The Macau Metro Monitor, April 16, 2013
PACKAGE TOURS AND HOTEL OCCUPANCY RATE FOR FEBRUARY 2013 DSEC
Visitor arrivals in package tours increased by 21.6% YoY to 803,934 in February 2013, attributable to the long holiday of Lunar New Year. Package tour visitors mainly came from Mainland China (600,005), with 278,140 coming from Guangdong Province, followed by those from Taiwan (61,853); the Republic of Korea (38,318) and Hong Kong (35,912).
There were 100 hotels and guesthouses operating at the end of February 2013, providing 28,122 rooms, up by 26.1% YoY; guest rooms of 5-star hotels accounted for 66.5% of the total. The average length of stay of guests held stable from a year earlier at 1.4 nights.