High occupancy and healthy rates in hotels outperform Chinese New Year as heavy MGTO promotion encourages mainlanders to visit in their thousands.
Queues outside restaurants and inns nearing capacity – Macao takes its first step back towards pre-Covid-19 days.
Macao prepares for 1 to 5 May; mainland visitors have recently increased with the pandemic situation stabilising on both sides.
Carrier’s move reflects expectations of a bumper Golden Week as hordes of mainland tourists who have been cooped up by Covid-19 head for Macao.
Relaxed quarantine measures and huge thirst for travel make the city top choice for mainlanders, promising a healthy start to the summer for travel and gaming businesses.
A bar-bending workers’ union and the Falun Gong sect are the only two groups that plan to mark May Day with gatherings tomorrow.