COVID-19 epidemic affects tourism ‘very much’: MGTO chief

MGTO Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes admitted that the COVID-19 epidemic has been affecting Macau’s tourism “very much”.

26 Feb, 2020

MGM helps SMEs fight COVID-19

MGM said that to fulfil its corporate social responsibility it has launched the "MGM SME Anti-epidemic Support" programme as part of the fight against the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) epidemic. 

25 Feb, 2020

Macau classifies South Korea as high-prevalence COVID-19 area

Travellers who had been in South Korea 14 days prior to their arrival here have to submit themselves to a medical examination in Macau.

24 Feb, 2020

16 of 29 hotels closed over COVID-19 threat reopen

Sixteen of the 29 hotels and guesthouses that had closed their doors in Macau in response to the COVID-19 threat have meanwhile reopened.

20 Feb, 2020

Hotel occupancy falls to 11.6% over COVID-19 threat: MGTO

The average room occupancy rate of Macau's hotels and guesthouses fell to 11.6% between February 1-14

18 Feb, 2020

Macau MGM Hotel closes

The Macau MGM hotel has temporarily closed to support government measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Macau and in view of the small number of customers.

14 Feb, 2020

Grand Lisboa Hotel awarded 5 stars from Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its 2020 star award winners today with Grand Lisboa receiving 5 stars for the first time.

13 Feb, 2020

26 hotels closed over COVID-19: govt

The Macau Government Tourism Office announced that the number of hotels and guesthouses temporarily closed because of a lack of guests and personnel due to the COVID-19 epidemic has reached 26.

12 Feb, 2020

Macau’s borders crossed by 46,000 people daily

46,000 people crossed all entry points to Macau on Sunday which is the lowest on record.

9 Feb, 2020

CNY hotel occupancy rate falls to 52.9%

Due to the novel coronavirus crisis Macau's average hotel room occupancy fell 43.8 percentage points to 52.9 percent during the seven-day Chinese New Year (CNY) holiday period (January 24-30).

1 Feb, 2020

Wuhan virus pushes visitors down by 78%

Macau's number of visitor arrivals fell 78.3% to 261.069 in the past seven days.

31 Jan, 2020

Sea route loses importance for visitors to Macau

The number of visitors who chose the sea route to reach Macau in 2019 fell by 39.5% to 6.26 million people.

22 Jan, 2020

Bay Area bridge deploys 216 buses for holiday travel rush

A total of 216 shuttle buses with 12,000 seats have been deployed for trips on the mega Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge to meet rising demand during the Spring Festival travel rush until February 18.

16 Jan, 2020

Tourism Office expects 3% fall in visitors this year

The Macau Government Tourism Office expects the number of visitor arrivals to drop by 3% this year, the first year-on-year dip since 2015.

16 Jan, 2020

Local airports expects 10.35 million passengers this year

The local airport expects 10.35 million passengers this year, which would be an increase of about 8% from last year.

15 Jan, 2020

95% of residents support tourist tax: MGTO survey

Findings of MGTO survey on the possible implementation of a tourist tax shows 95% of local residents support such a tax, while 80% of those in the tourism sector oppose it.

10 Jan, 2020

Visitors rise 10% to nearly 40 million last year: police

The Public Security Police (PSP) recorded over 39.4 million visitor arrivals last year, a new record, up 10% from 2018.

3 Jan, 2020

Airport logs record 9.6 million passengers in 2019

Macau International Airport handled a record 9.6 million passengers last year, a year-on-year increase of 16%.

3 Jan, 2020

Macau’s 20 Michelin star restaurants

Macau now has two dozen Michelin-starred restaurants, including three top-rated establishments, since Tuesday.

18 Dec, 2019

Premium Taiwanese airline to launch Macau route next month

Several airlines have long been running the Taiwan-Macau route, and Taiwan-based Starlux Airlines is launching one next month.

18 Dec, 2019