Articles tagged “macau”

Daily Lodging Report

Macau Marks Highest Visitation Numbers in 3 Years

Macau has received 245,000 visitors in the first four days of the first four days of the Chinese New Year/Spring Festival holiday week.

Tourism

Chinese Tourists Throng Macau for Lunar New Year Break

As the return of Chinese tourists helps Macau register the highest single day record since the pandemic, we wonder if these tourists would be able to do the same for other destinations.

Chinese Tourists Throng Macau for Lunar New Year Break

Daily Lodging Report

Macau Tourism Arrivals Still a Small Fraction of 2019 Numbers

Macau’s Statistics and Census Service said the SAR saw a total of 5,700,339 visitor arrivals in 2022, down 26% year on year. The 2022 figure compares with 7.7 million arrivals in 2021 and a record 39.4 million arrivals in 2019.

Tourism

Macau Visitor Numbers Set High Since the Onset of the Pandemic

The travel industry's attention will be focused on the strength or weakness of tourism numbers for China's lunar new year holiday in a week. Macau visitations could be an early indicator.

Macau Visitor Numbers Set High Since the Onset of the Pandemic

Hotels

Macau Still Empty After Casino Hub Reopened

Businesses in Macau, a special Chinese administrative region, are having to readjust expectations after the euphoria that came with the reopening earlier this month. Streets and casinos are still eerily empty.

Macau Still Empty After Casino Hub Reopened

Hotels

Hotel Design Goes Very Big

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at a new hotel design trend, United's deal with Mesa Air, and a rare big non-gaming deal in Macau.

Hotel Design Goes Very Big

News Blog

Macau Casino Companies Pledge Over $13 Billion Investment on Non-Gaming Activities

Six casino companies have agreed to invest a total of $15 billion in Macau over ten years, with more than 90 percent of the money pledged to non-gaming activities. In line with the easing of Covid quarantine rules for inbound arrivals, Macau has renewed the casino licenses of six companies — MGM China, Galaxy Entertainment,…

Tourism

Macau Brings Back Restrictions, Locks Down Casino Even as China Eases Visa Rules

China may have loosened visa rules for the gambling hub, but casino resort operators of Macau will have to wait a little longer before they get back to business.

Macau Brings Back Restrictions, Locks Down Casino Even as China Eases Visa Rules

News Blog

Macau Announces November Return of Mainland China Tour Groups

Macau plans to reopen to tour groups from Mainland China in November, the city's government announced on Saturday. Macau Chief Executive Ho Iat-seng said China's central government approved the city's request to welcome mainland tour groups again. Their return should be an enormous boost for Macau, a gambling hub that's been hit hard by China's…

Hotels

Thailand Looks to Legalize Casinos in Latest Effort to Win Back Tourists

As Thailand pulls out all stops to woo tourists, the number one tourism destination in Southeast Asia pre-pandemic is clearly feeling like it may lose out to its neighbors if it doesn't roll the dice.

Thailand Looks to Legalize Casinos in Latest Effort to Win Back Tourists