The Macau Metro Monitor, April 3, 2012
SINGAPORE VISITOR ARRIVALS STB
Singapore visitors rose 13.5% YoY in January with Mainland China visitors soaring 52.9% YoY due to Chinese New Year.
BARRIER GATE EXPECTS 1.1M HOLIDAYMAKERS Macau Daily Times
Local police expects more than 1.1 million people to go through the Barrier Gate checkpoint between Macau and Zhuhai during the Qing Ming festival. Police said the overall number of visitors crossing the boundary last year was 1.09 million during the festival, and is expected to increase by 3 to 5% this year.
VENETIAN RE-LAUNCHES THEATRE AND BRINGS NEW SHOWS Macau Daily Times
After being unused for more than a month since the last Cirque du Soleil Show, Venetian’s theatre will be re-launched on Sunday, April 8. Gus Liem, vice president of entertainment at Venetian, says Sands China’s other entertainment location “CotaiArena” is “full every week.” He sees no difficulty in attracting Chinese gambling tourists to the events as he says “80% of the arena public is from outside”.