Basic services maintained but cultural venues closed; public urged to stick to urgent matters only.
Covid-19 deletes major event from city’s exhibition calendar; no alternative date proposed as yet.
Following slightly improved results so far this year, Macao Government Tourism Office lines up roadshows and touring caravans alongside social media blitz.
With a focus on culture, history, science and technology, 10 five-hour, multilingual tours will run until 31 July; each Macao ID holder will be allowed to join one free tour.
World’s top tourism players expected to take part in ‘hybrid online and offline format’ which aims to boost Macao’s tourism and leisure image.
More than 1 million online and onsite spectators propel gala to front rank of city’s tourist attractions.
Hotel stays, Nossa Senhora Village of Ká Hó, and – of course – buffets, top of the pops on this year’s MGTO Stay, Dine and See Macao scheme.
Tourism chief says Macao Week events may be staged in Wuhan and Changsha; Golden Week’s 137,000 arrivals ‘better than expected’.
Pousada Marina Infante and Grand Coloane Resort to take arrivals from Hong Kong and mainland China; Treasure and Regency Art hotels to host travellers from Taiwan and foreign countries.
Daily numbers dive to less than 25,000; tourism chief vows to continue promotions in GBA, lining up two-for-one deals when Macao reopens borders.
After being postponed by poor weather, the gala is set to entertain evening audiences over the week to come.
Tourism chief hoping for 60% hotel occupancy; discount vouchers and drone shows mainstay of campaign to encourage cross-border tourists.
Latest figures show visitor numbers dropped 19.6% last month, 30.3% in annual terms, as city feels the pinch from Covid-19 and economic downturn.
Residents can also visit Ecological Trail Garden of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants and get tips from pro photographers at Cotai Ecological Zone.
Future plans include greater cooperation with other Greater Bay Area cities and promotions in other areas of mainland China.
Choreographed to present 3D patterns, 880 drones – more than twice as many as last year – will take part in this year’s spectacular show above Nam Van Lake.
Public can now tour the museum online anytime, anywhere; two-for-one admission deal available to Air Macau until 30 June.
Monthly themes to attract more visitors kick off with Spring into Arts and include Tasty June, Autumn Delights, Festive October and Dazzling Winter.
Online booking platforms may face fines of up to MOP 100,000 for ‘aiding and abetting the provision of illegal accommodation’.
New choices include skywalk at Macau Tower; thousand sign up for tours, and more than 6,000 hotel packages already booked.
Popular event, originally scheduled for December, to be held in May instead; MGTO to use different theme each month to promote city on media platforms.
Stewed pork with tamarind and shrimp paste and fig and winter melon jam just two of the stars in short film showcasing city’s culinary heritage.
New law aims to put a stop to short stays in residential units, with an eye on the future once tourism recovers.
Gaming operator bosses confident of more visitors in the coming months, point to healthy results at start of Year of the Tiger.
Quarantine awaits the 40 arrivals, who had been faced with nowhere to live; another 60 due to follow soon.