Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicated that the number of MICE events held in the third quarter of 2020 increased by 25 quarter-to-quarter to 63; and the total number of participants and attendees jumped by 1,281 percent to 297,000. Nevertheless, the figures for MICE events and participants and attendees still recorded sharp decreases on a year-on-year basis.
Century Entertainment International Holdings has reported to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange its financial results for the April-September 2020 period. In this six-month stretch, the firm had losses of approximately HK$6.2 million (US$800,000).
Jurisdictions benefiting from local support will continue to outperform in the first half of next year, with destination markets such as Singapore, Macau and Las Vegas, likely to begin a faster pace of recovery in the second half once vaccines become more widely available, Fitch Ratings said.
Emperor Entertainment, which operates the Grand Emperor Hotel and the Inn Hotel Macau, has reported revenues at nearly HK$93 million (US$12.1 million) for the April-September six-month period, a figure which was down 86.3 percent year-on-year.
The number of non-residents workers employed by Macau’s hotel, F&B, gaming, and entertainment sectors dropped by 13.5 percent between January and October of this year to about 61,000, according to data published by the Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL).
Macau's VIP market won't fully recovery any time in the foreseeable future and gross gambling revenue in 2023 is still expected to be lower than the levels of 2015, Bernstein Research said in a note.
Levo Chan, CEO of junket promoting firm Tak Chun Group, has increased his stake in Macau Legend Development to 33.19 percent, consolidating his position as the leading shareholder, even as changes are made to the composition of the board.