The Deputy Director of the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) said Friday that the number of visitor arrivals from Hong Kong had recovered to 80% of 2019 levels as the agency prepares to launch more promotional activities in the month ahead.
The impressive recovery in Hong Kong arrivals comes with the total number of arrivals to Macau having reached 70,000 in June, gradually creeping towards the daily average of around 108,000 pre-COVID.
“The number of Hong Kong visitors to Macau has now recovered to 80% of 2019, and it is hoped that the number of visitors to Macau will maintain the upward trend in the summer,” said MGTO Deputy Director Ricky Hoi.
Hoi revealed that the MGTO will conduct a large-scale promotion in Hong Kong in early July, followed by a campaign in South Korea and visits to Southeast Asia in the next quarter.
“MGTO’s measures to attract international visitors will not be suspended, such as the buy-one-get-one-free offer on Air Macau tickets,” he said. “We hope to attract more foreign visitors through the offer.”
The MGTO together with more than 30 Macau enterprises, comprising hotels, travel agencies and project planning companies, traveled to Hong Kong on Thursday to participate in the 37th International Travel Expo Hong Kong and the 18th MICE Travel Expo.