The Macau Metro Monitor, October 28th 2010
OCTOBER TO SET NEW RECORD FOR MONTHLY CASINO REVENUE macaubusiness.com
According to LUSA, October MTD GGR has almost reached MOP 19 BN, a YoY increase of 50%.
TOURISM SECTOR PERFORMANCE FOR SEPTEMBER 2010 STB
September visitor arrivals to Singapore registered 18.4% growth to reach 947,000, a record for September. This month's visitor arrivals can be partly attributed to the hosting of the FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX, the world’s only FORMULA ONE night race. South Korea (+63.2%), Malaysia (+40.2%), and Vietnam (+38.9%) visitors registered the highest growth; mainland China visitors increased 25% YoY. REVPAR increased 20.7% YoY in September.
NEW COTAI FILES PETITION FOR EAST ASIA'S SHARE IN MACAO STUDIO CITY macaubusiness.com
New Cotai has initiated petition proceedings against East Asia Satellite Television (Holdings) “for engaging in unfair and prejudicial conduct in relation to the Macao Studio City project,” in Cotai. New Cotai seeks “an expedited hearing and order that East Asia be required to transfer its interest in the Macao Studio City joint venture to New Cotai at a price to be determined by the court.”