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Will changing Covid travel preferences leave IRs in the cold?

As the Covid crisis continues to rage across Asia, there appears to be little hope for a full return to international travel any time soon, however once that does become a possibility will the post-pandemic traveller still be seeking the same experiences as before?
Macau Skyline, GGR

Macau Week roadshow moves to Shanghai

Macau tourism authorities' campaign to attract visitors from the Mainland is moving to Shanghai, with a weeklong roadshow beginning on June 3.

Glamping & RVs among new China travel preferences

Although much of the world is closed down to international travel, destinations interested in attracting the Mainland Chinese visitor should be aware of new trends and preferences and tailor their offer accordingly.

MGM hopeful for strong summer after Golden Week gains

MGM China is expecting strong results during the Summer holidays and hopes that the recent Golden Week holiday may have marked a turning point for the industry, according to President and Chief Financial Officer Kenneth Xiaofeng.
Can domestic tourism fill the void?

Locals program unlikely to be expanded, despite Covid

Appeals from Vietnam’s casino owners to allow locals to gamble are likely to fall on deaf ears despite plummeting revenue due to the closure of international borders.

Macau Q1 visitor spending jumps 23.5 percent

Macau Q1 visitor spending jumped 23.5 percent year-on-year to MOP6.18 billion, fuelled by shopping and food and drink.
PH Resorts' Emerald Bay moves ahead

PH Resorts hopeful of tourism resumption with vaccines

PH Resorts said it believes that in the coming months there will be a resumption of both international and local flights as vaccines are rolled out, which will spur a recovery of tourism in the Philippines and around the region.
Regions seen as outperformers

PH Resorts eyes Japan’s high rollers with junket accord

PH Resorts, which is developing the Emerald Bay resort on Cebu, has signed an accord with a junket operator aimed at tapping into Japan’s VIP market.

Royal Ha Long records net loss of $1.2 million

Royal International Joint Stock Company, owner of the Royal Ha Long Bay Casino reported nearly a VND27 billion loss in the first quarter of 2021, marking the sixth consecutive quarter of loss for the company. 

APAC to get 820 more hotels in 2021, more in pipeline

Despite Covid-mandated travel restrictions, the number of new hotels will continue to expand in 2021 with 820 hotel projects and 190,332 rooms due to go live in the Asia Pacific region.
AGE at ICC Sydney, 2021

Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2021

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
life after pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Pop-Up Forum

The Philippines and Asia’s online gaming industry is going through uncertain times, with the gaming regulator seeing more and more operators leaving the country for greener pastures.
AGB Webinar - Acquiring and Retaining iGaming Customers

Acquiring & Retaining iGaming Customers

In this AGB Webinar Series, we covered the newest strategies for iGaming player acquisition and retention.

Regulating the Game 2021

Esports BAR Cannes

AGBriefings, June, 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas

Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
Asia Gaming Briefings, april 2021

Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
Agbriefings February 21

Asia Gaming Briefings – Feb 2021 Edition

The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.