Macao’s 118 hotels received 515,000 guests in January, a year-on-year growth of 14.2 per cent.
The Statistics and Census Bureau said that mainlanders accounted for 81.1 per cent of all hotel guests. Local staycationers grew by 40.5 per cent to 68,000, or 13 per cent of all hotel guests.
Guests’ average length of stay rose by 0.1 night to 1.8 nights.
The number of available guestrooms increased by 9.1 per cent to 39,000 at the end of January.
The bureau pointed out that data on hotels designated by the government for Covid-19 medical observation quarantine and self-health monitoring were excluded from the results.
Guestrooms’ average occupancy rate stood at 44 per cent, a year-on-year growth of 3.7 percentage points, The Macau Post Daily reported.