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ISSUE 118 - Feb 2014
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Lunar New Year tourist numbers rise by 13 pct

Posted: 2/10/2014 12:25:25 PM
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There were 1.05 million visitors during the Lunar New Year holidays, 13 percent more than last year, according to official data.

The Macau Government Tourist Office said the number of mainlanders visiting between January 31 and Thursday had risen to 770,000 people, about 23 percent more than during the equivalent period last year.

The tourist bureau said the average occupancy rate of three-, four- and five-star hotels was 94.4 percent, 5.4 percentage points higher than last year.

Five-star hotels saw the biggest increase in their average occupancy, which rose by 6.3 percentage points to 97.2 percent.

The average room rate in three- to five-star hotels climbed by 17.5 percent to MOP2,387 (US$298).

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Chief executive promises Macau people priority in labour market in future

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