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Macau visitors’ non-gambling spending rises 20 pct in 2011

Macau, China, 21 Feb – Macau’s record 28 million visitors spent a record 45.3 billion patacas – not including their gambling losses – last year, a year-on-year growth of 20 percent, The Macau Post Daily reports today, citing official data. Visitors’ non-gambling expenditure accounted for some 16.8 percent of what they spent on gambling last […]

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UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 5:53 am

Macau, China, 21 Feb – Macau’s record 28 million visitors spent a record 45.3 billion patacas – not including their gambling losses – last year, a year-on-year growth of 20 percent, The Macau Post Daily reports today, citing official data.

Visitors’ non-gambling expenditure accounted for some 16.8 percent of what they spent on gambling last year.

The local gaming industry’s gross gaming receipts reached a record 269 billion patacas last year, up 41.8 percent year-on-year.

Visitors’ average length of stay remained unchanged at around 21 and a half hours last year.

The average length of stay of overnight visitors rose by about two and a half hours to one day and slightly over 19 hours. Same-day visitors’ average length of stay remained unchanged at slightly less than five hours. (Macaunews/Tourism)

UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 5:53 am

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