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Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 17:00 Hrs  [IST]

Macau Tourism at Glance

Macau is fast gaining momentum among Indian travellers as a leisure and MICE destination. TravelBiz Monitor presents an overview of inbound traffic. While Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan are the top three source markets,for Macau, Indian arrivals have increased over the past couple of years.

Visitor arrivals by place of residence

Place of  residence
2007r
2008r
2009r
2010
Jan - Sept 2011
Visitor No
%
Visitor No.
%
Visitor No.
%
Visitor No.
%
Visitor No.
%
Grand Total
26,992,995
100.00
22 933 185
100.00
21 752 751
100.00
24 965 411
100.0
20,662,153
100.0
Asia
26,257,586
97.28
22,161,747
96.64
21,084,984
96.90
24,273,409
97.2
20,151,598
97.5
Americas
306,294
1.13
312,611
1.36
278,661
1.3
 297,137
1.1
222,461
1.1
Europe
257,300
0.95
272,188
1.19
235,725
1.1
 244,463
0.9
179,105
 0.9
Oceania
134,106
0.50
157,175
0.69
135,215
0.6
127,557
0.5
91,454
 0.4
Others
37,709
0.14
29,464
0.13
18,166
0.1
22,845
0.1
17,535
 0.1
Source of data: Public Security Police
r Revised figures
0# Magnitude less than half of the unit employed

Visitor arrivals from India

Place of  Residence
2007r
2008r
2009r
2010
Jan - Sept 2011
Visitor No
%
Visitor No.
%
Visitor No.
%
Visitor No.
%
Visitor No.
%
India
45,473
0.17
82,369
0.36
107,513
0.5
169,096
0.7
128,830
 0.6


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Top 3 source markets

Place of  residence
2007r
2008r
2009r
2010
Jan - Sept 2011
Visitor No
Visitor No.
Visitor No.
Visitor No.
Visitor No.
Mainland China
14,866,391
11,613,171
10,989,533
13,229,058
11,752,830
Hong Kong
8,174,064
7,016,479
6,727,822
7,466,139
5,777,244
Taiwan, China
1,444,082
1,315,865
1,292,551
1,292,734
943,742

Characteristics of visitors by place of residence

Place of Residence
Main purpose of visiting Macau
Vacation
Visiting Relatives or Friends
2007
2008
2009
2010
2007
2008
2009
2010
Total
75
71
69
65
7
8
7
7
Mainland China
79
79
81
72
6
6
6
7
Hong Kong
71
64
61
50
9
12
9
10
Taiwan, China
65
56
61
36
7
2
2
3
Japan
96
97
94
87
1
0#
1
1
Southeast Asia
85
83
85
77
4
2
2
2
Europe
84
83
84
72
4
5
5
11
Americas
81
81
82
77
6
8
9
8
Oceania
87
87
81
78
5
3
4
9
Others
88
92
92
85
4
-
0#
2


Place of Residence
Main Purpose of Visiting Macau
Attending International or
Regional Conventions / Exhibitions
Gaming
2007
2008
2009
2010
2007
2008
2009
2010
Total
0#
1
0#
0#
4
4
8
10
Mainland China
1
1
0#
0#
4
3
5
5
Hong Kong
0#
0#
0#
1
4
5
11
22
Taiwan, China
0#
1
0#
0#
2
3
3
2
Japan
-
0#
0#
0#
2
1
2
5
Southeast Asia
0#
1
0#
0#
1
1
3
4
Europe
1
1
1
0#
1
2
2
6
Americas
1
0#
0#
1
4
3
4
4
Oceania
1
0#
0#
1
1
1
4
4
Others
2
1
1
1
2
1
3
5
Note: Percentages may not add up to 100% due to rounding
0# Magnitude less than half of the unit employed

Per-capita spending of visitors by place of residence

Place of Residence
Visitor
Tourist
Same-Day Visitor
2007
2008
2009
2010
2007
2008
2009
2010
2007
2008
2009
2010
Total
1,637
1,729
1,616
1,518
2,223
2,421
2,328
2,529
623
526
601
593
Mainland China
3,080
3,571
3,040
2,039
4,355
4,706
4,164
3,367
1,085
997
1,179
828
Hong Kong
1,085
1,109
1,159
811
1,403
1,493
1,644
1,345
442
433
473
342
Taiwan, China
1,447
1,361
1,349
677
2,232
2,303
2,754
2,078
395
284
273
146
Japan
995
967
1,286
1,394
1,971
2,079
2,331
2,096
478
452
420
452
Southeast Asia
1,452
1,864
1,659
1,319
1,836
2,348
2,214
1,883
476
394
531
398
Europe
905
1,008
1,226
1,064
1,534
1,917
2,322
1,658
450
392
410
429
Americas”
1,304
1,075
1,311
1,148
2,252
1,643
2,085
1,853
484
441
495
402
Oceania”
1,267
1,093
1,284
1,254
2,417
1,808
2,236
2,005
429
414
401
459
Others”
893
1,198
1,574
1,581
1,545
1,938
2,458
2,225
439
458
475
431

Average length of stay of visitors by place of residence

Place of Residence
Visitor
Tourist
Same-Day Visitor
2007
2008
2009
2010
2007
2008
2009
2010
2007
2008
2009
2010
Total
1.1
1.1
1.1
0.9
1.6
1.7
1.6
1.7
0.2
0.2
0.3
0.2
Mainland China
1.3
1.4
1.3
1.0
2.0
2.0
1.9
1.8
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
Hong Kong
1.1
1.0
1.0
0.8
1.5
1.5
1.5
1.4
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.2
Taiwan, China
1.2
1.0
0.9
0.6
1.9
1.8
1.8
1.8
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.1
Japan
0.7
0.6
0.9
1.1
1.4
1.4
1.7
1.7
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
Southeast Asia
1.3
1.5
1.2
1.1
1.8
1.9
1.7
1.6
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
Europe
0.8
0.9
1.0
1.1
1.6
1.9
2.0
1.9
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.2
Americas
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.3
2.0
1.7
1.8
2.2
0.2
0.2
0.3
0.2
Oceania
1.0
0.9
1.0
1.1
2.1
1.6
1.8
1.9
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.2
Others
0.6
0.9
1.0
1.1
1.2
1.5
1.6
1.6
0.2
0.2
0.3
0.2
Source of data: Visitor Expenditure Survey

Hotel’s occupancy rate and average room rate

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