In 2019, Macao tourism corporations reported greater than 39.Four million guests, a rise of 10.1% over the earlier 12 months. This is a brand new document for town, based on official figures launched by the Macanese authorities.
Last 12 months, the previous territory administered by Portugal was visited by 39.406.181 folks, a quantity near 40 million, based on the Statistics and Census Services (DSEC). The overwhelming majority of tourists come from mainland China: greater than 27 million guests, a rise of 10.5% in comparison with 2018.
In 2019, Macao welcomed 7.Three million guests from Hong Kong, an annual development of 16.2%, and a couple of million guests from Taiwan, 0.2% greater than in 2018. On the opposite hand, guests from South Korea (743.026), the United States (199.800) and Australia (84,030) declined in comparison with the numbers of 2018.
Last 12 months, 18.4% of tourists arriving by land used the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (5.381.058), inaugurated on the finish of 2018 and thought of the biggest sea crossing on the planet, based on the DSEC. In 2019, the variety of hikers (20.773.482) and vacationers (18.632.699) grew by 20.0% and 0.8% respectively. In relation to the typical intervals of keep of tourists (1.2 days), vacationers (2.2 days) and hikers (0.2 days), these remained an identical to 2018.
Despite the sharp annual development, in December Macao tourism authorities reported a drop within the variety of guests: within the final month of the 12 months, Macao acquired 3.083.406 guests, down 13.6% in annual phrases, the DSEC revealed. During that interval, the variety of hikers (1.607.764) and vacationers (1.475.642) fell by 12.1% and 15.3% respectively.
For this 12 months, the Macau tourism workplace expects an additional drop within the variety of vacationers. The projected lower quantities to three%. The workplace, nevertheless, plans to struggle the expectations and give attention to the promotion of clever tourism growth, gastronomy, on enhancing the standard of companies, and on the inauguration of the Macao Grand Prix Museum.