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Tourist spending in Macau up 10 percent

MACAU - Macau saw the total spending of visitors (excluding gaming expenses) reached 14.5 billion patacas (1.81 billion U.S.

Special hotel deals at the Vegas of the East

SINGAPORE - Agoda.com, Asia’s leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced hotel specials for some top hotels in Macau.

Three destination pearls in one exquisite setting

LOS ANGELES, California - Richard Bangs’ “Adventures with Purpose” returns this month on public television with its latest episode: “Quest for Harmony,” featuring a trilogy of destinations:

Seychelles works to bring China holiday makers to the islands

Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, met with Mr.

Macau ASEAN International Chamber of Commerce receives Seychelles

Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, was received by Su Lone Kyan, the President of the Macau ASEAN International Chamber of Commerce, for a meeting in Macau when the Tourism Board

China tourists are focus for Seychelles

The mid-ocean tropical islands of the Seychelles has moved with new vigor its drive to attract tourists from China.

Hong Kong tourism operators charmed with Seychelles workshop

A number of private sector tourism trade representatives from Seychelles in Hong Kong for a promotional workshop have left happy, with reports hitting the Hong Kong media, saying that they had charmed

Hong Kong and Macau tour operators meet with Seychelles Tourism officials

An impressive group of private sector tourism professionals, along with the island's Ambassador for China and their Tourism Board, are in Hong Kong for a workshop and meetings with Hong Kong and Macau

Developing future business from Hong Kong and Macau

The Consulate of the Republic of Seychelles in Hong Kong & Macau and Mr.

Visitors staying longer in Macau

Visitors are spending more time in Macau as the average length of stay at local hotels has reached a new record high in October, official data shows.

Macau visitor numbers up 18 percent

Visitor arrivals to Macau increased by 18.0 percent year-on-year to 2.55 million in July.

Macau emerges as major tourist hub in Southeast Asia

Glittering casinos, hotels and nightclubs combined with a rich colonial past are making the coastal Chinese enclave of Macau emerge as a major tourist hub in Southeast Asia, attracting an ever increas

No end to Macau’s tourism growth

MACAU (eTN) - Some 15 years ago, mentioning Macau to Hong Kong residents would have attracted despising comments about the by-then Portuguese enclave: “rather dirty, dull, and sleepy city” were th

PATA Travel Mart celebrates booming times and anniversary

MACAU (eTN) - PATA Travel Mart 2010 in Macau confirmed that Asia tourism is booming again.

Casino operator seeks airline partner for low-budget travel deals to Macau

Sands China Ltd., Asia’s most valuable listed casino operator, may team up with a Chinese airline flying to Macau to start low-budget travel deals, boosting tourism to the world’s biggest gambling

Macau tourist numbers up 6.7%

MACAU - Macau's visitor arrivals in March 2010 totaled 2.01 million, up by 6.7 percent year on year, according to the figures released Friday by the city's Statistics and Census Service (DSEC).

New travel restrictions may hamper Macau’s gambling industry

HONG KONG - Macau casino revenue climbed 22.3% in the July-to-September period to a record 31.78 billion patacas ($3.81 billion), the city's Inspection and Coordination Bureau said Wednesday.

Spring Airlines to obtain traffic rights to Hong Kong And Macau

The Civil Aviation Administration of China has published a notice concerning the expansion of Spring Airlines's business scope making it the first private airline company in China to obtain traffic ri

Bangkok, Malaysia airlines to suspend Macau flights

MACAO - Affected by the global financial " tsunami", Bangkok Airways and Malaysia Airlines has either suspended or planned to suspend their daily Macau-bound flight services, the Macau Daily Post repo

Macau breaks new grounds in attracting tourists

Taipei - Macau is working to develop new tour routes, even considering linking up with Hong Kong and Taiwan in coming up with new and attractive tour packages for the benefit of all, said Maria Helena

Medical tourism comes to Macao

MACAO - The MaloClinicSPA is set to open in mid-2009 at The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel.

Macau – gaming revenues keep falling; Will China turn on the...

If things really collapsed in Macau, the mainland government will ride to the rescue and inject busloads of tourists to fill up the black jack tables, they say.

Asian high rollers feeling the pinch of credit crunch

Macau, which has replaced Las Vegas as the gambling capital of the world, is showing an "industry-wide slowdown" as a result of the financial crisis enveloping the US and world economy, while other v

Domestic tourism to rescue China’s tourism industry

As governments all over the world are pouring billions of dollars into their financial system to ride out a possible world economic meltdown, China is looking to its "relatively low-cost tourism" prod

Asian Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus meets in Macau

The officers and a working group of the Asian Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (AACVB) held a two-day meeting in Macau on October 23 and 24 to discuss the new strategic plan of the organi

Macau to be the host city for PATA Travel Mart 2010

The Board of Directors of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced that Macau has been chosen as the host city for PATA Travel Mart 2010 which is expected to be taken part by 1,500 participant

Macau appoints UK representative

(September 9, 2008) - Macau Government Tourist Office appointed Hume Whitehead as the new representative in the UK and Irish markets.

Macau, the fastest-growing destination in 2008

NEW YORK, NY (AUGUST 28, 2008) – More than 1.5 million international visitors have come to Macau in the first six months of this year, a 46.5 % jump over the same period last year.

Macau looks beyond China to fuel tourism boom

BEIJING - The tiny former Portuguese colony of Macau wants to attract more international visitors to reduce its reliance on Greater China, and hopes to do that partly by moving upmarket, a senior offi