Saturday, July 02, 2022


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Chinese tourist numbers to Cambodia on the rise


The number of Chinese tourists visiting Cambodia rose 45.7 percent year-on-year to 841,340 in the first nine months of the year, according to a report

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Chinese visitors to Korea spike in Dec


Chinese visitors to South Korea rebounded in December 2016, up 15.1 percent year-on-year, according to data from the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO).

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Junket operators look abroad: Tony Tong


Anti-corruption policies and the ban on proxy betting has forced local junkets to expand into other gaming markets, says junket expert Tony Tong. Mr.

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Genting bets on China luxury cruise market


The Genting Group is making strides in China’s luxury cruise business, but it's a market that hasn’t proven itself yet, says Genting’s chairman.

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Korean stocks reliant on Chinese tourists take hit


South Korean stocks tied to Chinese tourism slumped after concerns that local governments in mainland China are trying to limit the flow of visitors t

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Macau sees increase in overnight visitors in Sep


Macau continued to see year-on-year growth in the number of overnight visitors in September, according to data from the Statistics and Census Service

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Chinese crackdown likely to have adverse effect: SkyCity


New Zealand casino operator SkyCity Entertainment Group says the recent Crown employee arrests are “likely to be adverse” to its business in the s

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Direct flights from Beijing to Las Vegas officially approved


The U.S. Department of Transportation has officially approved Hainan Airlines’ application to launch direct flights from Beijing to Las Vegas, local

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NagaCity Walk holds soft opening


Phnom Penh’s NagaCity Walk held its soft opening on Wednesday, with duty-free goods ranging from tobacco, perfumes, designer watches to cognac. Acco

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Cambodian police take down Chinese-led gambling ring


25 Chinese nationals are set to be deported from Cambodia after a raid on Friday at a villa in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district. Police were reportedly

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Shanghai Disneyland threatens Macau non-gaming


Non-gaming spending in Macau will continue to be threatened by Shanghai Disneyland, said Morgan Stanley in a note on Monday. “Average spending per c

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Bloomberry’s Solaire launches brand campaign in Macau


Philippines-based casino Solaire Resort and Casino has taken its brand campaign and promotions to Macau, reports Macau Daily Times. The creative marke

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Canberra casino reopens after refurbishment


Aquis Entertainment owned Canberra Casino will reopen its doors on Friday after a A$14 million (US$10.4 million) refurbishment aimed at international

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ASF’s Gold Coast casino continues to go ahead


Gold Coast developers say they will continue to plan for a second casino, despite opposition from the city’s clubs and hotels. In August last year,

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Resorts World Sentosa to adopt Alipay terminals


Chinese visitors can now use Alipay at over 110 locations within Singapore’s Resorts World Sentosa, the operator said in a statement on Monday. Reso

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Las Vegas to potentially receive direct flights from China


Las Vegas may potentially get around three weekly direct flights from China, which would help the region secure better Mainland Chinese visitation, fr

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Star Entertainment in talks with state-owned tourism giant


Australia’s Star Entertainment Group is in talks with state-owned China Travel Service, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. According to the Australi

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Visitors on package tours to Macau down in Feb


Macau SAR saw a drastic drop in visitors arriving through package tours in February, according to recent data from the Macau Statistics and Census Ser

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Macau sees decline in mainland visitors in February


Macau had over 2.64 million visitors in February, a 1.2 percent decline from the same period in 2014, according to the Macau Statistics and Census Ser

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