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2021-02-24
Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicated that the number of visitors to Macau in January 2021 dropped by 15.6 percent month-to-month to 556,765, which also represented a year-on-year decline of 80.5 percent.

2021-01-06
Average daily visitor arrivals to Macau exceeded 21,000 around the New Year’s Day between December 31 and January 3, while the average occupancy rate of local hotels exceeded 67 percent. On New Year’s Eve, Macau registered 30,747 visitor arrivals,...

2020-12-09
Star Entertainment Group’s newest development the Queens Wharf casino and entertainment complex will be geared towards attracting luxury tourists rather than high-rollers when it opens in 2022, according to chief executive officer Matt Bekier. 

2020-10-28
Tim McNally checks in with Asia Gaming Brief Asia editor Felix Ng to discuss the moves that NagaCorp has been making to offset the decline in international visitation this year. McNally also comments on NagaCorp’s initial thoughts on the China Tourism...

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...

2020-05-21
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. 

2018-08-03
With multiple new destinations opening up over the coming years, Asia’s casino space will have a very different feel in the 2020s. Of course, new

2018-08-03
Bloomberry Resorts Corporation, owner and operator of the Solaire Resort & Casino, is looking north for future expansion. Its latest casino ven

2018-02-13
The $1.2 billion Resorts World Catskills opened its doors on February 8, expanding the Genting brand in the U.S., even though the Malaysian company missed out on a license for its own property in New York State. The project, which is the biggest of four...

2016-07-30
Macau has been working hard to rebrand itself into a “party capital” amidst declining gaming revenue, and pressure for the city to diversify its e

2016-07-29
The number of visitors on package tours to Macau declined by 20.7 percent year-on-year in June, totalling 571,000 according to data from the Statistic

2016-07-12
The Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) is considering the development of leisure cruise routes between the Macau Peninsula and Coloane to boost to

2016-07-09
Newly appointed Puducherry Chief Minister, V Narayanasamy said there is a possibility that offshore casinos will be allowed in the region, emulating G

2016-07-04
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

2016-06-20
Melco Crown Philippines, operator of the City of Dreams Manila casino in Manila Bay says the government should do more to attract Chinese visitors to

2016-06-14
The opening of Shanghai Disneyland will have a minimum impact on Macau’s tourism market, says the president of Macau Travel Industry Council. The in

2016-06-09
Aquis Entertainment owned Canberra Casino will reopen its doors on Friday after a A$14 million (US$10.4 million) refurbishment aimed at international

2016-06-08
 When Hong Kong‐listed Imperial Pacific said it would double its planned investment on Saipan, a tiny Pacific territory that forms part of the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, it’s fair to say eyebrows in the industry were raised.

2016-06-04
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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