Dragon boat weekend visitors increase 18pct

The number of visitor arrivals to Macau over the Dragon Boat weekend increased by 17.9 percent to 419,120 over that of the same period last year. Official figures released yesterday by the Public Security Police show that a total of 1.29 million border crossings were recorded between May 31 and June 2, with 632,488 arrivals and 654,092 departures. The border gate remained the most popular border checkpoint for both departures and arrivals, followed by the Outer Harbour ferry terminal. The Taipa temporary ferry terminal came in third with more movements recorded than at Macau International Airport.