Chui says Macau ‘is a friendly & open int’l tourism partner’

The local government will strengthen Macau’s role as a hub for linking the nation with the rest of the world.

15 Oct, 2019

Tourism chief expects close to 40 million visitors this year

Macau Government Tourism Office expects Macau’s number of visitor arrivals this year reach almost 40 million.

14 Oct, 2019

Tam says Art Macao shows draws over 16 million visits

The six-month-long Art Macao cultural event attracted over 16 million visits.

10 Oct, 2019

National Day Golden Week visitors rise 11.5%: MGTO

Macau recorded 984,996 visitor arrivals during the mainland’s seven-day National Day Golden Week holiday.

9 Oct, 2019

Japan wins fireworks contest

Japan won the 30th Macau International Fireworks Display Contest — China and France are the first and second runners-up.

8 Oct, 2019

MGTO presents mapping show to mark 70th anniversary of PRC

A special mapping show titled “Glorious Splendour in Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China” at the Ruins of St. Paul’s for three consecutive nights will be presented to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Modern China.

30 Sep, 2019

Argentina, Brazil & Jiangsu to be tourism forum’s partners

Argentina, Brazil and Jiangsu province will be the partners of Macau’s three-day 2018 Global Tourism Economy Forum next month.

25 Sep, 2019

Visitors rise 6.5% to 3.6 million in August

Macau’s number of visitor arrivals rose 6.5% year-on-year to 3.62 million in August.

24 Sep, 2019

506 apply for Macau & HK tour-guide licence in Hengqin: official

Macau and Hong Kong guides have applied for a tour-guide licence in Hengqin.

19 Sep, 2019

Mid-Autumn Festival tourists grew to 1.04 million

Tourist arrivals during the Mid-Autumn Festival recorded a growth of 9.56% compared with the same period last year.

18 Sep, 2019

GP Committee says circuit to get upgrades, extra safety measures

The Guia Circuit will be upgraded and additional safety measures will be installed for this year’s Grand Prix.

13 Sep, 2019

GGCT says no warning issued for travellers to avoid HK

The Tourism Crisis Management Office has never issued a warning for travellers to avoid Hong Kong.

11 Sep, 2019

Hotel guests rise 1.8% to 8.1 million in Jan-July

Macau’s 1,190 hotels and guesthouses recorded 8.16 million guests in the first seven months.

3 Sep, 2019

Ho wants Coloane to become tourism business district

Coloane is the “lungs of the city” and there’s room to “appropriately” improve its business development.

22 Aug, 2019

Macau welcomes 23.8 million visitors from January to July

Macau received 23.8 million visitors from January to July, up 20.0% year-on-year.

22 Aug, 2019

Ho calls for more big events during low tourist seasons to divert visitor flows

Government organising big events during peak tourist seasons has put further pressure on the city’s tourism carrying capacity.

20 Aug, 2019

Fireworks-fest raised to 12 competitors

The 30th Macau International Fireworks Display Contest will stage 12 firework displays on September 7, 13, 21, 28 and October 1 and 5.

16 Aug, 2019

HK protests have no impact on local tourism: MGTO

Hong Kong’s weeks-long protests have had no impact on Macau’s tourism industry, which saw a 20% increase in visitor arrivals in the first half of this year.

31 Jul, 2019

Hong Kong visitors rise 24% in June, thought linked to protests

Visitors from Hong Kong rose 24.3% year-on-year in June to reach 623,000.

23 Jul, 2019

Survey suggests three-digit tourist tax: MGTO deputy

Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) Deputy Director Ricky Hoi Io Meng said Sunday that the provisional findings of a survey on the possible implementation of a tourist tax show that the majority of the opinions collected suggest that the amount of the tourist tax should be in three digits.

8 Jul, 2019