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Macau Q1 tourism spending falls


Macau tourist spending fell by 70.4 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020, due mainly to a sharp decline in visitors in the quarter. 

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Non-gaming spending by Macau visitors declined 11.8 percent in 19Q4


The Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) has reported that total non-gaming spending by visitors in the fourth quarter of 2019 dr

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SGR downgraded on soft consumer outlook: JP Morgan


A soft domestic outlook and potentially weak consumer sentiment over the next few months will subdue Star Entertainment Group’s earnings in their Sy

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Star Entertainment profit hit by fall in VIP spending


Australian casino operator Star Entertainment Group posted an 8.4 percent annual drop in profit, amid a fall in VIP gaming revenue.  On Friday, th

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Vietnam bolsters nighttime economy


Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered the government to find ways to develop more nighttime activities and increase tourist spend, local media r

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Singapore visitor numbers up in 18Q1, but spending down


Singapore welcomed 4.6 million visitors in the first quarter of 2018, a 7.3 percent boost from the prior year period. However, despite a rise in v

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Visitor arrivals and spending hits two year record high


Visitor arrivals and tourism receipts in Singapore reached a two-year record high in 2017, with strong flows observed China, India and Indonesia, acco

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Visitor spending increases 8.8 pct in 17Q3


Total visitor spending in Macau, excluding gaming, grew 8.8 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2017, according to data from the Statistics a

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Tourism spending, visitor arrivals increase in 17H1


Singapore saw an increase in visitor arrivals and tourism spending in the first half of 2017, according to data from the Singapore Tourism Board. Tour

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Non-gaming spending rises 17.5 percent in 17Q1


Visitor non-gaming expenditure reached MOP 13.75 billion in the second quarter of 2017, representing a rise of 17.5 percent year-on-year, according to

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Anti-corruption activity threatens premium spend


Increased anti-corruption activity in China over 17Q2 may pose a risk to premium spend, says Bernstein analysts. The brokerage, in its latest note tit

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Chinese tourist spend up 12 pct in 2016


Chinese overseas tourist spending increased once again last year, reaching US$261 billion, according to figures released by the United Nations World T

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HK gamblers prefer casino ships to Macau IRs


Hong Kong’s gamblers spend more in the casino ships that leave the territory for international waters than they do in Macau’s casinos, a governmen

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Non-gaming spend up 13.3 percent in 16Q4


Non-gaming spend from visitors to Macau rose 13.3 percent to MOP 14.8 billion (US$1.85 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to data from

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Tourism receipts, arrivals hit historic highs in 2016


Visitor arrivals and tourism spending in Singapore hit record highs in 2016 despite challenging economic conditions, according to figures released by

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Tourists choose shopping over gambling: Bloomberg


Shopping has taken over gambling as the biggest earner in Singapore’s tourism industry, rising 44 percent year-on-year in the six months through Jun

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Total visitor spending up 17.4 percent in 16Q3


Total visitor spending (ex-gaming) increased 17.4 percent year-on-year to MOP 14.6 billion in 16Q3, according to information released by the Statistic

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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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Chinese visitation and spending up in Australia


Chinese visitor spending for the year ended March 16, 2016  went up 25 percent year-on-year, to A$8.9 billion (US$6.5 billion), according to Touri

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