Macao saw record tourism upturn during national holidays

 Tuesday, October 11, 2022 


Macao Special Administrative Region of China experienced a major revival in tourism market in the National Day holidays. The entire credit goes to its sound pandemic-containment initiations and promotional festive efforts.

At the time of the week-long vacations that came to an end on Friday, Macao introduced several promotional events like shows on fireworks, new interactive devices at the Macao Grand Prix Museum and community tours to draw mainland tourists.

A 5-year-old boy with the name Yang Yang from Shanghai had traveled to Macao together his parents as well as grandparents in the holidays. The family of three generations while standing on the beach close to the famous Macao Science Center enjoyed the outstanding fireworks show on top of the sea along with the crowds lining up the long coastline.

The boy’s father said that they came to Macao during the holidays mainly for leisure and shopping purposes. Their trip has been worth so far.

More than 180,000 visitors, majority of them from the Chinese mainland, came to Macao during the holidays, as per the statistics from the Macao SAR Government Tourism Office. Macao recorded a total of 37,000 visitor arrivals on October 1st, till now, the second highest daily record in 2022.

The well-known tourist spots like the Ruins of Saint Paul’s and the Largo do Senado, during the holidays witnessed huge number of tourists busy taking selfies and buying local stuffs once again.

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