Authorities in Macau are beginning to re-evaluate border control measures after numerous cases linked to the Nanjing outbreak
Amongst reinforced pandemic prevention and control measures in the Chinese province of Guangdong and in Macau in early June, visitation to the city slumped 39 percent compared to May.
Analysts from J.P. Morgan say they are expecting "upbeat summer holidays" in Macau, with the city hoping to recover after registering its worst gross gaming revenue figure of 2021 in June.
Despite restrictions on international travel, the Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo admitted nearly 24,000 visitors over the weekend.
Taxes received from Macau's gaming operators in between January and June of this year totalled some MOP19.64 ($2.45 billion) during the first six months of the year.
Health authorities in Macau announced on Wednesday they were removing all areas of the Guangdong province from its 14-day mandatory quarantine list.
Macau authorities today said that a new scheme, which could allow visitors to come in from Hong Kong without requiring quarantine, might not include access to the SAR's casino floors.
Shares in Macau's operators were mostly higher on Wednesday on renewed hopes for a resumption of travel between the gaming hub and Hong Kong.
Hong Kong’s Secretary for Food and Health has confirmed the relaxing of quarantine requirements for non-Hong Kong residents in Guangdong and Macau starting around mid-May.
Restrictions on border crossings into Macau will not likely be lifted by the end of June, according to analysts from Bernstein Research. While there has...
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