Macau’s visitor arrivals up 15.9% in April

Visitor arrivals to Macau rose 15.9% to 3.43 million in April, driven by day-trippers from the mainland.

According to the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC), overnight visitors rose by 5.4% YoY to 1.62 million, while same-day visitors surged 27.4% to 1.81 million.

Mainland visitor numbers rose 13.4% to 2.34 million. They came mainly from neighboring Guangdong and Hunan province. The majority arrived through the Gongbei land crossing – 1,759,111, up 17.2%, while 558,637 came in via the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge. Visitor arrivals by air increased by 18.4% year-on-year to 314,870, whereas those by sea declined by 38.6% to 586,431.

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