Tourism

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

Macau UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy

Macau designated as UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy

UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova has announced the designation of “Macao, China” as a new member city of UNESCO Creative Cities Network in the field of Gastronomy according to a official statement of the government

1 Nov, 2017

Macau declaring cash

Visitors entering Macau must declare cash from MOP 120,000

Visitors arrivals with MOP 120,000 or more in cash (or the equivalent in other currencies) or bearer-negotiable instruments, such as traveller's cheques, cheques, drafts, payment orders and promissory notes, must fill in a declaration form and use the "red channel" at customs.

1 Nov, 2017

Global Tourism Economy Forum 2018

EU will be Global Tourism Economy Forum’s partner in 2018

As next year’s forum features the 28 European member states, GTEF will be on a larger scale than this year which featured 16 central and eastern European countries and Guizhou province.

18 Oct, 2017

Global Tourism Economy Forum 2017

Sustainable tourism a win-win solution for Macau

Taleb Rifai, secretary-general of the World Tourism Organisation and honorary chairman of the Global Tourism Economy Forum, said the challenge for every country was to ensure that growth and sustainability, progress and preservation go hand in hand.

17 Oct, 2017

920,631 visit Macau during Golden Week: MGTO

Macau recorded 920,631 visitor arrivals during the mainland’s eight-day National Day/Mid-Autumn Festival Golden Week holiday on October 1-8, the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) said in a statement Monday.

10 Oct, 2017

16 Eastern, Central European states to attend tourism forum

A total of 16 Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs) will participate in Macau’s two-day 2017 Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF) later this month.

5 Oct, 2017

Macau tourism master plan

Tourism master plan expects up to 40 million visitors in 2025

The Macao Government Tourism Office expects the number of Macau’s visitor arrivals to reach up to 40 million in 2025.

29 Sep, 2017