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ISSUE 118 - Feb 2014
 
 
What are your expectations for the gross gaming revenue growth of Macau’s gaming industry in 2014?
Decline
Growth above 10 percent
Growth from 0 to 10 percent
Stagnation
 
 

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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Visitors pay more to eat, whether they buy food in restaurants or elsewhere

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Estate agents see little growth in factory values

Predict that weak demand this year will slow the rises in prices and rents

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