Hong Kong-listed NagaCorp has announced the voluntary suspension of operations at its NagaWorld property in Phnom Penh after several staff were found positive for Covid-19, as well as a rise in Covid-19 community transmissions in the country.
Macau Gross gambling revenue (GGR) in March is expected to be down in the low to mid-sixties percent from the same month last year, though visitation is expected to improve in Spring and travel with Hong Kong may resume from Q2, Bernstein Research said in a note.
Authorities in Sihanoukville have warned visitors not to come to the city and urged its residents to stay in place to curb the spread of a new outbreak of Covid-19.
Following a statement issued by the Victorian government, operating conditions at Crown Melbourne were eased with effect from this past weekend.
The last two of Macau’s operators released Q4 results on Thursday, with both returning to profit at the EBITDA-level and expressing confidence in the market recovery.
All three segments of the Jin Bei Hotel as well as the Horng Gon Chea Yi Hotel in Sihanoukville have been closed down after two Chinese women were diagnosed with Covid-19.
Cambodia and Macau are expected to lead the recovery in Asia-Pacific gaming this year, trailed by Singapore and the Philippines, according to a report from Colliers International. Cambodia's gross gambling revenue may hit 60 percent of its pre-Covid base.
Fitch Ratings predicts a slow return in international tourism flows across the Asia Pacific to begin in 2H21, but arrivals will remain well below pre-pandemic levels and projections will depend on virus containment and effective vaccine distribution.
Genting Singapore says it's considering major design changes to the expansion plans for Resorts World Sentosa to take account of new health and safety requirements and the changing dynamics of the VIP market.
Singapore authorities are investigating the case of a Malaysian truck driver, who tested positive for Covid-19, and who visited Genting Singapore's Resorts World Sentosa casino.