THE M3: NEW YEAR TOURISM DATA; FERRY FARE

The Macau Metro Monitor, January 7, 2013

MORE TOURISTS ON NEW YEAR HOLIDAY Macau Business

According to data from the police, a total of 580,844 tourists visited Macau between December 30 and January 3, up by 4.92% YoY.  The Border Gate remained the busiest checkpoint with 660,000 movements.

MACAU-ZHUHAI FERRY MORE EXPENSIVE Macau Business

The ticket prices for the ferry service between the Inner Harbour and Zhuhai have increased by 50%,  The Macau Daily Times cited local Chinese media reports saying that the ferry operator Yuet Tung Shipping Co Ltd has increased the price from January 1.  A one-way ticket now costs MOP30 (US$3.75), while a two-way trip costs MOP40.