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Macau gets some Xmas cheer as arrivals rise

The Macau government’s intense marketing efforts in Mainland China appear to have borne fruit over the Christmas holiday season with hotels reaching an average occupancy rate of 70 percent.

Macau expects to see 5 million visitors in 2020

Macau expects its end of year visitor tally to be about five million, with most of those arriving before the pandemic hit in January, down sharply from 40 million last year.

Macau average daily visitors edges up to 20,600 by mid-November

Macau was seeing more than 20,600 average daily visitors up until mid-November, up from a daily average of about 19,000 in October, according to the Council for the Development of Tourism. The average hotel occupancy was at about 45 percent, compared with 38.1 percent in October.

Coronavirus hits industry, but underlying demand seen strong

Looking at the Chinese New Year visitation figures for Macau, it’s difficult not to be pessimistic about the near-term outlook for gaming in Asia, though analysts say underlying demand remains strong and there is likely to be a snap back once the situation improves.
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Macau Sept. tourist arrivals gain, overnight guests decline

Tourism arrivals showed strong growth into Macau in September, though government data shows the biggest gains were in the lower spending day tripper category.

Suncity Group’s big diversification gamble

First established in 2007 amid Macau’s casino boom, Suncity Group rose to become the former Portuguese colony’s largest junket business, operating opulent VIP rooms...

Osaka “fastest-growing” foreign tourism destination in Japan

Osaka has become Japan’s “fastest-growing” destination for inbound tourism, with a five-fold increase between 2012 and 2017, according to a Reuters report, based on...

Macau Jan. tourism arrivals jump 25 percent

Tourism arrivals to Macau jumped 25 percent in January from the previous year, according to government statistics. The territory welcomed 3.4 million visitors, compared with...

Diamond Fortune partners with Japanese company for Primorye

Diamond Fortune has partnered with a Japanese company, Simple Create Co. Ltd, on its Imperial hotel complex, one of the largest projects in the...
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Myanmar eyes casinos to boost tourism

Myanmar looks set to be the next Asian jurisdiction to open its doors to IRs as the government seeks to attract much needed tourism dollars, with experts in the region predicting strong interest from potential investors.
Life After Pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Dossier

This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.

Australian market report: How to adapt to the new normal

Covid-19 forced the rapid and unexpected closure of venues across Australia, changing the operating environment with unprecedented speed and leaving managers scrambling to adapt...
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Life After POGOs – AGB Pop-Up Forum

The Philippines and Asia’s online gaming industry is going through uncertain times, with the gaming regulator seeing more and more operators leaving the country for greener pastures.
AGB Webinar - Acquiring and Retaining iGaming Customers

Acquiring & Retaining iGaming Customers

In this AGB Webinar Series, we covered the newest strategies for iGaming player acquisition and retention.
AGB Webinar Attracting Players, Not Fraudsters

Attracting players, not fraudsters

With sports betting restarting we are now seeing traffic levels return to pre-COVID levels. The same is unfortunately true for fraudulent activities as operators tempt players, both new and existing, with lucrative bonuses and attractive game offerings.
asia gaming briefings Dec 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Dec 2020 Edition

Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Nov 2020 Edition

While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Oct 2020 Edition

Before the Covid-19 crisis, tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region was at a record high, on track to welcome 80 million visitors in 2019, generating some $90 billion in revenue.