Visitors fall 93.7% in March, down 68.9% in Q1

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Macau's number of visitor arrivals fell 93.7% year-on-year to 212,311 last month.

29 Apr, 2020

Taipa Ferry Terminal to become Macau airport auxiliary passenger terminal

At least four airlines are planned to use the modified Taipa Ferry Terminal (TFT) on becoming an auxiliary passenger terminal for the Macau International Airport (MIA).

24 Apr, 2020

Ho to consider re-opening borders for mainland tourists

Depending on the COVID-19 epidemic situation, Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng would consider gradually opening Macau's borders again to tourists from the Chinese mainland from the end of this month.

20 Apr, 2020

Airport operator ‘hit hard’ by COVID-19

Macau’s airport operator CAM said in a statement on Monday that it was “hit hard” by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first quarter of the year, admitting that its profitability prospects for this year are uncertain.

31 Mar, 2020

Hotel guests fall 85% in February

Macau's 115 hotels and guesthouses welcomed 157,000 guests last month, a year-on-year decline of 85.4%.

30 Mar, 2020

Visitor arrivals plunge 95% over COVID-19 crisis

Macau's number of visitor arrivals plunged 95.6 per cent year-on-year to 156,394 last month, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced today. 

20 Mar, 2020

Government to offer locals returning home via HK transport to Macau

from Tuesday to next Sunday, the Macau government will offer Macau residents who arrive at Hong Kong’s airport from Europe transport to Macau.

16 Mar, 2020

Arrivals from Norway must undergo medical examination from Thursday

with effect from midday Thursday all those who have been to Norway within the past 14 days prior to their entry into Macau must undergo a medical examination upon arrival.

12 Mar, 2020

Wynn Macau keeps top Forbes Travel Guide ranking

Wynn Macau said in a statement that for the fourth consecutive year it has retained its position as the only resort in the world with eight Five-Star awards on the 2020 Forbes Travel Guide (FTG) Star Rating list. 

12 Mar, 2020

Macau issues travel alert from Germany, France, Spain, Japan

"Given the recent situation of the novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) in Germany, France, Spain and Japan", Macau's Tourism Crisis Management Office (GGCT) "has issued a Level 2 Travel Alert to those destinations."

11 Mar, 2020

Thailand keeps visa exemption for Macau SAR passport holders

Contrary to news reports claiming that Thailand's visa-free arrangements for certain countries and regions had been cancelled, the visa exemptions for the holders of passports of the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau "will not be affected" and "remain the same."

11 Mar, 2020

Thai officials announce extra measures for arrivals due to COVID-19

The Thai government has now enhanced prevention measures for COVID-19.

9 Mar, 2020

Macau imposes quarantine on arrivals from Japan, Germany, France, Spain (Update)

With effect from midday Tuesday, all those who have been in Germany, France, Spain or Japan within the past 14 days prior to their entry into Macau will have to stay under medical surveillance for 14 days.

9 Mar, 2020

Thailand imposes reporting requirement on Macau arrivals but not quarantine

Thai authorities on Friday said arrivals from Macau and five other jurisdictions would have to issue daily reports on their health.

6 Mar, 2020

Thailand classifies Macau as ‘high-risk for COVID-19’

Thailand’s Department of Disease Control (DDC) has classified Macau, Hong Kong, Taiwan, mainland China, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Italy, Iran, France and Germany as “countries/administrative regions at risk for COVID-19.

6 Mar, 2020

Macau issues Italy travel warning

The Macau government's Tourism Crisis Management Office (GGCT) issued on Saturday a Level 2 Travel Alert to Italy. 

29 Feb, 2020

Macau imposes quarantine on arrivals from Iran, Italy

The Macau government has imposed 14-day medical surveillance in isolation on arrivals who had been to Italy or Iran within the past 14 days prior to their entry into Macau. 

29 Feb, 2020

Hotel guests drop 11% to 1.09 million in January

1.09 million guests checked into Macau's 122 hotels and guesthouses last month, a year-on-year decrease of 11.4%.

29 Feb, 2020

Macau visitors drop 16.8% to 2.8 million in Jan over COVID-19 threat

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, Macau's number of visitor arrivals dropped 16.8% year-on-year to 2.85 million in January.

28 Feb, 2020

Smoking to be banned in all parks from Sunday: IAM

The Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM) said in a statement Thursday that smoking will be banned in all public parks from Sunday.  

28 Feb, 2020