Wednesday, June 29, 2022


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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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Beyond Macau: how Asia’s casino space is shaping up in the 2020s


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

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Bloomberry looks north for Manila expansion


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

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Genting’s New York IR debuts, eyes Asian tourists


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...

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Chinese tourists to S.Korea expected to halve in 2017


The number of Chinese tourists visiting South Korea is expected to fall by 4 million in 2017, compared to over 8 million recorded in 2016, Yonhap News

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Macau wants to be the party capital of Asia


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

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Package tour visitors down in June


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

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Visitor arrivals up 4.9 percent year-on-year in June


Visitor arrivals in Macau totalled 2.4 million in June 2016, up 4.9 percent year-on-year, according to the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC). As wi

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MGTO considers adding leisure cruise routes


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

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Puducherry Chief Minister to explore offshore casinos


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

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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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Government should do more to attract tourists


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

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Shanghai Disneyland not a threat to Macau tourism market


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

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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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Just the start ‐‐ the little casino that can


 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.

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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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Non-gaming revenue could reach MOP112 billion by 2025


Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) estimates non-gaming revenue could reach MOP 112 billion by 2025, in a newly presented tourism plan, local medi

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Package tour visitors continue to decline


Macau continued to receive fewer visitors coming through package tours in March, local media reports. The data, released by Macau’s Statistics and C

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Maharashtra concentrates on MICE tourism, new casinos


Maharashtra will be focusing on MICE tourism, with plans to set up a promotion Board specifically for MICE tourism in the state, local media reports.

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