Friday September 22 2017
Macau Tourist Arrivals at 2866400.00
Visitor arrivals in Macau fell 0.6 percent year-on-year to 2.918 million in August of 2017, following a 4.4 percent increase in July. It was the first decline in tourist arrival since February due to catastrophic typhoon on 23 August. Overnight visitors went up by 4.8 percent, while same-day visitors decreased by 6.2 percent. Visitors from China, which accounted for 70.4 percent of total visitors, rose 1.9 percent with those traveling under the Individual Visit Scheme edging down by 0.4 percent. Also, visitors increased from South Korea (30.8 percent) and Japan (8.2 percent). In contrast, visitors dropped from Hong Kong (-10.5 percent), Taiwan (-1.9 percent), the USA ( -7.7 percent), Canada (-10.3 percent), Australia (-15 percent), the UK (-15.5 percent), and France (-12.2 percent).