Macau sees highest visitor numbers since start of Covid-19 pandemic

Macau has recorded its highest single day and weekly visitor arrivals for a year.
Macau has recorded its highest single day and weekly visitor arrivals for a year.

According to the Macao Government Tourism Office, total arrivals were 32,647 on Friday March 26, a year-on-year increase of 1,309 per cent.

Macau.- Macau continues to show small signs of recovery as the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) reports the highest single day and weekly visitor arrival totals since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

An average of 27,120 visitors per day arrived in Macau between March 20 and March 26, an increase of 109.5 per cent over the Golden Week holiday period in February and a 77.7 per cent rise over the February average.

The highest daily volume since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic was recorded on Friday 26 March with 32,647 visitors arrivals, a year-on-year increase of 1,309 per cent.

The Macao Government Tourism Office has implemented an array of online and offline promotions spotlighting Macau as a healthy, safe and quality destination.

Macau authorities also announced that arrivals from Hong Kong will now have to undergo a quarantine of 14 days instead of 21 days plus seven days of health self-management.

Macau’s gross gaming revenue (GGR) for March is expected to be released this week. GGR reached MOP5.85bn (US$731.3m) for the first 21 days of the month.

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