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Macau’s July daily visitors averaging 87K, meeting expectations: MGTO

Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) deputy director Cheng Wai Tong reported that, as of Wednesday July 10th, the average daily visitors count for July stands at approximately 87,000, aligning with the office’s expectations.

According to a local media outlet, Cheng expressed optimism about the tourism sector’s performance during the summer holiday period.

In addition to the strong visitor numbers, the hotel occupancy rate from January to June this year was around 88 percent. Cheng believes that this rate will exceed 90 percent during the peak summer season, reflecting robust demand.

Cheng also noted that there have been no reports from the industry about staffing shortages. He expressed confidence that the tourism sector has adequately prepared for the busy season, ensuring sufficient personnel to accommodate the influx of visitors.

According to previous projections, Macau is expected to receive 33 million visitors this year and from January to May Macau already received over 14 million visitors.

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Viviana Chan
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Viviana Chan is an editor, interpreter, and journalist. With over a decade of experience, she writes in English, Chinese, and Portuguese. Viviana started her career in Macau-based newspapers, where she became passionate about the region's social, financial, and cultural development. Her writing focuses on the economy, emerging industries, gaming development, political affairs, and cross cultural-exchange in the business and cultural domains. She is avid for news and eager to discover and cover stories that generate public relevance.

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