Tag Archives: golden week
- Macau’s Golden Week visitors improve but are they gambling?
October 11, 2016
Macau saw a surge of visitors during the annual Golden Week holiday period, although the average visitor may not have been gambling as much as they used to. Figures released Monday by the Macao Government Tourist Office show 1.15m tourists descending on Macau during the Oct. 1-7 period, an 8%...
- Macau casinos report better than expected Golden Week gaming volume
October 7, 2015
Macau casinos are enjoying better than expected gaming revenue numbers during the Golden Week holiday period, according to analysts’ reports. Visitation to Macau during the annual Chinese holiday was doing well until Typhoon Mujigae disrupted travel channels. Despite this setback, Credit Suisse analysts say anecdotal reports put average daily revenue...
- Galaxy turns VIP area into premium mass gambling zone
September 30, 2015
In preparation for the Golden Week holiday period, Galaxy Entertainment Group has turned its former David Group VIP area into a premium mass table gambling zone. The new Pavilion VIP Room admits players by invitation or those with a platinum level membership in Galaxy’s Privilege Club—the second lowest tier of Galaxy’s...
- How many Macau junket operators are currently swimming naked?
September 29, 2014
Macau casinos can expect 1.5m visitors during the upcoming Golden Week festivities, according to government estimates. The annual weeklong Chinese holiday kicks off Oct. 1 and visitation traditionally mirrors annual growth figures. Since the year-to-date visitation is up 7.5%, Macau’s government expects an 8% improvement over last year’s 1.4m Golden...
- Macau casino labor unrest may target SJM Holdings during Golden Week holiday
September 18, 2014
Macau casino workers may target operator SJM Holdings for another labor action during the upcoming Golden Week holiday, despite suggestions that local police are trying to intimidate the workers’ union leaders into tempering their protests. The Golden Week holiday, which commences Oct. 1, is one of the busiest times of...
- Hong Kong loses out to Macau in Golden Week visitors from China
May 12, 2014
China's mini Golden Week holiday that typically lasts from May 1 to May 3 usually brings with it a treasure trove of tourists flocking to Hong Kong to enjoy some much-needed R&R. But this year, Jing Daily reported that Macau beat out Hong Kong for the top vacation spot of...
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