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2020-12-03
Macau's Secretary for Economy and Finance Lei Wai Nong said he expects more Mainland visitors during the Christmas and Chinese New Year holiday periods and said the government has a promotion scheme involving free hotel stays to encourage Chinese to stay...

2020-10-27
The infographics highlight the power that Chinese tourists have in fuelling tourism market growth (pre-Covid) in Asia. Casino-related spend is at the forefront of growth in Macau in particular, whilst gaming could also be shaping overall tourism spend...

2020-10-13
It is not, as some Western media have said because the Chinese do not dare to travel. With 637 million domestic trips during Golden Week, it shows that people are not afraid to travel.

2020-10-05
A sign Beijing is once again ramping up its anti-corruption rhetoric, combined with an increased focus on capital outflows are likely to be further factors hindering recovery in Macau, analysts said.

2020-09-25
China’s largest online travel group, Trip.com, has noted a 500 percent gain in searches for tourism products in Macau since China resumed issuing individual travel visas on Sept. 23rd, Macau Business reports. 

2020-09-24
A Bank of America survey held in August found that only 47 percent of Mainland Chinese travellers who want to visit Macau would be willing to take a Covid-19 test, casting doubt on visitation for the upcoming Golden Week holiday. 

2020-09-23
Genting Malaysia said it’s seeking to boost domestic demand and visitation at its flagship property in the country, but the overall outlook for the group remains “uncertain.”

2020-09-22
Macau has recorded a nearly 207 percent jump in visitors in August over the previous month as Covid-19 border restrictions on Mainland Chinese visitor

2020-09-17
Ha Tien Vegas is the latest of Cambodia’s casinos to restart, with plans to open its doors from Friday, September 18th.

2020-09-15
Hotel occupancy rates in the run up to and during the Golden Week holiday are seeing “meaningful” improvement, but average daily rates remain weak, Morgan Stanley says in a note. 

2020-09-11
“The casino issue is symbolic of the clear confrontational axis between top-down politics and grassroots politics… We cannot let matters continue as they have under the Abe administration.” So declared Leader of the Opposition Yukio Edano on Wednesday...

2020-09-08
Imperial Pacific International’s newly appointed CEO Donald Browne has reportedly told members of the House of Representatives Gaming Committee that the government’s actions have made them feel unwanted on Saipan.

2020-09-04
The Macau Government Tourism Office is planning to launch a tourism promotion campaign starting in the second week of September in Beijing.

2020-09-01
Hotel owners in Goa want the government to provide tax breaks as key attractions that draw tourists, such as the floating casinos and pubs, remain shut.

2020-08-31
The General Association of Administrators and Promoters for the Macau Gaming Industry has called on the government to extend the current gaming concessions in Macau due to the impact of Covid-19.

2020-08-31
A Thai politician has said he wants to start a committee to research plans for integrated resorts in key tourism areas, suchy as Bangkok, Phuket and Chiang Mai.

2020-08-28
NagaCorp said it intends to explore expansion in Siem Reap and Sihanoukville, but suggests the properties won’t necessarily include gaming.

2020-08-28
This week the Chinese government delivered a clear warning that it intended to weaponize the nation’s outbound tourism as it relates to the Asian ca

2020-08-27
Borders in Malaysia may be closed to international tourists until Q2, 2021, Nancy Shukri, the minister of tourism, arts and culture told the Nikkei Asian Review in an interview. 

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