Visitor arrivals rise 5.6 percent over Easter

Macau registered a total of 427,000 visitor arrivals during the four-day Easter weekend, marking an increase of 5.6 year-on-year compared to the same period in 2016, according to the Public Security Police Force.

Total visitor arrivals from the Greater China markets increased by 5.1 percent to a record of 384,000.

The percentage of growth was recorded as 6.5 percent and 4.1 percent for the Mainland and Hong Kong markets, whereas Taiwanese visitor arrivals in Macau dropped by 10.3 percent.

All other visitor markets saw a double-digit growth of 10.9 percent over the long weekend.