Over 10 million people visited Macau during the first quarter of 2019, an increase of 21.2% compared to the same quarter of 2018, according to the region’s Statistics and Census Bureau.
Visitors remained in Macau for an average of 1.1 days, minus 0.1 days compared with the year-ago period, with visitors from Mainland China (7.44 million) and Hong Kong (1.79 million) increasing by 23.5% and 21.3%, respectively.
In March, Macau received 3.38 million visitors, an increase of 24.0% year-on-year and a decrease of 4.4% in monthly terms, with an average visitor stay of 1.2 days, which was identical to the average stay in March 2018.
The Statistics and Census Bureau also reported that the number of visitors from mainland China entering Macau in March increased by 24.0% to 2.38 million.
Of the visitors arriving in Macau in March 2018, more than 504,000 used the transport routes that cross the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, or 20% of those arriving in Macau by land. (Macauhub)