The Macau Statistics and Census Bureau has reported that the city’s average hotel occupancy rate rose by 8.2 percentage points month-on-month to 54.7 per cent.
Macau.- The Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) has reported that the average hotel occupancy rate reached 54.7 per cent in December 2021. The number of hotel guests increased by 12.1 per cent year-on-year to 650,000, with the majority (81.6 per cent) coming from mainland China. The average room occupancy rate in 2021 was 50 per cent, an increase of 21.4 percentage points from 2020.
The DSEC has reported that Macau registered 7.71m visitor arrivals in 2021, up 30.7 per cent year-on-year but down 80.0 per cent when compared to pre-pandemic levels.
In 2021, Macau received about 7.05 million tourists from mainland China, an increase of 48.2 per cent over the previous year. There were nearly 2.45m individual trips, an increase of 31.3 per cent. Visitors from Hong Kong (589,014) and Taiwan (70,950) fell by 30.1 per cent and 31.9 per cent respectively as Macau remains closed to overseas tourists.
Mainland China continues to be the only country to have a largely quarantine-free travel bubble with Macau.