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2021-02-03
Hong Kong Secretary for Transport and Housing Frank Chen said that if the number of Covid-19 confirmed cases in the SAR decreases to low double-digit or single-digit numbers, a possible customs clearance arrangement could be reached for travel to Macau...

2021-02-03
Macau will face the biggest test of the mantra “if you build it, they will come,” as Sands China’s $2 billion “The Londoner” gets set to open its doors after the worst year in modern records for the world’s largest gambling hub.

2021-02-03
The push towards a more sustainable global future has certainly received its fair share of knocks over the past four years, with Covid-19 presenting a further major challenge for the environment.

2021-02-03
Sheldon Adelson, whose vision for gaming in Asia helped reshape the skylines of both Macau and Singapore, died in January at age 87, though analysts expect the company to continue with its commitment to the region.

2021-02-03
Frederic Winckler says that Asians have been playing a dominant role in the luxury market for some time, although for years this has been partially disguised by the fact that many of their purchases—indeed about two-thirds—were made overseas in Europe,...

2021-02-03
Lower operating costs and a better business mix are likely to have helped the bottom line of Macau’s operators in the fourth quarter, despite continued low revenues, Morgan Stanley says.

2021-02-03
The social and economic impact of the coronavirus should not be understated, however, there is a lesser known victim of the coronavirus that hasn’t received as much media attention over the last year - our environment.

2021-02-02
MGM Resorts may have walked away from its $11 billion attempt to buy the U.K.’s Entain, but it’s unlikely to be the last attempt we see from land-based gaming giants seeking to secure a foothold in the online world.

2021-02-02
Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.

2021-02-02
Wynn Resorts said it has again featured in Fortune magazine's most admired companies list, appearing in the top five in the hotels, casinos and resorts category.

2021-02-02
This week, we explore the findings of the recently released Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)'s Asia Pacific Visitor Forecast 2021-2023 report, which identifies three scenarios of growth and recovery for international visitor arrivals (IVAs) to...

2021-02-02
Macau’s health authorities have announced that they are expecting the first deliveries of Covid-19 vaccines to arrive this week. Frontline workers are expected to be among the first to be vaccinated.

2021-02-01
Macau's Judiciary Police recorded a 79.4 percent decrease in gambling-related crimes in 2020 to 1,114, compared to 2019.

2021-02-01
Macau’s gross gambling revenue dropped 63.7 percent in January, better than analysts had been expecting after renewed Covid-19 clusters on Mainland China slowed visitation later in the month.

2021-02-01
Macau's gross gambling revenue dropped 63.7 percent in January from the prior year to MOP8.02 billion, according to figures from the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau.

2021-01-29
Macau's health authorities are urging citizens to stay at home during the Chinese New Year, or at least restrict trips to neighbouring Guangdong Province.

2021-01-29
Wynn Resorts is boasting that the Michelin Guide Hong Kong & Macau 2021 has awarded nine Michelin stars to five signature restaurants at Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace, more than its rivals.

2021-01-29
Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicates that a total of 120 hotels and guesthouses were open for business in December 2020, with the average occupancy rate of guest rooms at 53.1%, representing a month-to-month growth of 9.1...

2021-01-29
The proportion of local employees in the middle and senior management positions of the ‘Big Six’ Macau gaming concessionaires is currently at 89 percent, Secretary for Economy and Finance Lei Wai Nong has revealed.

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