More than 32,000 residents applied for helicopter tour

About 32,008 residents applied for only 1,584 quotas for a local helicopter tour included in the ‘Macao Ready Go!’ initiative before the deadline, the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) indicated.

Electronic lots were drawn yesterday with representatives from the Macau Travel Agency Association, Association of Macao Tourist Agents and Travel Industry Council of Macau, with 792 listed applicants each given two quotas for joining the local tour.

Applicants can check out the list at the MGTO’s website, while applicants numbered 1 — 792 in the list will be notified individually by the travel agencies concerned.

Applicants are required to confirm their date of participation and names of tour participants as well as complete the tour fee payment until 6:00pm this Wednesday (July 29).

If listed applicants cannot complete the application formalities they will be regarded as giving up their quotas, with 208 listed applicants on the waiting list to up the quotas in order.

Every Sky Shuttle helicopter can accommodate up to 12 passengers.