Genting Cruise Lines said on Thursday that it is recruiting Singaporeans to work on its ship World Dream, weeks before the commencement of a pilot scheme allowing two cruise lines to resume services with enhanced Covid-19 safety protocols.
Kangwon Land has announced it has reopened its casino to visitors, operating at a limited capacity.
From Thursday, SkyCity Auckland will be permitted to operate without any Covid-19 related restrictions such as social distancing or limitations on the size of...
NagaCorp said the momentum it has seen on its gaming floors since reopening to the public in August appears to have been sustained through to end September, led by the mass market.
Donaco International said its Star Vegas property in Cambodia reopened on Friday, though on a limited basis to test operational systems.
Casinos in New York State, including Genting Group’s Resorts World Catskills, will be permitted to open from next Wednesday, though will face strict reopening restrictions.
Jurisdictions around Asia are noting a strong surge in domestic tourism as a result of the pandemic, but border reopenings remain some way off and local traffic is unlikely to do enough to offset lost revenue in the IR industry.
The Philippines’ Bureau of Internal Revenue has reiterated that Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) need to pay a 5-percent franchise tax before they can resume their operations and denied that the levy was a new cost for business.
Casinos and clubs are reopening their doors to the public and so far, for most businesses, the comeback has been far more difficult than anticipated. The situation is analogous to learning to walk again after a horrific automobile accident.
Genting Malaysia has seen reasonable growth in visitation since it began reopening on June 15 and Resorts World Genting has doubled its number of available rooms, according a research report from CGS-CIMB.