IKEA to Open First Macau Store in 2020

IKEA announced today that its first store in Macau, to be located in Taipa, is set to open in 2020 Q1, allowing Macau consumers to experience IKEA’s inspirational range of products and enjoy the benefits of its online shopping service, with delivery & pick up options. Adrian Worth, Managing Director of Dairy Farm Group IKEA […]

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Macau visitors up 8% in Sept

Macau welcomed 2,764,924 visitors in September, an increase of 8.0% year-on-year. This time, however, visitors from Hong Kong saw the strongest YoY growth, up 27.2%, compared to mainland arrivals, which grew 5.7%.  There were 1,924,490 mainland arrivals last month, of which 49.0% came from Guangdong.  Hong Kong was next at 564,771, while Taiwan was up 6.4% […]

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Macau to lease part of Hengqin Port

Macau to lease part of Hengqin Port Macau has been formally approved by the Central Government to take control of an area in the new Hengqin Port, which is due to open on December 20. This will enable visitors to pass through both mainland and Macau Customs and Immigration inside the port’s main hall, an […]

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Sands Resorts Macao and teamLab to Launch Groundbreaking, Immersive Museum at The Venetian Macao Massive digital art destination to open in January 2020

Sands Resorts Macao and art collective teamLab will launch a monumental digital-only museum at The Venetian Macao in January 2020. The as yet untitled permanent museum will be housed in The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Expo Hall F, boasting 5,000 square metres of floor space. With eight metre-high ceilings throughout, the space will be transformed by […]

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MGM Presents MGM Chef Nic Gastronomusic Fest A Groovy Dégustation with Nicholas Tse

As a trendsetter in Asia’s entertainment landscape, MGM continues to push back the frontiers of multisensory indulgence by whipping up creativity in its fullest sense. From November 30 to December 1, MGM will organize Macau’s first ever food and music festival in collaboration with Chef Nic, the gourmet brand founded by multi-talented celebrity Nicholas Tse. […]

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The Venetian Macao Wins ‘Property of the Year’ at the Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas 2019

The Venetian Macao has won ‘Property of the Year’ at the Global Gaming Awards held on Oct. 14, 2019 in Las Vegas. The integrated resort took the title after beating nine other competitors also nominated in the category. Dr. Wilfred Wong, President, Sands China Ltd., said: “Winning this prestigious accolade, in an industry which boasts […]

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Brazil seeks Macau’s ‘advice’ on resorts

Is Brazil about to open up to casinos? The idea was raised in a more than casual way at a forum being held in Macau this week. As reported by Macau Daily Times, Marcelo Álvaro Antônio, Brazil’s Minister of Tourism, asked for feedback at the Global Tourism Economy Forum on his country’s plans to invite […]

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Macau, Zhuhai to set up GBA tourism institute

Macau and Zhuhai are to jointly establish a new Greater Bay Area tourism-focused institute, based in Zhuhai. According to a report by Xinhua, the new institute will be jointly managed by Macau’s Institute of Tourism (known by its Portuguese acronym, IFT), the Zhuhai Cultural Broadcasting and Sports Bureau, and the Zhuguang Group, a major state-owned […]

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