Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Macau

Macau visitor arrivals gain 19 percent in August

Visitor numbers to Macau rose 18.7 percent in August, lead by growth from Mainland China, according to information from the Statistics and Census Service.

VIP GGR to benefit from room openings: Bernstein

Macau’s overall gross gambling revenue is likely to rise about 3 percent to 4 percent in September after disruptions caused by Typhoon Mangkhut, though VIP revenue in the coming week may get a boost from new room openings, Bernstein Research says.

Macau hotels still serving sharks fin

Only nine out of 33 hotels have completely removed sharks fin from their menus, Macau News Agency reported marine conservation society BLOOM Hong Kong as saying.

Sean McCreery

Senior VP table games, Sands China

Operators eye innovation as retail pops

Alongside a rebound in gross gaming revenue, Macau is enjoying a boom in retail sales, with operators seeking to drive further growth through innovative concepts, such as pop-up shops and retail cafes.

Melco wins four Green Key Awards

Melco Resorts & Entertainment said it is the first in Macau to win four Green Key Awards, recognizing excellence in sustainability in its hotels.

Workers request mandatory suspension of gaming ops during typhoon

The New Macau Gaming Staff Rights Association is working on submitting a letter to the government urging it to establish a mandatory shutdown of...

MGTO calls for halt on tour groups

The Macau government Tourism Office has called for a halt on all tour groups to Macau until the post-Typhoon restoration work is completed. The...

Sands Cares ambassadors help clear Typhoon Mangkhut debris

Around 60 volunteers from the Sands Cares Ambassador programme helped clean up Hac Sa beach Tuesday morning, where they disposed of branches, rubbish, and...

Melco facing near term headwinds, but undervalued

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