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 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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
Compared to the previous month, visitor arrivals in November decreased by 3.4 per cent.
29 Dec, 2016
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
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’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
According to information released by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC), total visitor spending (excluding gaming expenses) increased by 17.4 per cent year-on-year to MOP14.64 billion in the third quarter of 2016, putting to an end the seven consecutive quarters of year-on-year decline. The third quarter also showed an expansion of more than 25 per … Continue reading "Macau visitor expenditure increased 17.4 per cent"
21 Nov, 2016
A total of 14 hotel projects were under construction during the third quarter of the year, expected to bring 5,606 new hotel rooms to the MSAR, according to the official data from the Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT). These new hotel projects occupy a total of 512,316 square metres. Of the total, three … Continue reading "14 hotels under construction in Macau in Q3"
21 Nov, 2016
Macau’s 107 hotels and guesthouses recorded 1.02 million guests in September, up 20.2 perc ent year-on-year, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced on Monday. Guests from the mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan accounted for 62.8 per cent, 12.2 per cent and 4.6 per cent respectively, up 20.9 per cent, 12.5 per cent and 40.6 … Continue reading "Hotel guests in Macau rise 20 per cent in September"
1 Nov, 2016
Tourist arrivals totaled 2,427,086 in September, a slight increase of 0.5 per cent sterdayar-on-year. According to information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC), overnight visitors rose by 11.8 per cent year- on-year to 1,311,533, accounting for 54 per cent of the total. Same-day visitors dropped by 10.2 per cent to 1,115,553. The average length … Continue reading "Tourist arrivals in Macau increase in September"
25 Oct, 2016
Mainland tourists are looking for local experiences beyond the usual tourist trail in Macau, China Tourism Academy (CTA) President Dai Bin said during a panel discussion of the Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF) on Sunday. Aside from visiting the Ruins of St Paul’s and other popular tourist attractions, Dai said that tourists were looking for additional … Continue reading "Mainland tourists seek local experiences says expert"
17 Oct, 2016
The Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) clarified on Thursday its official statistics on the number of visitor arrivals in the mainland’s National Day Golden Week holiday from October 1-7. According to the adjusted figures, based on data provided by the Public Security Police (PSP), the number of Golden Week visitor arrivals reached 770,000, an increase of … Continue reading "Golden Week visitor arrivals increased 19 per cent"
14 Oct, 2016
Macau and Portugal on Tuesday signed two cooperation agreements, one on food security and the second in the field of tourism, with the latter stipulating that companies that are already in Macau may also invest in Portugal, according to the local press. Quoting the Minister of Economy of Portugal, who signed both documents, the Tribuna … Continue reading "Macau and Portugal sign tourism cooperation and food security protocols"
13 Oct, 2016