Tourism

Macao expects more tourists between Christmas & CNY

Christmas and the Chinese New Year (CNY) are the peak holiday seasons in Macao, therefore the city can expect more visitors from the mainland during that time, Secretary for Economy and Finance Lei Wai Nong told reporters on Wednesday.

3 Dec, 2020

Macao’s hotels register 57,000 staycation guests in October 

Macao's 120 hotels and guesthouses recorded 57,000 staycation guests in October, a year-on-year increase of 13.6%.

1 Dec, 2020

Global Tourism Economy Forum aims to offer insights into post-COVID-19 recovery

The annual Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF) taking place online on 9 December aims to offer insights to help set new agendas for a swift recovery, in particular of the world’s hard-hit tourism industry.

1 Dec, 2020

Tourism and sports important components for Macao  

Secretary for Economy and Finance Lei Wai Nong said that "tourism+sports" was a new way to cater for the needs of the urban middle class. 

28 Nov, 2020

Grand Lisboa eyes 50% occupancy rate next month

Grand Lisboa’s occupancy rate could reach about 50 per cent next month, its manager, Henry Kong Fuk Leung, said on Thursday.

27 Nov, 2020

8th Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo draws over 22,000 attendees

The 8th Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo (MITE), which ended on Sunday, attracted 22,921 attendees.

10 Nov, 2020

Food-fest and more events planned

Until 25 October a daily average of 21,000 visitors entered Macao from the mainland, adding that at its peak 25,000 visitors entered Macao from the mainland in one day.

5 Nov, 2020

Government expects casinos to earn US$16.25 billion in 2021

The Macao government expects the local casino industry to generate MOP 130 billion (US$16.25 billion) in gross gaming revenue next year.

31 Oct, 2020

Hotel guests fall 81% in Sept, occupancy rate dips to 16.7%

Some 212,000 guests checked into Macao’s 177 hotels and guesthouses in September, a year-on-year drop of 81%.

30 Oct, 2020

SJM, ‘severely impacted’ by COVID-19, says recovery has begun

Gaming operator SJM Holdings said on Thursday that while it has been “severely impacted” by the COVID-19 outbreak and Macao’s ongoing restrictions on entry from the mainland, Hong Kong and other places, as well as the curtailment of transportation channels and quarantine requirements, it has seen “the beginnings of recovery in visitation, hotel occupancy and visitor spending.”

30 Oct, 2020

Hotel occupancy reaches 40%

Local hotels’ occupancy rate has reached 40% even after the end of the mainland’s Golden Week holiday on 8 October.

29 Oct, 2020

International Travel (Industry) Expo

The 8th Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo (MITE) will be held at The Venetian’s Cotai Expo from 6-8 November.

29 Oct, 2020

Visitors rise 97.7% month-to-month in September 

Macao's number of visitor arrivals surged by 97.7% month-to-month to 449,085 in September.

23 Oct, 2020

156,300 visit Macao during 8-day Golden Week

Macao recorded 156,300 visitor arrivals during the eight-day National Day/Mid-Autumn Festival Golden Week holiday, the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) announced today.

9 Oct, 2020

Mandarin Oriental, Macau granted 2020 Readers’ Choice Award from Condé Nast Traveler

The local Mandarin Oriental hotel has been awarded 10th place in the “Top 20 Hotels in China” category of the annual Readers’ Choice Awards of Condé Nast Traveler magazine.

9 Oct, 2020

Nearly 130,000 mainlanders visit Macao in 7 Golden Week days

A total of 129,967 mainlanders visited Macao between 1-7 October during the National Day/Mid-Autumn Festival Golden Week holiday, a year-on-year decline of 83.6%.

8 Oct, 2020

Golden Week visitors fall 87% in first 4 days 

Macao's number of visitor arrivals in the first four days of the 8-day National Day/Mid-Autumn Festival holiday fell by 87.4% year-on-year to 77,092.

5 Oct, 2020

Hong Kong vows to relax cross-border travel with Macao and Guangdong 

The Hong Kong government is planning to set up a "health code" system that allows quarantine-free travel among Hong Kong, Guangdong and Macao.

5 Oct, 2020

Golden Week visitor arrivals to Macao drop 87.2% in first 2 days 

Macao's visitor arrivals on the first two days of the eight-day National Day Golden Week (1-2 October) fell by 87.2% year-on-year to 37,619.

3 Oct, 2020

Macao looks forward to welcoming tourists from Hong Kong when the city becomes ‘low risk’

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said on Thursday that Macao looks forward to welcoming tourists from Hong Kong once the neighbouring SAR is deemed a ‘low-risk’ city.

2 Oct, 2020