivals rose 1.6 per cent year-on-year and 10.4 per cent month-on-month to 2.67 million in October, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced on Wednesday. A DSEC statement attributed the two-digit month-on-month increase to the National Day “Golden Week” holiday in the first week of last month. Overnight visitors rose 12.1 per … Continue reading "Macau visitors rise 1.6 per cent in October"

24 Nov, 2016