The Macau Metro Monitor. November 18th, 2009
MAINLAND VISITORS SPEND MORE macaudailytimes.com.mo
Mainland tourists outspend and outstay most foreign tourists, according to new information from the Statistics and Census Service. The per-capita spend of Mainland visitors in the third quarter was MOP 3,268, almost twice the average spend of other visitors. Overall per-capita spend of visitors declined year-over-year by 9%.
In the third quarter of 2009, per-capita non-shopping spending (excluding gaming expenses) of visitors fell by 12 percent year-on-year to MOP 931, of which expenses on Accommodation and Food & Beverage accounted for 47% and 31%, respectively.