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Almost 100,000 visit Macau during Easter/Ching Ming holidays: MGTO

2021-04-08 03:32     Comment:0

Almost 100,000 visitors came to Macau during the 5-day Easter/Ching Ming holiday break (April 2-6), the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) said in a statement yesterday.

According to the statement, Macau recorded 99,568 visitor arrivals with a daily average of 19,914 visitors between last Friday and Tuesday this week. The statement pointed out that the average hotel occupancy rate during the period was 53.1 percent.

The statement said that 90,491 of the visitor arrivals came from the mainland, adding that the number of visitors from Hong Kong and Taiwan was 7,678 and 1,399 respectively. The statement stressed that mainland visitors accounted for over 90 percent of all visitor arrival during the period.

The statement noted that the daily average number of visitor arrivals during the 5-day holiday increased by 53.8 percent compared to the number of visitor arrivals during this year’s Chinese New Year (CNY) holiday. The statement pointed out that the daily average number of mainland visitor arrivals rose by 54.1 percent compared to the CNY holiday, while the daily average number of Hong Kong visitors grew by 49.9 percent.

According to the statement, local hotels reported an average occupancy rate of 53 percent during the holiday. The occupancy rate of 3-star hotels reached 59 percent, while and 5-star hotels recorded a 53.2 percent average occupancy rate.

The statement pointed out that the average room rate for hotels and guesthouses was about 953.2 patacas during the holiday. The statement said that the average room rates for 5-star and 4-star hotels were around 1,142.2 patacas and 654.1 patacas respectively. The statement said that the average room rate for all hotels and guesthouses dropped by 23.3 percent compared with the Chinese New Year period.

The statement noted that MGTO continues to promote Macau as a “healthy, safe and quality destination” to attract mainland visitors for travel. The statement underlined that more promotional offers will be rolled out for the upcoming May Day holiday, adding that MGTO hopes to draw even more mainland visitors to Macau in order to spur the city’s economic revival.


This undated handout photo provided by the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) yesterday shows visitors arriving at the city through the Barrier Gate checkpoint.

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