The Macau Metro Monitor, December 28th, 2010
VISITOR ARRIVALS FOR NOVEMBER 2010 DSEC
DSEC reported total visitor arrivals rose by 6.5% YoY to 2,013,188. Visitors from Mainland China increased by 7.9% YoY to 1,096,865 (54.5% of total), with 437,375 traveling to Macau under the Individual Visit Scheme, up by 13.5% from November 2009.
Visitors from Hong Kong (561,395), Japan (35,897) and Republic of Korea (26,832) grew by 10.8%, 4.6% and 77.2% respectively, while those from Taiwan, China (96,432), Malaysia (34,855), and Singapore (24,987) decreased by 16.5%, 8.2% and 8.3% respectively.
MGM MACAU AT FULL SPEED macaubusiness.com
MGM Macau president Grant Bowie said MGM Macau is currently using all of its 427 gaming tables. Bowie said previously, MGM was only using 380 tables but a pickup in business in late 2009-2010 allowed it to improve its table utilization rate.