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HK visitors to Macau drop in February
(03-24 18:48)

Macau visitor arrivals in February increased by 8 percent year-on-year to 2.56 million in February, the city's Statistics and Census Service said. Most of them, or 54 percent spent only one day. But the number of visitors from Hong Kong fell.
Overnight and same-day visitors stayed an average of 1.9 days and 0.2 day respectively, the figures indicated.
Chinese mainland visitors increased by 14 percent year-on-year to 1.71 million, of which 821,844 traveled under the Individual Visit Scheme, accounting for 48 percent of the total.
Visitors from South Korea (52,427) and Japan (25,730) surged by 33 percent and 23 percent respectively year-on-year, while those from Hong Kong (551,626) and Taiwan (73,160) fell by 8 percent and 10 percent respectively.
Long haul visitors from the America (12,413), Australia (7,556), and Canada (5,318) increased by 3 percent, 15 percent and 2 percent respectively year-on-year, but those from Britain (4,125) decreased by 5 percent.—Xinhua

   
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