Weekend slowdown hurts Macau Golden Week growth


first_img Galaxy offers first glimpse of new Galaxy Macau convention center ahead of 2021 launch Load More Macau GGR tumbles 8.6% in August The slowdown was primarily influenced by arrivals from mainland China, from where Macau enjoyed a 70.3% increase to 116,608 on Thursday but only 3.5% growth on Friday to 111,341. Saturday’s 84,895 mainland Chinese visitors represented a 15.2% year-on-year decline.Despite the falling visitation over the weekend, overall tourist numbers through the first six days of Golden Week combined remains 11.8% higher than last year at 812,452, including an 18.9% increase from mainland China to 677,078.Golden Week concluded on Sunday with final visitor numbers for the holiday period to be released by the Public Security Police Force on Monday. JW Marriott at Galaxy Macau named venue and Galaxy Entertainment Group named Venue Sponsor for 2019 Asian Gaming Power 50 Black Tie Gala Dinner Visitor numbers to Macau slowed considerably over the weekend to put the brakes on a strong start to the city’s National Day holiday period.Having enjoyed a 51.8% year-on-year increase in tourist numbers on Thursday to 138,122, Friday’s numbers declined to 135,853 – representing just 1.6% year-on-year growth – before Saturday saw another fall to 114,298, down 12.1% on the same day in 2017. RelatedPostslast_img

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