The Macau Metro Monitor. December 23rd, 2009
NOVEMBER VISITOR ARRIVAL GROWTH SLOWS forextv.com
Macau’s Statistics and Census Service or DSEC announced that the number of visitor arrivals increased by 2.7% year-over-year in November, slower than the 5.2% growth seen in October. Visitation from mainland China grew by 14.6% y-o-y, while visitation from Taiwan and Malaysia increased by 15.8% and 5.1% respectively. Visitation from Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore decreased in November. For the year-to-date, visitation has dropped 6.2% compared to the same period of 2008.