Macau receives 99,568 tourists during first week of April

Macau saw average daily arrivals of almost 20,000 for April 2 – 6.
Macau saw average daily arrivals of almost 20,000 for April 2 – 6.

The average daily volume of tourists arriving during the Easter and Qingming Festival holidays was 53.8 per cent higher than during the 2020 October Golden Week holiday.

Macau.- The Macau Government Tourism Office has reported that 99,568 tourists visited Macau over the Easter Holiday period from April 2 to 6.

Since March, the Macau government has started to allow the entry of returning foreign visitors who travelled to mainland China with a visa issued by the Office of the Commissioner of the Foreign Ministry.

Of the visitors in the first week of April, 90,491 of the visitors came from mainland China. There were also 7,678 from Hong Kong and 1,399 arrivals from Taiwan.

The Macau Government Tourism Office reported an average daily volume of 19,914 visitors, a 17 per cent decline from figures recorded in March.

The highest daily volume of visitors since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic was recorded on Friday March 26, with 32,647 visitors arrivals.

The average hotel occupancy rate for April 2 to 6 was 53.1 per cent, 4.5 per cent higher than during the October Golden Week and 3 per cent lower than March.

Although visitation has been picking up, Macau casinos saw gross gaming revenues of MOP$250m (US$31m) per day during the first six days of April, down 7 per cent from March’s daily average.

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